St. Louis, March 18, 2019 ACERTUS, an automotive logistics company driven by proprietary technology, today announced that it has appointed experienced finance professional Jason Onsen to the role of Chief Financial Officer.
Onsen most recently served as Vice President and Corporate Controller for St. George Logistics. In that role, he led a 30-person finance team across five locations, built transaction-based models to validate direct costs, and integrated five acquisitions.
Prior to that, Onsen was Finance Leader at Amazon, the worlds largest e-commerce marketplace and cloud computing platform. He financially managed the last mile delivery and middle mile transportation networks. Onsen previously spent nine years with Caterpillar, Inc., holding numerous positions and rising to Senior Vice President of Neovia, formally Caterpillar Logistics. Reporting directly to the CFO of this $1 billion business, he oversaw a team of 100 professionals across nine countries.
“Jason’s financial and logistics background, combined with his extensive experience scaling innovative companies, will be tremendously valuable in our next phase of growth as we further our mission to provide a complete, end-to-end automotive logistics offering”, said William Billiter, ACERTUS co-founder and CEO. ACERTUS continues to grow rapidly, we saw the need to level up our management team to support current and future expansion. His global experience will benefit our customers and employees, and I have no doubt what he brings to the table aligns well with our culture. We are thrilled to have him on board.
Onsen is a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University and earned his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business’