Smithway Motor Xpress Corp has announced a series of appointments to its board of directors. Marlys Smith has been elected to the board to fill the vacancy created by her husband’s death, William G. Smith.
The board has also elected Larry Owens as president, CEO and secretary of the company. He was promoted from executive vp, chief administrative officer and CFO.
Douglas Sandvig was elected as senior vp, CFO and treasurer. Previously Sandvig served as senior vp, controller and treasurer.
Smithway is a Fort Dodge, IA-based nationwide truckload carrier.