SOURCE: Ryder System, Inc.

Ryder System, Inc.

September 14, 2010 17:15 ET

Ryder Appoints Keyvan Bohlooli as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

20-Year Veteran Brings Broad Innovative IT Experience From the Energy/Power Industry

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - September 14, 2010) -  Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced it has selected Keyvan Bohlooli to serve as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Mr. Bohlooli will replace Kevin Bott, who will be retiring following a 15-year career with Ryder.

"We are pleased to welcome Keyvan to Ryder," said Ryder Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Greg Greene. "He brings an extensive background of leading information technology teams to drive business results within the deregulated energy industry, where innovation, consistency and reliability are paramount."

Mr. Bohlooli joins Ryder after more than 20 years with NextEra Energy, Inc. (formerly FPL Group), where he most recently served as Vice President of Information Management of NextEra Energy Resources, which included the innovative Wind Power Development division. Over the course of his career, Mr. Bohlooli has gained a broad base of leading edge IT experience, including: building organizations, infrastructure and applications to support rapid growth; envisioning and implementing technology innovations to deliver business value; as well as developing and directing Six Sigma innovation teams.

In his new role, Mr. Bohlooli will be responsible for all aspects of Ryder's IT organization, including technology vision and strategy, operations and project management, infrastructure and software development, resource optimization and systems development lifecycle.

About Ryder

Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions company. Ryder's stock (NYSE: R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. Inbound Logistics magazine has recognized Ryder as the top third party logistics provider, and Security magazine has named Ryder the number-one company for security practices in the transportation, logistics, supply chain, and warehousing sector. Ryder is a proud member of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program, supporting national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts. For more information on Ryder System, Inc., visit www.ryder.com.

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