In this position, Ms Gallo-Aquino serves as the company's principal accounting officer and is responsible for corporate accounting and planning, internal and external financial reporting, vehicle administration, as well as accounting for insurance, benefits, payroll and sales tax.
In addition, Ms Gallo-Aquino will continue to serve as a member of Ryder's Diversity & Inclusion Council.
Prior to this appointment, Ms Gallo-Aquino served as assistant controller, where she was responsible for Ryder's Corporate Accounting, Benefits Accounting and Payroll Accounting departments.
Ms Gallo-Aquino joined Ryder from LNR Property Corporation in 2004 as director of technical accounting, and later served as director of corporate accounting and then senior director of corporate accounting.
Ms Gallo-Aquino began her accounting career in KPMG's audit practice, where she spent seven years serving primarily Ryder as well as other corporate accounts.
In assuming the role of the company's controller, Ms Gallo-Aquino succeeds Art Garcia, who was recently named executive vice president and CFO of Ryder.
The company operates in three segments: Fleet Management Solutions, which provides full-service leasing, contract maintenance in the US, Canada and the UK; Supply Chain Solutions, including distribution and transportation services throughout North America and Asia, and Dedicated Contract Carriage, which provides vehicles and drivers as part of a dedicated transportation solution in the US.
Art Garcia, executive vice president and CFO of Ryder, said: “Ms Gallo-Aquino brings a strong combination of financial accounting expertise and more than a decade of experience working on Ryder financial matters to this important role.”
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