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Robert E. Sanchez

Also Known As Robert Sanchez, Mr. Sanchez

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Robert E. Sanchez is chairman and chief executive officer of Ryder System, Inc (R)

In his earlier roles, Mr. Sanchez played a key part in implementing the strategy to centralize Ryder’s asset management function and improve its cost management which drove an improvement in the return of capital and earnings of the company. Since 2012, he has led the development and execution of Ryder’s growth strategy focused on the large segment of businesses that do not yet outsource their fleet management and supply chain functions. Before joining Ryder, Mr. Sanchez held engineering positions at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft and Florida Power & Light.

Mr. Sanchez is on the Board of Directors of Texas Instruments and a member of the board’s governance and stockholder relations committee. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA), United Way of Miami-Dade (Chairman of the Board), Foundation for Human Rights in Cuba, and Association of Cuban American Engineers (ACAE). He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Miami and St. Thomas University. Most recently he served on the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America from July 2018 to June 2021.

Over the course of two decades at Ryder, Mr. Sanchez has served in senior executive leadership positions in operations, finance, and information technology. He has been a member of the company’s Executive Leadership Team since 2003 .


  • MBA with a concentration in Finance and Strategic Management - University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Computer Science - University of Miami
  • High School Diploma - Christopher Columbus High School


  • Ryder System - CEO
  • Ryder System - Chairman
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