SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 2, 2019
YRC Worldwide Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
10990 Roe Avenue
Overland Park, Kansas 66211
(Address of principal executive office)(Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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|Item 5.02|| |
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On April 2, 2019, Michael J. Kneeland notified the Board of Directors (the Board) of YRC Worldwide Inc. (the Company) that he plans to retire from the Board at the end of his current term and will not stand for re-election at the Companys 2019 annual meeting of stockholders (the 2019 Annual Meeting) scheduled for June 5, 2019. Upon the expiration of Mr. Kneelands current term at the 2019 Annual Meeting, the size of the Board will be reduced from ten to nine directors. Mr. Kneelands decision not to stand for re-election was not the result of any disagreement with the Company or its management on any matter relating to the Companys operations, policies or practices.
The Board is grateful for Mr. Kneelands nearly eight years of dedicated service on the Board, its Compensation Committee and its Governance Committee, including serving as the Compensation Committee chairperson from July 2011 until May 2017. The Board and Company wish him well in his retirement.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
|YRC WORLDWIDE INC.|
|By:||/s/ James A. Fry|
James A. Fry
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Date: April 8, 2019