– USA, NE – Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: WERN), one of the nation’s largest transportation and logistics companies, today announced the appointment of Carmen Tapio to its Board of Directors effective November 10, 2020.
“Ms. Tapio’s knowledge and experience as well as her extensive experience addressing diversity matters will provide valuable perspective to the Company,” said Vice-Chairman, Derek Leathers.
Ms. Tapio will also serve on the Compensation Committee and the Nominating & Governance Committee.
Dr. Dwaine Peetz, Jr. who has served as a director for 10 years, will retire from the Board of Directors at the conclusion of the November meeting.
“On behalf of everyone at Werner Enterprises and the Board of Directors, I would like to thank Dwaine for his contributions to the success of the Company and his 10 years of valued service as a director,” said Chairman, Clarence Werner.
Ms. Tapio is the Owner, President & CEO of North End Teleservices, LLC in Omaha, Nebraska. She has held this position since 2017 and was President and COO of North End Teleservices from 2015 to 2017. From 2010 to 2015, Ms. Tapio was the owner and manager of Core Advantage Consulting in Omaha, Nebraska and from 2001 to 2009 served in several leadership positions with Carlson Companies of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ms. Tapio is active in local community organizations and is currently on the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce board of directors and serves as the Diversity & Inclusion Council chair and CEO’s for Commitment to Opportunity, Diversity and Equity Council chair.
About Werner Enterprises, Inc.
Werner Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is a premier transportation and logistics company, with coverage throughout North America, Asia, Europe, South America, Africa, and Australia. Werner maintains its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska, and maintains offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and China. Werner is among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States, with a diversified portfolio of transportation services that includes dedicated; medium-to-long-haul, regional and expedited van; and temperature-controlled. The Werner Logistics portfolio includes truck brokerage, freight management, intermodal, international, and final mile services. International services are provided through Werner’s domestic and global subsidiary companies and include ocean, air, and ground transportation; freight forwarding; and customs brokerage.
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