CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: USX), announced today the addition of Nathan Harwell as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer.
Reporting to the President and CEO Eric Fuller, Harwell will oversee all legal matters across the company and will serve as an integral advisor on business development, as well as legislative and regulatory affairs. Harwell is an accomplished commercial attorney with over 16 years of experience in commercial litigation, business development, labor and employment, intellectual property and strategic planning.
“Nathan’s comprehensive legal experience will be a valuable asset as U.S. Xpress continues to drive innovation,” said Fuller. “We are excited to welcome him to our team, and will lean on his guidance and insight as we embrace technology to help provide a more customized level of service for customers across the United States.”
“It is an honor to join U.S. Xpress, and I look forward to being a part of a world-class team of professionals moving the company, and the industry forward,” said Harwell.
Harwell joined U.S. Xpress in early January, having recently served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Rinnai America Corporation, the leading brand of commercial and home tankless water heaters, where he also served on the company’s board of directors. At Rinnai America Corporation Harwell oversaw the company’s legal department, establishing a North American manufacturing presence, and spearheading the company’s Strategy and Business Development Committee.
About U.S. Xpress:
Founded in 1985, U.S. Xpress, Inc., is a subsidiary of U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc., the nation’s fifth largest asset-based truckload carrier by revenue, providing services primarily throughout the United States. We offer customers a broad portfolio of services using our own truckload fleet and third-party carriers through our non-asset-based truck brokerage network. Our modern fleet of tractors is backed up by a team of committed professionals whose focus lies squarely on meeting the needs of our customers and our drivers.