Ms. Kenney joined Janel through the company's 2015 acquisition of New England-based forwarder Liberty International, Inc., where she rose to COO over a thirty-year career focused on customer service and development of innovative supply chain solutions tailored to customer needs.
In addition to successfully leading the integration of Liberty into Janel Group, Ms. Kenney served the combined company's senior management team as Vice President of Global Partnerships, in which capacity she has executed the group's strategy to build a world-class network of overseas partners.
"Janel delivers unparalleled value through world-class technology and an extraordinary team of experts who delight our customers every single day with outstanding service," Ms. Kenney said. "Our professionals are energized about sharing their mastery of supply chain techniques and technology with more members of the trade to grow our business and to give our customers global reach with the Janel personal touch. I share their passion for our work, and I am privileged to be leading our team into its next phase of growth."
Ms. Kenney is a well-known and active presence in the U.S. trade community at both regional and national levels. She is a founding member and Chair of the Coalition of New England Companies for Trade (CONECT) and has served two terms as an advisor to U.S. Customs and Border Protection on its national Commercial Operations Advisory Committee (COAC).
Ms. Kenney takes over from Brendan J. Killackey, who will continue to support Janel Group's growth as CEO of its parent holding company.
With offices in New York, Edison, Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles, Providence, Boston, Atlanta, San Francisco, Portland and Tucson, Janel Group is a full service integrated logistics provider. First established in New York City in 1974 and with over 41 years of industry experience, Janel has mastered the supply chain services necessary to help our customers compete in today's global market. Janel offers our team members opportunities to learn and grow while contributing to meaningful projects that make a difference to our trade community.