Classic Party Rentals, Torrance, Calif., has appointed Jeff Black as president and CEO. Pedro Mata, who led the organization the past two years, is retiring to pursue other opportunities.
Black comes to Classic from Aramark Uniform Services, where he worked for the past 17 years in a variety of leadership positions, most recently as vice president of customer care and general manager of Aramark Japan.
With senior leadership experience in operations and sales, Black is known as a change agent and collaborative leader who rallies people through a well-communicated vision, strategic discipline, teamwork style and flawless execution. He is a hands-on leader who has driven bold work by listening to the market and client base, as well as his internal teams. In addition, Black is a tireless competitor who will work to ensure Classic Party Rentals continues to improve and innovate on its extensive products and services.
Classic Party Rentals serves nearly 40 U.S. locations including Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta and Dallas, with a high-profile event roster including major sporting events, brand promotion tours, Hollywood awards shows and movie premieres, celebrity weddings, charity events and personal life celebration events.