John Formisano ADVISOR
Mr. Formisano was notably responsible for Reyes Holdings vehicle strategy development and implementation as President of Reyes Fleet Management. Reyes deploys a fleet of over 10,000 units of refrigerated heavy trucks and related material handling equipment. Previously, he was Executive Director and Co-Chairman of Electrification Leadership Council, Chairman for the Board for Calstart, Board of Directors member for Azure Dynamics and an advisory board member to multiple startup companies in the vehicle space.
Mr. Formisano was Vice President of Global Vehicle Operations with FedEx Express from October 2003 until May 2010 where he was responsible for all aspects of vehicle strategy development and execution, including but not limited to Vehicle and Airport Ground Support Equipment selection, sourcing, maintenance and disposal. Mr. Formisano had full expense and capital budget responsibility, supporting 96,000 units. He developed and implemented the Fleet Plan for FedEx Express, including the alternative fuel vehicle strategy. During his 27 year tenure with FedEx, he held various positions including VP for Global Vehicles ; VP of Regional Operations; Managing Director of District Operations; Managing Director of Regional Planning & Administration; and Senior Manager of Industrial Engineering. He earned his MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and also completed an Executive Development Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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