CANTON, GA – Donald Kreft, former president and CEO of fleet management company LeasePlan USA, has joined Transport Solutions of America (TSOA) as one of the principals and chief marketing officer. Kreft provides the fleet transportation company with more than 40 years of automotive industry experience.

Kreft's tenure in the corporate fleet and leasing industry includes serving as director of the American Automotive Leasing Association (AALA) and the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA). Additionally he served on the LeasePlan Board of Directors, spearheaded LeasePlan's ISO 9000 quality assurance process, and negotiated the acquisition of Consolidated Service Corporation. Kreft also partnered with IBM to implement LeasePlan's B2B web application ePlan. In addition, he started LeasePlan's "green effort" in the early 1990s by implementing the fleet management industry's first paperless office.

"I'm excited to move forward with this opportunity to grow TSOA," said Kreft. "It's a great company with a bright future and I'm proud to be a part of the team."

Kreft is also a nominee for the 2nd annual 2009 Fleet Hall of Fame.