Saia Appoints Independent Director William F. Evans to Board
JOHNS CREEK, GA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/01/13 -- Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ:
SAIA), a leading transportation provider offering multi-regional
less-than-truckload (LTL), non-asset truckload and logistics, today
announced the board of directors elected William F. Evans as a
director of the corporation and was appointed to the audit committee.
"We are pleased to welcome Bill to our board and believe Saia will
benefit from his extensive corporate experience and leadership," said
Bert Trucksess, Saia Chairman. "Bill joins our organization at a
dynamic time for both Saia and the transportation industry as a
Evans is currently a member of the board of directors of Value Vision
Media, Inc. where he serves on the governance committee and as chair
of the audit committee. He has served as a director of other public
and private companies.
Evans started his career with Peat Marwick, Mitchell and Co., (now
KPMG) and held significant leadership positions in financial and
operational roles throughout his career. Most recently, he served as
the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Witness
Systems, Inc., a software company.
Evans received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the
University of Illinois, graduating with honors. He is a certified
Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA) offers customers a wide range of
less-than-truckload, non-asset truckload, expedited and logistics
services. Saia LTL Freight operates 147 terminals in 34 states. With
headquarters in Georgia, Saia employs 7,900 people. For more
information on Saia, Inc. visit the Investor Relations section at
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