Peacock Container appoints new CEO

Peacock Container is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Kennedy as CEO effective July 1, 2020. In his role Jason will oversee Peacock’s financial reporting, treasury, capital management and risk functions, and will have an active involvement in commercial pricing strategies and portfolio management. Jason will be based in Peacock’s Singapore office and will report to managing director, Jesse Vermeijden.

“We are very pleased to have Jason on board. The combination of knowledge he has gained as a senior financial executive over many years as well as his extensive experience in the tank container leasing space provide a unique opportunity to strengthen the Peacock team. He will be a major asset to the company,” remarked Jesse Vermeijden.

“We aim to grow our platform through building a team of people with diverse and complementary skill sets. Jason’s appointment certainly continues this strategy and we are confident he will be an integral part of the Peacock team, enabling us to further grow the business and realise our full potential,” he continued.

“I am strongly motivated to join what is a young, energetic and very capable team. Over many years Jesse and the team have built a well-respected and capable business with strong foundations. The company has a bright future. I look forward to becoming an integral part of the Peacock family, excited by the opportunities that lie ahead,” Jason commented in response.

Prior to joining Peacock, Jason was CFO of Raffles Lease, a Singapore based tank container lessor and Buss Global, a leading German KG Fund with a focus on intermodal assets, having been with both companies since 2010.