MV Transportation Inc., Appoints Kevin M. Jones As CEO To Strengthen Operations In Transforming Industry
October 18, 2017 Business News(PRLEAP.COM) Lisa Winston Hicks, Chairman of the MV Transportation Board of Directors, announced today that Kevin M. Jones has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company.
Recognized as a transformational business leader, Kevin joins MV from DXC Technology, a publicly traded IT services company, where he served as senior vice president and general manager of the Americas region. Prior to this role, Kevin was Chief Customer and Sales Officer of Dell Services. Kevin also served as Senior Vice President for HP's services business in Asia, Pacific and Japan, while living in Singapore. He spent most of his career as a General Manager, including a six-year assignment in London where he was responsible for some HP's largest customer relationships in Europe.
Kevin has an outstanding reputation for operational excellence and efficiency, and is expected to continue MV's momentum with renewed focus on improved safety results, increased training, continued growth and innovation.
"We are thrilled to have Kevin join MV Transportation as our new CEO during this transformative period for the public transit industry," said Hicks, chairman of MV's Board of Directors. "His track record of creating value, building momentum and energizing teams, makes him an ideal fit. Kevin's passion for customer service and his advocacy for diversity, inclusion and community involvement also make him the right person to lead MV as we embark on our 43rd year."
Kevin served as executive sponsor of three employee resource groups at Hewlett Packard Enterprise: the Black Employee Network (BEN), Young Employee Network (YEN), and PRIDE. He also serves as a board member for the North Texas Food Bank, and the World Affairs Council of Dallas.
"I am excited about joining the amazing team at MV as the new Chief Executive," Jones said. "MV has achieved such extraordinary success because of the unbelievably dedicated people who come to work every day with a singular purpose: to ensure we meet our commitments to our clients, our riders and each other. We serve some of the country's most vulnerable citizens and the MV Team is always ready to meet the challenges that come with serving our communities."
Kevin will help ensure MV has the right strategic processes, talent and culture to meet the needs of its clients and riders as the industry changes.
Kevin holds a BBA from James Madison University and is a Certified Management Accountant. He completed the Executive Training Program – Leading Strategic Change at Indiana University. He lives with his wife and two sons in Dallas, Texas.
About MV Transportation, Inc.
Headquartered in Dallas, MV Transportation, Inc. is the largest private provider of paratransit services and the largest privately-owned passenger transportation contracting firm based in the United States. The company employs more than 20,000 dedicated transit professionals in nearly 150 locations around the world.