OVERLAND PARK, KAN. --- YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW) today announced that Christopher C. Wren has been named senior vice president and treasurer for the corporation. Most recently, Wren served as president of the consulting firm Power I.T., LLC. Previously, he was vice president of corporate development for H&R Block; vice president of product development for Positive Networks, Inc.; and served in a variety of roles with increasing responsibility at Sprint Corporation. Wren began his career as an attorney at the Kansas City law firm of Polsinelli, White, Vardeman & Shalton, P.C.

“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Topher over the years and I am confident he is the right person to lead the treasury area,” said Bill Trubeck, interim executive vice president, chief financial officer of YRCW. “His expertise in operations, technology and legal, along with his proven ability to quickly develop strategic relationships, see the big picture and provide effective solutions -- makes him a perfect choice for this position.”

About YRC Worldwide
YRC Worldwide Inc., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Overland Park, Kan. , is a leading provider of transportation and global logistics services. It is the holding company for a portfolio of successful brands including YRC, YRC Reimer, YRC Glen Moore, Reddaway, Holland and New Penn, and provides China-based services through its Jiayu and JHJ joint ventures. YRC Worldwide has the largest, most comprehensive less-than-truckload (LTL) network in North America with local, regional, national and international capabilities. Through its team of experienced service professionals, YRC Worldwide offers industry-leading expertise in heavyweight shipments and flexible supply chain solutions, ensuring customers can ship industrial, commercial and retail goods with confidence. Please visit www.yrcw.com for more information.


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