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Jonathan Kletzel Appointed Leader of PwC US Transportation & Logistics Practice


NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US announced today the appointment of Jonathan Kletzel as the new Transportation and Logistics (T&L) leader within the firm's U.S. Industrial Products practice, effective immediately. In his new role, Kletzel is responsible for delivering various business and technology services to the airline, railroad, trucking and shipping industries. Based in Chicago, Kletzel will leverage his industry experience in travel and transportation to help clients develop and execute business and technology strategies with a particular focus on modernizing customer channels, optimizing operations, and driving cross-functional transformation.

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"Crucial to the successful delivery of our services within the transportation and logistics sector is an in-depth understanding of today's industry challenges, ranging from changing export controls and supply chain risks to current sustainability and fleet management practices," said Robert McCutcheon, U.S. Industrial Products leader for PwC. "Jonathan brings a vast depth of knowledge and experience in the industry, as well as experience in helping clients develop strategies, execute large scale transformations, and leverage information and technology to improve operations. We look forward to his contributions in leading our growing transportation & logistics practice."

PwC's Transportation and Logistics practice provides assurance, tax and advisory services for 93 percent of the T&L companies listed in the Fortune 500, serving nearly 300 public and private T&L freight, shipping and transport logistics companies, ports and airlines around the world.

Kletzel brings more than 15 years of experience across industries focusing on airlines, rail, hospitality, gaming, and travel distribution.  He specializes in marketing operations, loyalty, customer relationship management, customer experience design, technology innovation, digital channels, and merger integration. Prior to this role, Kletzel spent two years at PwC as the U.S. Advisory Transportation and Logistics leader. He also spent time as a partner at Diamond Management and Technology Consultants, developing executable business and technology strategies for Fortune 1000 companies. Kletzel received his Bachelor's degree in Economics from Northwestern University.

"Taking on this new leadership role is an exciting next step in my career and I look forward to continuing to serve my clients in the transportation and logistics space as well as helping to expand the already robust range of services offered by PwC," said Kletzel.

About PwC's Global Transportation & Logistics Practice
PwC's Transportation and Logistics practice is composed of a global network of industry professionals who provide assurance, tax, and advisory services to public and private transportation and logistics companies around the world. We bring experience, international industry leading practices, and a wealth of specialized resources to help solve business issues.

About PwC's Industrial Products Practice
PwC's Industrial Products (IP) practice provides financial, operational, and strategic services to global organizations across the aerospace & defense (A&D), business services, chemicals, engineering & construction (E&C), forest, paper, & packaging (FPP), industrial manufacturing, metals, and transportation & logistics (T&L) industries. For more information please visit: www.pwc.com/us/en/industrial-products

About the PwC Network
PwC firms help organizations and individuals create the value they're looking for. We're a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 180,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Tell us what matters to you and find out more by visiting us at www.pwc.com.

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