This week’s Fearless Leader is John Cail, the Senior Vice President of Mobility at Merchants Fleet. John began his career in the fleet industry in 1990 and has serviced thousands of clients across 45 industries. John is a strategic leader in the Merchants Fleet family and is responsible for overseeing 2 of Merchants Fleet’s key offerings: short-term leasing and vehicle pooling. On the podcast, John discusses how he found himself in the fleet industry, the qualities a Fleet Manager needs to be successful, and how he continues to develop and grow as a leader.
About John Cail: John serves as the Senior Vice President of Mobility at Merchants Fleet. John began his career in the fleet industry in 1990 and has held several different roles during his tenure. From 1990 to 2004 John was General Manager of a Rent-a-Car business. Beginning in 2004, John served as the leader of Merchants Mobility, leveraging his extensive experience in fleet to provide vision and leadership to the rapidly growing and changing area of Fleet Mobility. He is focused on driving innovative new offerings to bring mobility to Merchants Fleet clients, including the Merchants short-term leasing and pool management products.
Over the course of his career, John has serviced thousands of clients, provided over 100,000 short-term leases to mobility clients, worked across 45 industries, and managed over 600 employees. He is a strategic leader in the Merchants Fleet family and the executive sponsor for new verticals in the Merchants Fleet suite of products and services. John has received multiple awards, including the 2021 ‘Pros to Know’ award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the only publication covering the entire global supply chain; the 2021 Gold Stevie ® Award for Senior Sales Executive of the Year; and the 2020 Business Development Executive of the Year, silver winner by Best in Biz Awards.
John attended the University of Southern Maine. He lives in the Greater Manchester area with his family and enjoys time on the lake and motorcycle rides.
Hosted By: Brendan P. Keegan