YRC Worldwide Appoints James A. Fry as General Counsel and Secretary

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — YRC Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq:YRCW) today announced that James A. “Jim” Fry has been named vice president, general counsel, and secretary for YRC Worldwide, effective April 20, 2015. Fry is leaving his position as general counsel and secretary at Swift Transportation in Phoenix, Arizona, where he worked since 2008.

“Jim will be an invaluable asset to our leadership team. A transportation industry veteran general counsel and senior executive, he has the ability to immediately hit the ground running in a meaningful way at YRCW,” stated James Welch, chief executive officer at YRC Worldwide. “We are pleased to welcome Jim to our team. He has excellent and wide-ranging senior management expertise and will play a critically important role on our executive team.  Jim’s deep transportation experience in handling company legal matters in securities reporting, governance, litigation, employment, labor and insurance will make him a valuable contributor to the continued success of the YRC Freight, Holland, Reddaway and New Penn operating companies,” Welch said.

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