04.08.2019Mike Wilson to Join CCM as CEO

Consolidated Chassis Management, LLC (CCM), the chassis pool subsidiary of the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association (OCEMA), announced today that Mike Wilson has been named as CCM's Chief Executive Officer by the company's board, effective April 10, 2019.

Mr. Wilson has been a member of the CCM Board of Managers and an officer of its parent company OCEMA since 2010, and has been instrumental in the growth of CCM in becoming the leading manager of cooperative intermodal chassis pools in the U.S.  As CEO, Mr. Wilson will lead the CCM management team in developing and executing the company's strategic objectives.

 "I am honored to join the great group of employees working for CCM at this pivotal time." said Mr. Wilson. "This is an incredible opportunity and I look forward to leading the company through its next phase of growth."

Mr. Wilson is a seasoned veteran in the transportation industry with a distinguished 39-year career in international shipping including senior positions in logistics, operations and customer service in North America, Europe, Central America, the Caribbean and South America, with United States Lines, Crowley Maritime, United Arab Shipping and Atlantic Container Line.  Prior to joining CCM, Mr. Wilson was Senior Vice President of Hamburg Süd North America, Inc., responsible for all marine and terminal operations, equipment and intermodal, finance and accounting, information technology, human resources, quality management and administration.

"We are very excited to name Mike as CEO of CCM," said Frank Grossi, Chairman of OCEMA and Acting Chairman of the CCM Board.  "Mike's business and operational acumen, years of experience working in the industry, and extensive background in intermodal operations make him a great fit to lead CCM."
"It has been a privilege working with Mike over the last several years and I look forward to working with him to lead CCM into the future," said CCM's President and Chief Operating Officer, Jon Poelma.

CCM is the leading cooperative chassis pool manager with a network of six regional chassis pools containing over 120,000 intermodal chassis at over 300  locations across the U.S. 

CCM was formed in 2005 as an industry utility by the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association, Inc. (OCEMA), an association of 11 major international ocean carriers.   CCM's six regional pools cover most U.S. intermodal rail hubs, as well as U.S. South Atlantic and Gulf Ports.  CCM pools are based on a cooperative model developed by OCEMA that emphasizes low barriers to entry, service reliability, safety, and cost effectiveness.  For more information visit www.ccmpool.com.

CCM Contact: Nicole Hassell

(973) 446-7903 / media@ccmpool.com