People: Old Dominion Freight Line Inc (ODFL.OQ)

ODFL.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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26 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Earl Congdon

83 2008 Executive Chairman of the Board

David Congdon

57 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

J. Frye

66 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance, Assistant Secretary

Greg Gantt

58 2011 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Kevin Freeman

55 2011 Senior Vice President - Sales

David Bates

49 2011 Senior Vice President - Operations

Cecil Overbey

52 2011 Senior Vice President - Strategic Development

Ross Parr

42 2012 Vice President - Legal Affairs, General Counsel, Secretary

Robert Culp

67 2010 Lead Independent Director

John Congdon

57 1998 Director

J. Paul Breitbach

76 2003 Independent Director

John Kasarda

68 2008 Independent Director

Leo Suggs

74 2009 Independent Director

D. Michael Wray

53 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Earl Congdon

Mr. Earl E. Congdon is Executive Chairman of the Board of Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. He joined the company in 1949 and has served as a director since 1952. Mr. Congdon was our President and Chief Executive Officer from 1962 until 1985 and served as Chairman of our Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer from 1985 through 2007. In October 2007, the Board of Directors appointed Mr. Congdon to his current position as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2008. He is the son of E. E. Congdon, one of our founders, the father of David S. Congdon and the uncle of John R. Congdon, Jr. Through his 65 years of experience with us, including 45 years as our Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Congdon helped transform Old Dominion from a small regional company to an international, publicly-traded company through geographic expansion and acquisitions. As a result, he brings to our Board first-hand knowledge of the opportunities and challenges facing us and the less-than-truckload (“LTL”) industry. Mr. Congdon has valuable insight into the execution of our strategic, long-term objectives and is keenly aware of the operating complexities of the transportation industry.

David Congdon

Mr. David S. Congdon is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2008. Mr. Congdon served as our President and Chief Operating Officer from May 1997 to December 2007 and in various positions in operations, maintenance and engineering between 1978 and 1997. He became a director in 1998 and is the son of Earl E. Congdon. Mr. Congdon, through his 36 years of service to us, including 17 years of service as an executive officer of Old Dominion, has played a critical role in helping us develop our strategic plan and grow our operations through geographic expansion and acquisitions. He has experience leading us through difficult operating conditions and has guided Old Dominion to sustained profitability. The Board benefits from Mr. Congdon’s critical knowledge of the LTL industry, as well as his deep understanding of the operational and regulatory complexities that we must address as a publicly-traded trucking company.

J. Frye

Mr. J. Wes Frye is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance, Assistant Secretary of Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. He has served as our Senior Vice President - Finance since May 1997. He has also served as our Chief Financial Officer since joining us in February 1985, held the position of Treasurer from February 1985 to June 2011 and has held the position of Assistant Secretary since December 1987. Mr. Frye is a Certified Public Accountant.

Greg Gantt

Mr. Greg C. Gantt is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., since June 2011. He served as Senior Vice President - Operations since January 2002. Mr. Gantt joined us in November 1994 and served as one of our regional Vice Presidents from November 1994 to January 2002. Prior to his employment with us, Mr. Gantt served in many operational capacities with Carolina Freight Carriers Corporation, including Vice President of its Southern Region.

Kevin Freeman

Mr. Kevin Marty Freeman is Senior Vice President - Sales of Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., since January 2011. He served as Vice President of Field Sales since May 1997. Mr. Freeman has over 35 years of experience in the transportation industry, and has held various positions in sales with Old Dominion since joining us in February 1992.

David Bates

Mr. David J. Bates is Senior Vice President - Operations of Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., since October 2011. He served as Vice President - Central States Region since July 2007. From March 2002 to July 2007, Mr. Bates served as our service center manager in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Mr. Bates has also served in various other positions in operations since joining us in December 1995.

Cecil Overbey

Mr. Cecil E. Overbey, Jr., is Senior Vice President - Strategic Development of Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., since January 2011. He served as Vice President of National Accounts and Marketing since July 2000. Mr. Overbey has 30 years of experience in the transportation and distribution industries, and since joining us in June 1995 as a National Account Executive, has held various other management positions in sales and marketing.

Ross Parr

Mr. Ross Parr has been appointed as Vice President - Legal Affairs, General Counsel, Secretary of Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., effective May 2012. Ross joined Old Dominion in August 2011. He will oversee all legal matters for Old Dominion. Prior to joining Old Dominion, he was a member at Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice in Charlotte, N.C. Parr’s practice at Womble Carlyle was focused primarily on public securities law and corporate governance matters. He earned a B.A. degree in Humanities-Prelaw from Michigan State University and obtained his J.D. degree from the College of William and Mary.

Robert Culp

Mr. Robert G. Culp, III, is Lead Independent Director of Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., since January 2010. He was elected a director in 2003 and has served as our Lead Independent Director since January 2010. Mr. Culp is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Culp, Inc., a publicly-traded producer of upholstery and mattress fabrics, which he co-founded in 1972. Mr. Culp, who served as the CEO of Culp, Inc. for several decades, has significant knowledge of business leadership and is well aware of the complexities of the financial and regulatory requirements facing public companies. Mr. Culp has also gained experience regarding the challenges and opportunities of developing global operations, as Culp, Inc. expanded its operations into Canada and China under his leadership. Mr. Culp serves on the Board of Directors of Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, an S&P 500 diversified, multi-national manufacturer of home, office and automobile products. Mr. Culp also formerly served on the Board of Directors of Stanley Furniture Company, Inc. until he resigned from that position effective in December 2011. His guidance in international business matters is valuable to our Board as Old Dominion continues to expand its global service offerings.

John Congdon

Mr. John R. Congdon, Jr., is Director of Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., since 1998. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Old Dominion Truck Leasing, Inc., where he has been employed since May 1979. Mr. Congdon has 35 years of experience in the trucking industry and brings to the Board extensive knowledge of dedicated logistics, fleet management services and the purchase and sale of equipment. As Chairman of the Board of Old Dominion Truck Leasing, Mr. Congdon also brings experience in board management.

J. Paul Breitbach

Mr. J. Paul Breitbach is Independent Director of Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., since 2003. From 1992 until his retirement in 2001, Mr. Breitbach was employed by Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc., where he held Executive Vice President positions in Finance and Administration, as well as Support Operations. As Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration, Mr. Breitbach also served as Krispy Kreme's Chief Financial Officer. He was employed by Price Waterhouse from 1960 to 1992 and served in various audit and management positions, including Audit Partner. From May 2002 to December 2008, Mr. Breitbach also served on the Board of Directors of the Shepherd Street Funds, Inc. As a result of his prior experience, including 32 years of experience in public accounting, Mr. Breitbach brings to the Board extensive knowledge of accounting and management and a solid understanding of financial statement oversight and disclosures.

John Kasarda

Dr. John D. Kasarda, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., since January 2008. Dr. Kasarda is a professor and the Director of the Center for Air Commerce for the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Kasarda has been employed by this university since 1977. Dr. Kasarda also serves on the Board of Directors of Prologis Institutional Alliance REIT II. He brings a unique perspective to our Board due to his breadth of knowledge in economic development, transportation and logistics, combined with his entrepreneurial experience and insight with respect to the trucking industry.

Leo Suggs

Mr. Leo H. Suggs is Independent Director of Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., since 2009. Mr. Suggs has a long and distinguished career in the trucking industry that began in 1958, holding a wide range of positions that included Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Overnite Transportation Company from 1996 to 2005 and President and Chief Executive Officer of UPS Freight from 2005 to 2006. As President and Chief Executive Officer of Overnite Transportation, and as a member of its Board of Directors from November 2003 to May 2005, Mr. Suggs gained extensive knowledge about managing a union-free carrier in the LTL industry. He understands the opportunities and challenges facing the LTL industry, and has first-hand knowledge of merger and acquisition considerations and strategies. Mr. Suggs currently serves on the Board of Directors of each of privately-held Greatwide Logistics Services, a provider of transportation and logistics management services, and The Kenan Advantage Group, Inc., a tank truck hauler and logistics provider. We believe that Mr. Suggs is invaluable to our Board as an advisor on logistics services and LTL operations.

D. Michael Wray

Mr. D. Michael Wray is Independent Director of Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., since May 2008. He is the President of Riverside Brick & Supply Company, Inc., a distributor of masonry materials in central Virginia. Mr. Wray has served in that position since 1998 and was formerly its Vice President and General Manager from 1996 to 1998. From 1992 to 1995, Mr. Wray was employed by Ruff Hewn, Inc., an apparel designer and manufacturer, where he held positions including Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Mr. Wray also served in various audit and management positions with Price Waterhouse from 1982 to 1992. The Board benefits from his experience in public accounting, which included experience with the transportation industry. In addition, he has extensive knowledge of accounting and a valuable understanding of financial statement oversight and disclosures gained from his experience as a chief financial officer. Mr. Wray also brings company leadership and business management expertise to his service on our Board as a result of his ongoing responsibilities as President of Riverside Brick & Supply Company, Inc.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Earl Congdon

4,301,480

David Congdon

4,310,510

J. Frye

1,428,460

Greg Gantt

1,768,760

Kevin Freeman

--

David Bates

--

Cecil Overbey

1,040,590

Ross Parr

--

Robert Culp

--

John Congdon

--

J. Paul Breitbach

--

John Kasarda

--

Leo Suggs

--

D. Michael Wray

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

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