Brendan P. Keegan has been named Chief Executive Officer of Merchants Fleet Management. Merchants appointed Keegan as the interim CEO this past August and today the company announced he will take over as the company’s full-time CEO.
Merchants conducted a national search for the best person to fill the CEO seat. Merchants Chairman of the Board, Gary Singer stated, “After many conversations, we continued to identify the best candidate as Brendan”.
Keegan has been involved with Merchants for the past nine years as; a client, board member, consultant, and most recently interim CEO. Keegan comes to Merchants from velocityHUB, a business consulting firm out of Nashua, NH, where he was a Founder and Managing Partner.
Upon accepting his new CEO position at Merchants, Keegan stated, “Having had the opportunity to work in many different capacities with the Merchants team over the past nine years, I am excited and honored to accept the full-time position of CEO. The reputation Merchants has as a leader in the fleet management business, its commitment to their clients and employees, and being named Best Company to Work for in NH, and Coolest Company for Young Professionals makes me proud to call Merchants my new home.”
As an award-winning executive, Keegan has been named a Distinguished Fellow by Dartmouth College, a Fast50 Executive by Fast Company, Best-of-the-Best CEOs by Incentive, amongst many other recognitions. These accolades along with Keegan’s understanding of fleet management and the company’s mission, position him and Merchants for remarkable success and growth in the months and years ahead.