YRC Worldwide makes management changes
YRC Worldwide, parent of Yellow Transportation, Roadway, Reimer Express, USF, New Penn and YRC Logistics, said Mike Smid has been named president of North American Transportation.
In this newly created role, Smid will be responsible for the asset-based operating companies of YRC Worldwide.
Smid has served as president of YRC National Transportation since its formation in January, and was previously president of Roadway. He will continue to report to Bill Zollars, chairman, president and chief executive officer of YRC Worldwide.
In addition, Jim Staley, president of YRC Regional Transportation, has announced his retirement effective Dec. 31, after 37 years in the industry.
Keith Lovetro, has been named president of YRC Regional Transportation effective immediately.
In addition, the company said Michael T. Byrnes and Mark A. Schulz have joined YRC Worldwide’s board of directors.
Byrnes, 61, has more than two decades of direct experience in China. Until his retirement at the end of 2005, he served as president of Tyco International China.
Schulz, 55, recently retired after spending 32 years at Ford Motor Co. most recently as executive vice president and president international operations.