NEW JERSEY– Contract Leasing Corporation (“CLC”), a leading trailer and intermodal chassis lessor, today announced the hiring of Joe Hite to serve as Senior Vice President of Business Development. Founded in 1991 and family-owned and operated, CLC has been a trusted provider of trailing equipment, fleet management, and maintenance services for over 30 years.
Joe Hite brings two decades of experience as a transportation and supply chain leader, most recently serving as Director of National Accounts for CIE Manufacturing, the largest chassis manufacturer in North America. Prior to joining CIE, Joe served as Vice President of Business Development with the American Trucking Associations, the largest and most comprehensive national trade association for the trucking industry.
“I am excited to join the growing team at CLC and champion the promise of delivering exceptional value to our customers across North America. Together with our partners at Wafra, Inc., we have the ability and aptitude to help fleets of all sizes maximize the utilization and efficiency of their trailing assets,” said Joe Hite.
“Joe brings a level of experience and expertise that is rare in this business,” said CLC’s Founder, Chief Executive Officer and President, Michael Goor. “Joe shares our values of customer service, operational excellence, and building a high-quality sales team. This is just the beginning.”
With over 30 years in operation, CLC is a leading trailer and chassis lessor with an18,000-unit fleet. Headquartered in New Jersey, CLC serves its customers from 13 branches and depots. CLC offers a comprehensive suite of services for fleet management, including leasing, sales and consulting, as well as fleet maintenance and 24/7 roadside assistance. For more information, please visit www.contractleasing.net.
Wafra is a global alternative investment manager with approximately $33 billion of assets under management. Wafra invests across a range of alternative assets, including real assets, infrastructure, real estate, and strategic partnerships. By providing flexible and accretive capital solutions and focusing on long-term partnerships, Wafra seeks to align and partner with high quality asset owners, companies and management teams. Headquartered in New York, Wafra has additional offices in London, Kuwait and Bermuda. For more information, please visit: www.wafra.com.
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