January 26, 2021

Icahn Automotive Appoints Elisa Bannon-Jones Chief People Officer and Deborah Brundage Chief Marketing Officer

Bannon-Jones and Brundage to lead the Human Resources and Marketing Strategies

Icahn Automotive, an Icahn Enterprises L.P. company, which owns and operates leading service provider Pep Boys, has announced the appointment of two senior executives: Elisa Bannon-Jones as Chief People Officer (CPO) and Deborah Brundage as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Bannon-Jones will lead the overall human resources strategy, overseeing compensation and benefits, talent acquisition, and performance and development. Brundage will direct the Company’s marketing, communications, and customer experience strategies, with a strong focus on consumer insights and digital engagement.

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Elisa Bannon-Jones, Chief People Officer (Photo: Business Wire)

Brian Kaner, CEO – Service said, “Our people and customers are central to everything we do. Elisa and Deborah both bring significant executive expertise and unique perspectives that we are confident will strengthen our culture, enhance our customer experience, and improve our

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Smith Transportation Services Appoints Jonathan Adams as Chief Executive Officer

The Post Capital Partners’ portfolio company enhances its leadership team to accelerate the strategic expansion of its attractive Load-to-Ride service within its existing and new geographies

Smith Transportation Services, LLC, a national full-service third-party logistics & asset-light transportation services provider, and a portfolio company of Post Capital Partners, is excited to announce the appointment of Jonathan Adams to its industry-leading management team as Chief Executive Officer.

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Mr. Adams has spent his entire 25-year career in the Transportation & Logistics industry as an investment banker, strategic advisor, board member, operational leader, and consultant. He has previously led the Transportation & Logistics Advisory Teams at Houlihan Lokey, Sterne Agee & Leach, and Deloitte. Adams also served as President & Chief Executive Officer of SeaCo Ltd where he led the company from bankruptcy in 2009 until its sale in 2011 to HNA

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Are Media appoints Car Advice CEO Andrew Beecher as CEO of automotive

Are Media has made its first big hire since rebranding from Bauer Media with Andrew Beecher joining the publisher as CEO of its automotive division.

Beecher was formerly the CEO of Car Advice, a role he stepped down from in 2019 after more than five years.

Beecher will become the CEO of Are Media’s automotive arm, effective immediately

The announcement comes as part of a strategic refocus for the publisher’s automotive arm, with Are Media CEO Brendon Hill saying Beecher will look to build the business as a standalone entity.


“Andrew is a proven leader with a passion for automotive audiences. He has a track record in transforming automotive media properties and we see a strong future for these brands that require a specialist focus within the wider Are Media portfolio,” said Hill.

“With that in mind, Andrew has the mandate to establish the automotive brands division as a

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