Roadrunner Transportation Systems has announced that James D. Staley (pictured), who has served as a director of the company since October 2010 and as Lead Independent Director since December 2016, has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Board.
Staley succeeds Scott D. Rued, who served as Chairman from March 2010 to November 2017, and Mark A. DiBlasi, who served as Vice Chairman from April 2017 to November 2017.
From 2004 through December 2007, Staley served in various capacities for YRC Worldwide, Inc. and its subsidiaries, one of the world’s largest transportation services providers, including as President and Chief Executive Officer of Roadway Group and YRC Regional Transportation. Prior to that, Mr. Staley served for over 30 years in various capacities for Roadway Express, including President and Chief Operating Officer. Staley also currently serves as the Lead Director of Douglas Dynamics, Inc., a designer, manufacturer, and seller of snow and ice control equipment for light trucks.
Curtis W. Stoelting, Roadrunner’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, “I am delighted that Jim has agreed to serve as our next Chairman. His history with the company and understanding of our industry are a tremendous asset to the board and our management team.”