February 19, 2013 8:45 AM, EST

Panther Expedited Appoints New CEO

Panther Expedited Services said it appointed R. Louis Schneeberger as the company’s new CEO, replacing former CEO Andrew Clarke, who resigned.

Clarke had been CEO since 2007. Schneeberger joined Panther in 2010 as the carrier’s chief financial officer.

The company also named Edward Wadel as its chief operating officer. He was Panther’s chief information officer.

Panther, Seville, Ohio, was acquired last year by Arkansas Best Corp. which is ranked No. 13 on the Transport Topics 100 listing of U.S. and Canadian for-hire carriers.