Jason Ward has more than two decades of industrial and international business experience, with a focus on assignments across the industrial and transportation market segments, including heavy manufacturing, processes and converting operations, automotive, electronics, construction, all modes of asset-based transportation and 3PL, Intermodal logistics, import/export, and supply chain.
Most recently, Jason led the industrial practice at RSR Partners, where he created and built a multimillion dollar team. Previously, he was a Senior Client Partner and Sector Leader at Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY). He recruits executives within all functions, including CEOs, presidents, and senior level positions in general management, operations, marketing, sales, finance, logistics and human resources, within both domestic and international markets. Jason also recruits for clients at the Board of Directors level.
Prior to joining Korn/Ferry in 1999, Jason was the U.S. Commercial Manager for a prominent European-based owner of a fleet of modern double hull super tankers. Jason's previous international business experience includes operations management for a privately held American/Brazilian import/export shipping joint venture and sales and marketing management in the commercial electronic communications equipment sector.
Jason was awarded his Master's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut. Prior to this, he served as a Commissioned Engineering Officer in the United States Navy aboard a guided missile cruiser deployed to the Arabian Gulf. After garnering a U.S. Senate nomination, he was selected to attend United States Merchant Marine Academy, where he earned his undergraduate degree in Logistics & Marine Transportation.