USF Corp. chairman, president & CEO Richard DiStasio resigned his position with the company and its board of directors after a mutual agreement between him and the board, USF announced today. USF will conduct a nationwide search for a successor.
The board has appointed Paul Liska as executive chairman and Thomas E. Bergmann, formerly executive vp, as interim CEO. Both appointments are effective immediately.
“We believe the management changes being undertaken are in the best interest of the company’s shareholders. We believe USF Corp. will emerge from this transition in a better position to take advantage of the numerous opportunities we have identified through the strategic planning process,” said Liska.
USF Corporation, a $2.3 billion company in the transportation industry, offers supply chain management services, including next-day, regional and national LTL transportation, forward and reverse logistics, and regional and national truckload transportation.