2013 NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Old Dominion Names Sam Faucette Vice President of Safety and Compliance
THOMASVILLE, North Carolina (Feb. 11, 2013) – Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. today announced the promotion of Sam Faucette to serve as the company’s vice president of safety and compliance.
Faucette, who joined Old Dominion in October 2002, previously served as director of safety compliance, training and recruiting. In his new position, Faucette will continue to preserve the company’s top driving record, one of the safest in the less-than-truckload (LTL) industry.
“Sam is a safety professional who represents the company in the highest regard,” said Greg Gantt, Old Dominion’s executive vice president and chief operating officer. “With Sam as a member of our senior management team, we are confident that Old Dominion will maintain its commitment to workplace safety.”
Faucette brings 33 years of experience in the transportation industry to his new role. He is a North American Transportation Management Institute Certified Director of Safety and currently serves as a member of the North Carolina Trucking Association Board of Directors. He previously served as chairman of the North Carolina Safety Management Council.
Faucette is also a member of the American Trucking Association’s National Truck Driving Championship Committee and Chairman of the American Trucking Association’s Hazardous Materials Committee.
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About Old Dominion Freight Line
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) is a national less-than-truckload motor carrier providing one-to-five day service among six regions in the United States and next-day and second-day service within these regions. Through its four product groups, OD-Domestic, OD-Expedited, OD-Global and OD-Technology, the Company offers an array of innovative products and services that provide direct service to 48 states within the Southeast, Gulf Coast, Northeast, Midwest, Central and West regions of the country. In addition to domestic less-than-truckload services, the Company offers assembly and distribution services as well as LCL and FCL delivery services to and from all of North America, Central America, South America and the Far East. The Company also offers a broad range of expedited and logistical services for both its domestic and global markets, and for more than 75 years, Old Dominion has been helping the world keep promises.