DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (“Roadrunner” or the “company”) (NYSE: RRTS), a leading asset-right transportation and asset-light logistics service provider, today announced that its Board of Directors has nominated Donald C. Brown and Christopher W. Jamroz for election to the company’s Board of Directors at its annual meeting to be held on May 22, 2019. Three current directors, John G. Kennedy III, William S. Urkiel and Michael P. Ward, have resigned from the Board effective with the May 22 annual meeting, as part of a planned board transition.
“First of all, on behalf of our Board and management team, I would like to thank John, Bill and Mike for their valuable counsel and years of service to Roadrunner. Their collective commitment to Roadrunner enabled us to successfully navigate some challenging times over the past few years. We wish all three great success in their future endeavors,” said Curt Stoelting, Chief Executive Officer of Roadrunner.
Stoelting continued, “We are excited to be nominating Don Brown and Chris Jamroz to our board. Both have extensive industry experience and knowledge in finance, operations, management and administration. Don and Chris will be valuable assets and key advisors to our company as we continue to pursue our long-term business plan.”
Donald C. Brown retired in 2017 after a 20-year career at FedEx Corporation. His career includes serving as Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration, and Chief Financial Officer of FedEx Freight from 2008 to 2017, and as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of FedEx Freight from 2001 to 2008. He also held management positions at FedEx Corporation, FedEx Corporate Services and FedEx Logistics. Prior to joining FedEx, Brown held positions with Caliber System, Inc., Roadway Services, Inc and Ernst & Young. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Davey Tree Expert Company in Kent, Ohio, and the Board of Advisors for Miller Transfer & Rigging in Rootstown, Ohio.
Christopher W. Jamroz is Executive Chairman of STG Holdings, LLC, a specialty 3PL and transportation services provider. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of CMS Info Systems, Ltd., a secure logistics company. He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of GardaWorld Cash Services from 2010 to 2016. Prior to that time, he was at J.P. Morgan Chase in Canada from 2003 to 2010, ultimately serving as the Head of the Corporate Finance practice.
About Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc.
Roadrunner Transportation Systems is a leading asset-right transportation and asset-light logistics provider offering a full suite of services and solutions under the Roadrunner®, Active On-Demand® and Ascent Global Logistics® brands. The Roadrunner brand offers less-than-truckload, over-the-road truckload and intermodal services. Active On-Demand offers premium mission critical air and ground logistics solutions. Ascent Global Logistics offers domestic freight management, retail consolidation, international freight forwarding and customs brokerage. For more information, please visit Roadrunner’s websites, www.rrts.com and www.ascentgl.com.
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Additional Information and Where to Find It
In connection with the annual meeting of stockholders, the company filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) a preliminary proxy statement on April 15, 2019. When completed, a definitive proxy statement and a form of proxy will be filed with the SEC and mailed to the company’s stockholders. Stockholders should read the definitive proxy statement when it becomes available and any other documents to be filed with the SEC in connection with the annual meeting of stockholders or incorporated by reference in the proxy statement because they will contain important information about the annual meeting of stockholders.
Investors will be able to obtain a free copy of documents filed with the SEC at the SEC’s website at https://www.sec.gov. In addition, investors may obtain a free copy of the company’s filings with the SEC from the company’s website at https://investors.rrts.com/financial-information/sec-filings.
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