Jon joined American Global Logistics as chairman in April 2017 and was appointed Executive Chairman and chief executive officer in July 2017. He has 36 years of executive leadership experience, including the past 22 years as a corporate director, president or CEO of both public and private companies that range from the Port of Long Beach to a billion-dollar subsidiary of FedEx Corporation.
With domain expertise in multi-modal logistics, enterprise software and environmental technologies, Jon has built businesses throughout North America, Europe and Asia, serving customers in more than 100 countries. Prior to joining AGL, Jon was chairman and CEO of Mxi Technologies, a leading aviation maintenance management enterprise software company, until its sale in 2017.
Previously, Jon was CEO of the Port of Long Beach, a primary U.S. gateway moving $200 billion a year in trans-Pacific trade. As CEO, he delivered record levels of cargo volume and revenue growth and successfully managed a $4 billion capital infrastructure expansion program. Jon’s career began in military and commercial aviation, leading to a distinguished 20-year career with FedEx, where he advanced to become President of FedEx Canada. During his seven-year tenure in Toronto, he increased annual sales from $50 million to $1 billion, establishing FedEx as Canada’s leading international express logistics enterprise.
Jon also serves as a trustee of his alma mater, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and holds a bachelor of science in aeronautics and a master of science degree in business administration.