–Donlen Corporation announced that Tom Callahan
has been named president and chief operating officer effective Sept. 1.Callahan previously served as the company’s executive vice president,
overseeing a majority of Donlen’s operational departments. Callahan will
continue to maintain his existing responsibilities while increasing
coordination for Donlen’s sales, fleet management services, and finance & accounting departments.
Rappeport, Donlen’s chief executive officer, stated, “Tom has proven himself as
a successful leader and agent of change throughout his tenure at Donlen.He has
openly taken on new responsibilities and challenges while leading many
departments to new levels of success.”Rappeport continued, “Tom’s increased
involvement in these areas will allow me to continue to focus on Donlen’s
strategic alignment, new product development, green initiatives, and ensuring
that we have the appropriate resources and culture to achieve our corporate
joined the company in March 2006 as a senior vice president overseeing customer service, purchasing, remarketing, human resources, IT, quality, and
international operations in Canada
Callahan spent most of his career with GE Commercial Finance, Fleet Services.
He also served in various
leadership roles with GE in Japan,
Zealand and the
Prior to GE, he worked for Ford Motor Co. in various sales and operational
earned a B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and a Master’s Degree in
Marketing from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.