April 5, 2018 6:00 PM, EDT

Schneider Appoints Stephen Bruffett CFO

Stephen BruffettStephen Bruffett via Schneider National Inc.

Diversified motor carrier Schneider announced Stephen Bruffett will join the company as chief financial officer, effective April 29.

Most recently, Bruffett served as chief financial officer of Con-way Inc.

Before joining Con-way in 2008, Bruffett held senior leadership positions at YRC Worldwide Inc. and American Freightways.

“Bruffett brings to [Schneider] experience both within the transportation industry and as a public-company CFO, which should serve [Schneider] well following its transition to public markets in 2017,” R.W. Baird & Co. analyst Benjamin Hartford wrote in a note to investors.

Bruffett succeeds Lori Lutey, who announced her retirement earlier this year.

Schneider ranks No. 6 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-hire carriers in North America. It ranks No. 16 on the TT 2017 Top 50 list of the largest logistics companies in North America.