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Truckstop appoints three execs to leadership team

Sept. 23, 2022
Online load board names new product chief, SVP of strategy and execution, and chief technology officer.

Truckstop announced the appointment of Julia Laurin as chief product officer and Catherine Saul as senior VP of strategy and execution. Pete Lunenfeld, who served as interim chief product officer, will now take on the role of chief technology officer.

Laurin brings 15 years of B2B, B2C, and software-as-a-service (SaaS) product leadership to Truckstop, where she will oversee product vision, roadmap, and strategy efforts. Most recently, she served as chief product officer of a health-care technology company, where she served on the executive management team and was responsible for the product strategy, research and development, industry partnerships, and capital investments.

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Lunenfeld will oversee all facets of technology, including software development, architecture, systems integration, infrastructure, and SaaS product delivery. Lunenfeld has more than 30 years of technology experience in the transportation and logistics industry, including as chief technology officer and executive vice president of RMIS, a provider of transportation compliance software and services that was acquired by Truckstop in 2021.

In the new role of senior vice president of strategy and execution, Saul will oversee strategy and corporate development, strategy execution and business operations for Truckstop. Previously, Saul was manager at a large global consulting firm and vice president, strategy for multiple companies. She also has previous P&L leadership experience where she was accountable for a $750 million spend.

“Julia, Pete, and Catherine bring their expertise to the Truckstop leadership team, which strengthens our ability to deliver best-in-class, mission-critical software to the freight transportation industry,” CEO Kendra Tucker said. “We are thrilled to have them onboard and look forward to their contributions during our next phase of growth.”

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