Tom Havens is president of Fleet Management Solutions (FMS) for Ryder System, Inc., a leading commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company, and a member of Ryder’s executive leadership team. In this role, Mr. Havens is responsible for leading all areas of global business operations for the company's largest business segment, providing full-service leasing, contract maintenance, as well as commercial rental of trucks, tractors, and trailers to customers of all sizes and from across virtually every industry.
A 30-year veteran of Ryder, Mr. Havens was most recently senior vice president and global chief of operations for the FMS business unit, a role he held for nearly nine years. Previously, Mr. Havens served as vice president and general manager for FMS in Canada, where he was responsible for developing the country strategy, providing leadership direction for operations, sales, rental and asset management, and financial planning and forecasting.
Mr. Havens joined Ryder in 1993 as a rental representative in San Diego. Throughout his tenure with Ryder, he has held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility and various functions, including a rental manager for many locations, asset manager for the west region, general manager for San Francisco, vice president of asset management and vehicle sales, as well as head of operations for Ryder’s west region.
He earned his MBA in International Business from San Diego State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Rochester.