James Staley

James Staley

James D. Staley

Lead Director

James D. Staley has served as a director since 2010 and as a Lead Director since our 2014 Annual Meeting.  Mr. Staley retired in 2008 after more than 35 years of service with Roadway Express, Inc. ("Roadway"), a motor freight carrier company, and its successor company, YRC Worldwide, Inc. ("YRC"), a North American transportation service provider, which acquired Roadway in 2003. Mr. Staley joined Roadway in 1971 and during his years of service with that company and its successor company, YRC, served as Chief Executive Officer of the Regional Transportation Division from 2006 to 2007, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Roadway Division from 2004 to 2005, and in various management positions from 1971 to 2003, including Vice President of the Northeastern Division from 1993 to 1994, Vice President of Operations from 1994 to 1998, and President and Chief Executive Officer from 1998 to 2003. Mr. Staley received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1971 and later graduated from the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2000.

Independent Director