Automotive Fleet

FEB 2014

Magazine for the car and truck fleet and leasing industry

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Lynn Fee, supervisor, f eet and facilities services for Energizer in St. Louis, has left the company following the elimination of his position, effective Jan. 1, 2014. He is seeking future employment opportunities in the St. Louis area and can be reached via e-mail at, His cell phone number is (618) 581-2175. Terry Barton, f eet ad- ministrator for the State of Delaware , retired in early February, ending a 44-year career in govern- ment. Barton has 26 years of experience in f eet opera- tions and was nominated for the 2011 Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year award, presented by Government Fleet magazine. Barton has worked for the State of Delaware Fleet Services since 1993. Dur- ing his tenure, Barton helped change the organization into a model similar to a com- mercial leasing operation, with all service and repair contracted to outside vendors. It also resulted in the centralization of vehicle ownership to Delaware Fleet Services. The current Delaware f eet consists of approxi- mately 2,000 vehicles, 24 dispatch sites, and 15,000 eligible drivers. Cheryl Cushman was named deputy f eet administrator for The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Opera- tional Services Division . She assumed this position in August 2013. Prior to this, Cushman was f eet administrator for MetLife Auto & Home in Warwick, R.I. While at MetLife, Cushman managed the $6-million company vehicle program in the U.S., which included oversight of day-to-day operations, policies and procedures, vendor management, and negotiation, and strategic initiatives. Cush- man started at MetLife in February 2000 as a senior f eet administrator. Prior to joining MetLife, Cushman worked as the f eet administrator for Motorola Solutions for more than 10 years. While at Motorola Solutions in Mansf eld, Mass., she managed a nationwide f eet, including executive and facility vehicles. Robert Yelk was named procurement manager, General Services for Tronox in Stamford, Conn., in December 2013. Prior to this, Yelk was purchasing manager Americas for Henkel. Earlier, Yelk was category manager at AkzoNobel from February 2000 to November 2010. While at AkzoNobel, he was North American category manager for car lease and material handling equipment. AF FEBRUARY 2014 I AUTOMOTIVE FLEET 61 BARTON CUSHMAN YELK A F 0 2 1 4 p p . i n d d 6 1 AF0214pp.indd 61 1 / 2 3 / 1 4 1 1 : 3 2 A M 1/23/14 11:32 AM

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