C.R. England names new CEO, shifts other top positions

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Updated May 1, 2013

In response to the death of the company’s former CEO Wayne Cederholm, who died April 9, C.R. England has reorganized some of its top leadership positions, the company announced this week.

Chad England — former Chief Operating Officer — will assume Cederholm’s role as CEO. Dean England, former C.R. England president, will become the company’s co-chairman. Josh England will become the company’s president.

Dean has served, according to C.R. England’s announcement, in “every level of the company,” starting with ride alongs with his father Gene as a child, before moving to positions as a freight handler, truck washer, maintenance manager, terminal manager, operations manager, director of operations, chief operating officer and chief executive officer.

Chad has worked with the company since he was 14 and has worked in as a driver manager, director for operations management; vice president of opportunity leasing; vice president of recruiting, trainer and safe driving; president of England North America and Chief Operating Officer.

Josh was named C.R. England’s Chief Financial Officer in January and previously served as the president of England Logistics, a subsidiary of C.R. England. He also was vice president of the independent contractor division, controller of North American division and manager of freight profitability for C.R.