The Fred Taylor Company announced today that Mark Taylor, son of the founder and 2006 Democratic candidate for governor, has been named CEO of the Albany, Ga., trucking firm and its various subsidiaries.
Mark Taylor, the former lieutenant governor, will also assume the role of vice-chairman of the company’s board of directors.
Jack Zolomy, a 42-year veteran of the Fred Taylor Company,
will continue as president, and Fred Taylor will continue as a voting member of the board, with the title of chairman.
Fred Taylor has been a quiet but powerful in south Georgia politics. He was strong backer of Gov. George Busbee, who in turn became a mentor for Mark Taylor, who served five terms in the state Senate beginning in 1988. He served two terms as lieutenant governor.
Fred Taylor said his son’s appointment as CEO “shows that our family will continue to have a strong interest in and commitment to Fred Taylor Company.”
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