SCHAUMBURG, IL – Union Leasing Inc. announced that current President Shad Peterson has been appointed CEO by its Board. Kent Boskovich, VP & managing director of business development and marketing, will become the next president of Union Leasing, overseeing all day-to-day activities and working with Peterson on future strategic directions. Boskovich has spent his entire professional career in the fleet management industry, of which the past nine years have been with Union Leasing. His experience also includes sales management positions with GE Fleet Services and Wheelco Leasing. As CEO, Peterson will spend his time focusing on making sure Union can achieve its vision and goal of becoming a leader in the small and medium business fleet management industry. Peterson will also start working with affiliated companies of Union Leasing, including strategic planning with Union’s parent company, Chicago Freight Car Leasing. During the transition over the next few months Union will be actively engaging an executive recruiting firm to find Boskovich’s replacement as managing director of business development and marketing. Union Leasing Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Chicago Freight Car Leasing, is a national fleet lessor with a focus in the small and medium-sized business market. Chicago Freight Car Leasing Inc. is a privately held company with more than 8,500 covered hopper cars in North America and a fleet of locomotives and railcars in Australia.

Originally posted on Fleet Financials