Senior Vice President of Operations
David Eaton is senior vice president of operations for Penske Logistics. Based in Chicago, he has oversight of a large segment of Penske’s dedicated contract carriage operations, which entails revenue growth, operations, pretax earnings, safety compliance and customer relations. As a member of the senior leadership team, Eaton is an executive sponsor for some of Penske’s key customers across various product offerings.
Penske Logistics acquired Black Horse Carriers in 2020. At the time of acquisition, Eaton was vice president of automotive operations for Black Horse (2012-2020).
He was a 17-year employee of Ryder System. During that time, Eaton was a field finance director and held the titles of senior finance manager and group logistics manager.
He was awarded a bachelor’s degree in organizational management with a minor in economics from Illinois State University.