Noble Logistics CEO, Ed Tonkon stated, "The expansion of Noble Logistics into North Carolina and the Florida Panhandle is an example of the strategy we have been pursuing which is to expand our unique service offering in contiguous geographical regions while diversifying our customer base.
is pleased to have partnered with I. Edward Tonkon II
, a talented and proven executive, to lead the growth as CEO of Noble
Ed brings over 20 years of senior executive leadership experience in the publicly traded and private equity corporate environments of retail and business-to-business outsourcing, with a substantial logistics component.
From 1999 to 2005, Ed was CEO and member of the Board of Directors of WIS International, the world's second largest physical inventory management and merchandising services business with over 14,000 employees.
WIS was structured as a private equity-backed management buyout that was successfully exited in 2005.
Prior to WIS, Ed's background includes serving as President and General Manager of Huffy Service First
, a former subsidiary of Huffy Corporation, the only nationwide provider of product assembly services to retail.
He also held various management posts with Southland Corporation and Chief Auto Parts in Dallas.
proven value proposition to their strong and tenured customer base coupled with an experienced and passionate management team offers a unique business model and service offering," said Tonkon