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Kreft, Don

Kreft, a sales and management executive in the fleet management industry since 1965, served as president/CEO of LeasePlan USA from 1986 through 2000. During his tenure, LeasePlan grew from 1,100 vehicles to more than 125,000. Kreft also negotiated the acquisition of Consolidated Service Corp., and oversaw implementation of EDI and ePlan. He also served LeasePlan in a global capacity as an SVP of LeasePlan Corp., and as a director of LeasePlan International. Kreft was also a board member of the American Automotive Leasing Association (AALA) and the Automotive Fleet and Leasing Association (AFLA). Currently, he is an owner of Transport Solutions of America (TSOA), heading up the company's sales and marketing efforts as principal and chief marketing officer.

Kreft was inducted into the Automotive Fleet Hall of Fame in 2010.

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