Legacy Transportation Services announced that it has hired John Otten to the new position of Vice President Business Development.
Mr. Otten joins Legacy from Allied Van Lines in Naperville, IL, where he held a range of positions over his 30-year career there, including Marketing Manager, Regional Sales Director, National Director Sales and Marketing, and Vice President of Sales.
According to John Migliozzi, President of Legacy, “John Otten brings considerable expertise in supply chain management solutions and transportation / logistics management for high value products, tradeshow and special event logistics, fine arts logistics and mobile exhibit marketing. John has been a friend of ours for many years and we are delighted to have him join our Legacy team. He will be a tremendous asset to our business and a valuable resource for our clients.”
In his new position at Legacy, Mr. Otten will be responsible for strategic planning, development and execution of customized client solutions, and corporate business development. He will be working from Legacy’s offices in Chicago, IL.
Mr. Otten has been active in the Exhibit Designers & Producers Association (EDPA), holding several key positions on the Board. As Convention Chair, he established the Convention and Supplier Showcase. He also served as their Treasurer, VP Industry programs, VP Association Programs; President Elect and as President in 2006.
An alumnus of the University of South Carolina, Mr. Otten holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration and Political Science. He also attended Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management Executive Education program for Supply Chain Management – Strategy and Planning and Keller Graduate School of Management for marketing.
Vice President Business Development