Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Yellow Roadway Corporation Names Michael Rapken Senior Vice President

Yellow RoadwayCorporation announced today that it has named Michael Rapkensenior vice president and chief information officer. Rapken will be responsible for the development of a strategic technology roadmap. He will also focus on the advancement of the Yellow RoadwayTechnologies organization team and build upon existing capabilities to supportfuture growth. Rapken will report directly to Bill Zollars, chairman, president and chiefexecutive officer of Yellow Roadway Corporation. "Michael is an excellent addition to our leadership team," said Zollars."He has the proven skills to lead the Technologies organization inimplementing systems solutions to enhance the customer experience and driveour productivity and synergy initiatives." Rapken will join Yellow Roadway Corporation from Sprint Nextel where he served as vice-president-applications development. Rapken holds a Bachelor ofScience degree in Computer Science from Illinois State University.

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