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YRC Worldwide Appoints New General Counsel

Jaclyn Jaeger | December 26, 2010

YRC Worldwide, a provider of transportation and global logistics services, has appointed Tom Gerke as its new executive vice president and general counsel, effective Jan. 3. He also will serve as secretary to the YRC Worldwide board of directors.

Gerke most recently served as executive vice chairman at CenturyLink. Previously, he was president and CEO of Embarq Corporation. Prior to Embarq, Gerke held a number of senior executive leadership roles at Sprint Nextel Corporation including serving as general counsel. Earlier in his career, he spent nine years in private practice.

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