YRC Worldwide Inc. on Friday, July 8, announced that Christopher Wren has been named senior vice president and treasurer for the Overland Park, Kan.-based corporation. Most recently, Wren served as president of the consulting firm Power I.T. Previously, he was vice president of corporate development for H&R Block; vice president of product development for Positive Networks Inc.; and served in a variety of roles with increasing responsibility at Sprint Corp. Wren began his career as an attorney at the Kansas City law firm of Polsinelli, White, Vardeman & Shalton.
“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Topher over the years, and I am confident he is the right person to lead the treasury area,” says Bill Trubeck, interim executive vice president and chief financial officer of YRCW. “His expertise in operations, technology and legal, along with his proven ability to quickly develop strategic relationships, see the big picture and provide effective solutions, makes him a perfect choice for this position.”