ROADWAY EXPRESS PROMOTES CARR, FRIEND
Roadway Express has promoted Robert B. Carr to the new position of senior vice president — corporate and international sales, and Stan M. Friend to vice president — corporate sales and officer of the company.
The promotions are part of a restructuring due to the retirement of Michael J. Murphy, as senior vice president of corporate sales. The promotions and Murphy's retirement are all effective Jan. 1.
Carr's new position merges his current responsibilities as vice president — international business, a position he has held since 1995, with larger corporate accounts.
He joined the company in 1977 and moved up through the ranks in Pennsylvania and the Northeast before being moved to Roadway Express' corporate headquarters in Akron, Ohio, where he has also served as assistant to vice president — sales; director — international business development; and vice president — international.
Friend's promotion expands his current responsibilities as vice president — corporate sales, a position he has held since 1996, to include additional account and industry association responsibilities.
He joined the company in 1977 and moved to corporate headquarters in 1991 when he was named assistant to the vice president ' sales.
Murphy has been with the company 29 years.