Frozen Food Express announces board member’s retirement

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Frozen Food Express Industries Inc. announced that Leroy Hallman retired from the board of directors, a position he has held since 1975. Hallman is a retired attorney and also served as a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee.

“For over 30 years, Leroy Hallman has been a tremendous asset to our board of directors, investing his time, abilities and wisdom to help make FFE Transportation Services a leader in transportation solutions,” says Stoney M. “Mit” Stubbs, chairman of the Dallas-based company. ‘On behalf of FFE’s customers, vendor partners, board members and team members, I would like to thank Mr. Hallman for his ongoing commitment and dedicated service to our organization.”

Kevin Kilpatrick has been appointed to the board until the election at the May 2010 annual shareholders’ meeting. Kilpatrick is chief executive officer and chairman of DFW Paving, a concrete and asphalt company. He also is co-owner and executive vice president of Sky USA Precision Manufacturing, whose purpose is to design products and technology that develop and serve the aerospace industry. Previously, he was CEO of Pescor Plastics.

“Kevin Kilpatrick has a keen understanding of business strategies,” Stubbs says. “We anticipate his entrepreneurial spirit and experience will benefit the board immensely, and we look forward to his service and the insight he will bring.”