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YRC Worldwide Inc (YRCW.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Hoffman

62 2011 Independent Chairman of the Board

James Welch

61 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Stephanie Fisher

39 2017 Acting Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Controller

Donald Foust

58 2014 President of New Penn

Darren Hawkins

46 2014 President of YRC Freight

Thomas O'Connor

55 2012 President of Reddaway

Scott Ware

55 2012 President of USF Holland Inc.

James Fry

54 2015 Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Mark Boehmer

55 2013 Vice President, Treasurer

William Davidson

67 2014 Director

Patricia Nazemetz

66 2015 Director

Raymond Bromark

70 2011 Independent Director

Douglas Carty

59 2011 Independent Director

Matthew Doheny

45 2011 Independent Director

Robert Friedman

73 2011 Independent Director

Michael Kneeland

62 2011 Independent Director

James Winestock

63 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Hoffman

Mr. James E. Hoffman is an Independent Chairman of the Board of YRC Worldwide Inc. He is the Retired Executive Vice President, Alliant Energy Business Development and President, Alliant Energy Resources, Alliant Energy Corporation (electric and natural gas services) (1998 – 2005); Executive Vice President, IES Industries Inc. (predecessor to Alliant Energy Corporation) (1996 – 1998); Executive Vice President, IES Utilities Inc. (1995 – 1996); Chief Information Officer (1993 – 1995) and Senior Vice President (1990 – 1993), MCI Communications (telecommunications); Executive Vice President, Telecom USA (telecommunications) (1988 – 1990). Mr. Hoffman is also the immediate past chairman of the board of the Iowa Health System, the health care provider in the state of Iowa.

James Welch

Mr. James L. Welch is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He served in Dynamex Inc. (transportation and logistics services) as President and Chief Executive Officer (2008 - 2011); JHT Holdings (truck transportation) as Interim Chief Executive Officer (2007 - 2008); Yellow Transportation (subsidiary of our Company) as President and Chief Executive Officer (2000 - 2007), and various other positions (1978 - 2000); Current Director of SkyWest Inc. (regional airline), and Erickson Air Crane, Inc. (manufacturing and operating); Former Director of Dynamex Inc., Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. (commercial airplane assemblies and components), and Roadrunner Transportation (transportation and logistics services).

Stephanie Fisher

Ms. Stephanie D. Fisher has been appointed as Acting Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Controller of the Company, effective January 1, 2017. She joined the Company in 2004 and currently serves as Vice President and Controller. Prior to her current position, Ms. Fisher served as Manager of Accounting from November 2007 to June 2011 and Director of Financial Reporting from June 2011 to May 2012. Ms. Fisher has more than 15 years of experience in accounting, financial analysis and corporate compliance. Ms. Fisher began her career at the accounting firm Ernst & Young, where she served as both Staff and Senior Auditor, primarily completing financial audits for clients in the Retail and Consumer Products industries. Ms. Fisher earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Masters of Accountancy from Kansas State University.

Donald Foust

Mr. Donald Robert Foust is President of New Penn, Subsidiary of the Company. He served as Regional Vice President, Eastern Sales and Operations (2013-July 2014), Vice President, Sales and Marketing (2012-2013), Director of Corporate Sales (2011-2012), Regional Sales Manager (2009-2011) of Roadrunner Transportation Services (transportation and logistics); various management roles at Yellow Transportation (subsidiary of the Company) (1999-2009).

Darren Hawkins

Mr. Darren D. Hawkins is President of YRC Freight, a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Hawkins has served as Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing (January 2013-February 2014) of YRC Freight; Director of Operations (December 2011-January 2013) and Director of Sales (January 2009-December 2011) for Con- Way Freight, a subsidiary of Con-Way, Inc.; various positions of increasing responsibility with Yellow Transportation (1991-2009).

Thomas O'Connor

Mr. Thomas J. O'Connor is President of Reddaway, subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. He was President of USF Bestway (subsidiary of the Company) (December 2005-January 2007); Vice President - Western Division and officer of the Company (1999-2005), District Manager (1995-1999) and various management positions of increasing responsibility (1982-1995) of Roadway Express, Inc. (subsidiary of the Company).

Scott Ware

Mr. Scott D. Ware is President of USF Holland Inc., subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc., since May 23, 2012. He was Vice President Operations & Linehaul (July 2009-May 2012) and Vice President Linehaul (Oct. 2007-July 2009) of USF Holland Inc. (subsidiary of the Company); Director of Linehaul of SAIA Inc. (2002-2007); Director of Linehaul of JEVIC (2000-2002); various industry management roles with Preston, Overnite, Con-Way and Spartan Express (1985-2000).

James Fry

Mr. James A. Fry is Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. He served in Swift Transportation Company as Executive Vice President and General Counsel (2010-2015), Corporate Counsel (2008-2010); General Counsel of Global Aircraft Solutions, Inc. (2003-2008).

Mark Boehmer

Mr. Mark D. Boehmer is Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. He served as Vice President and Treasurer of Sealy Corporation (bedding manufacturer) (2003-2013).

William Davidson

Mr. William R. Davidson is director of YRC WORLDWIDE INC.Mr. Davidson draws on his experience and knowledge of the trucking business with over 40 years in the industry. These inform his expertise in operational, union and labor relations matters, Trucking Management, Inc. (multi-employer bargaining arm of the unionized general freight trucking industry): Senior Director (since 2013); Retired, though acting consultant in the trucking industry (2009 – 2013); Roadway Express, Inc. (motor freight carrier company): Corporate Vice President (2003 – 2009), Area Vice President of Labor Relations, Southern Division (1994 – 2003), Western Division (1985 – 1994).

Patricia Nazemetz

Raymond Bromark

Mr. Raymond John Bromark is an Independent Director of YRC Worldwide Inc. He is Retired (since 2006); PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (accounting and consulting services): Manager and Partner (1967 – 2006), Head of Professional, Technical, Risk and Quality Group (2000 – 2006), Global Audit Partner (1994 – 2000), Deputy Vice Chairman, Audit and Business Advisory Services (1990 – 1994), Audit Partner (1980 – 1990), and consultant (2006 – 2007); Current Director: CA, Inc. (information technology management software and services); Tesoro Logistics GP, managing General Partner of Tesoro Logistics LP (crude oil and refined products logistics); Former Director: World Color Press Inc. (commercial printing) (2009 – 2010).

Douglas Carty

Mr. Douglas A. Carty is an Independent Director of YRC Worldwide Inc. Mr. Carty has senior executive experience in the transportation industry, experience with financial restructurings, and experience on other corporate boards. These inform his advice to our Board on the financial and operational issues we face. Chairman (since 2011); First Group America (transportation): Commercial Director, North America (2007 – 2008); Laidlaw Education Services (school bus transportation): President and Chief Executive Officer (2006 – 2007), Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Laidlaw International Ltd. (2003 – 2006); Atlas Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (global air freight): Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (2001 – 2003); Canadian Airlines Corp. (commercial airline): Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (1996 – 2000); Current Director: Wajax Industries Ltd. (sales, parts and service of mobile equipment, industrial components and power systems); and Points International Ltd. (internet-based loyalty reward program management platform).

Matthew Doheny

Mr. Matthew A. Doheny is an Independent Director of YRC Worldwide Inc. He is North Country Capital LLC (private investment firm): President (since 2011); Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives (2010 and 2012); Fintech Advisory Inc. (private investment firm): Portfolio Manager (2008 – 2010); Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. (investment bank): Managing Director, Distressed Assets Group (2000 – 2008).

Robert Friedman

Mr. Robert L. Friedman is an Independent Director of YRC Worldwide Inc. He serves as the Senior Managing Director, The Blackstone Group LP (investment and financial advisory firm) (since 1999); Chief Legal Officer (2003 – 2010) and Chief Administrative Officer (2003 – 2007), The Blackstone Group LP; Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett (legal services) (1975 – 1999); Current Director: Axis Capital Holdings Ltd. (insurance and reinsurance), Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (travel products and services), TRW Automotive Holdings Inc. (automobile systems, components, and modules), FGIC Corporation (insurance); Former Director, The India Fund, Inc. (closed end mutual fund).

Michael Kneeland

Mr. Michael J. Kneeland is an Independent Director of YRC Worldwide Inc. Mr. Kneeland is experienced in a number of substantive areas affecting the Company, including logistics, information technology, real estate, risk management, human resources and public company oversight and governance, from his tenure at a, publicly-held corporation. Mr. Kneeland draws on this experience to provide the Board with perspectives on the operational and strategic issues the Company face.

James Winestock

Mr. James F. Winestock is an Independent Director of YRC Worldwide Inc. He is Retired (since 2009); United Parcel Service, Inc. (package delivery and freight transportation): Senior Vice President for U.S. Operations (2004 – 2009), President and Chief Operating Officer, North Central Region (2000 – 2004), President and Chief Operating Officer, Midwest Region (1998 – 2000), and various other positions (1969 – 1998); Current Director: FirstGroup plc (school and transit bus transportation). Mr. Welch has front line senior executive experience in our industry and is a 30-year veteran of our Company. Our Board relies on his knowledge and perspectives about our industry, operations, business and competitive environment, strategies, challenges and opportunities. Mr. Welch’s leadership skills have been crucial in developing and leading our turnaround strategy, reinvigorating our corporate culture and employee morale, returning our Company to operating profitability, and building an effective leadership team.