Major, Lindsey & Africa Announces Appointment of James A. Fry as Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary of YRC Worldwide

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James A. Fry is leaving his position as General Counsel and Secretary at Swift Transportation in Phoenix to join the Kansas-based LTL (less-than-truckload) company.

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James A. Fry

Jim’s legal knowledge of the transportation industry combined with his many years of senior management experience made him an ideal choice to fill this role at YRC Worldwide.

Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world’s leading legal search firm, announces the placement of Jim A. “Jim” Fry to Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of YRC Worldwide Inc, effective April 20.

Fry is leaving his position as General Counsel and Secretary at Swift Transportation in Phoenix to join the Kansas-based LTL (less-than-truckload) company. Before joining Swift, Fry worked as General Counsel for Global Aircraft Solutions Inc. of Tuscon, Ariz.; served as In-House Corporate Counsel for public and private aviation companies; and worked in private practice in Pennsylvania.

“Jim’s legal knowledge of the transportation industry combined with his many years of senior management experience made him an ideal choice to fill this role at YRC Worldwide,” said Robin Kardon, Managing Director with MLA.

Fry received his Juris Doctor from the Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia and his bachelor’s degree from the Schreyer Honors College, the honors program of the Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pennsylvania.

About YRC Worldwide

YRC Worldwide Inc., headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., is the holding company for a portfolio of less-than-truckload (LTL) companies including YRC Freight, YRC Reimer, Holland, Reddaway, and New Penn. Collectively, YRC Worldwide companies have one of the largest, most comprehensive LTL networks in North America with local, regional, national and international capabilities. Through their teams of experienced service professionals, YRC Worldwide companies offer industry-leading expertise in flexible supply chain solutions, ensuring customers can ship industrial, commercial and retail goods with confidence. Please visit http://www.yrcw.com for more information.

About Major, Lindsey & Africa

Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) is the world's largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. MLA also provides law firms and companies with highly-specialized legal professionals on project, interim and temporary-to-permanent hire basis. Committed to providing full service in response to the talent needs of its clients, MLA offers executive search services through its affiliate, Allegis Partners. With 22 offices worldwide–in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo and cities across the U.S.–and three strategic alliances–in Beijing, Moscow and Seoul–MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting client and candidate needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted "Best Legal Recruiter" by readers of The National Law Journal. To learn more about MLA, visit http://www.mlaglobal.com. To learn more about Allegis Partners, visit http://www.allegis-partners.com.

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