OMAHA, Neb. — Werner Enterprises chief financial officer John J. Steele has been selected by Institutional Investor magazine as the second-ranked CFO in the Airfreight & Surface Transportation sector on the 2010 list of America’s Best CFOs.
The list was a component of the 2010 All-American Executive Team and was selected by equity research analysts for the February issue of the magazine. Steele was previously recognized for the award in 2007.
“On behalf of Werner Enterprises, it is a great honor to be recognized,” said Steele. “I would especially like to extend my gratitude to Werner Enterprises’ executive team and the company’s associates, who have supported my role and helped me to make a positive impact on our organization and the transportation industry.”
Steele will accept the award at the CFO Awards Dinner on June 9 at the New York Stock Exchange Trading Floor.
The award dinner is a part of the Corporate Financial Executive Summit, an exclusive event for the top U.S. financial executives.
Steele, a certified public accountant, joined Werner Enterprises in 1989 and has held multiple positions since that time. He became chief financial officer in 1996.
Werner Enterprises Inc., was founded in 1956 is among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States, with a diversified portfolio of transportation services that includes dedicated, medium-to-long-haul, regional and local van capacity, expedited, temperature-controlled and flatbed services. Werner’s Value Added Services portfolio includes freight management, truck brokerage, intermodal, load/mode and network optimization and freight forwarding.
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