Quality names Attwood president/COO, Troy executive VP/CFO

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Quality Distribution, Inc. has announced the promotion of Stephen R. Attwood to president and chief operating officer and the appointment of Joseph J. Troy as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Aug. 2, 2010.

“I am very pleased to have the opportunity to broaden Steve’s role,” says Gary R. Enzor, chief executive officer. “In the past two years, Steve has done a tremendous job leading the successful restructuring of our business to capitalize on the advantages of our asset-light business model. Going forward, Steve will devote his efforts to emerging growth opportunities, with a continued emphasis on maximizing financial returns and improving the operational performance of our core chemical transportation business.”

Troy brings more than 25 years of financial experience with particular expertise in capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and overall financial management. In addition to being a CFO with publicly traded Walter Industries Inc., he also led one of Walter’s principal business segments. “His skills will be invaluable as we focus on optimizing our capital structure, leveraging our strong cash flow, growing our business and communicating with the investment community,” Enzor says. “With Steve in his new role and Joe on board, we will be in an excellent position to deliver greater value to our customers, employees and shareholders.”