Celadon Group Inc. has promoted Jonathan Russell (pictured) to president and chief operating officer. He will oversee all trucking operations. Also, Douglas Schmidt has been promoted to president of Celadon Trucking and will oversee the truckload division.
Russell previously served as president of Celadon Logistics Inc. since November 2010 and served in various other roles since 2002. Prior to joining the company, he served as a vice president in the Global Corporate Investment Bank of Citigroup Inc. Russell is the son of the company’s late founder and former Chairman and CEO Stephen Russell.
Schmidt previously served as president and COO at A&S Kinard, which was acquired by Celadon in 2014 and has more than 22 years of experience in the truckload industry.
Eric Meek has resigned as president and COO to pursue other interests.