Donald N. Reynolds, vice president of national sales for ABF Freight System, Inc., will retire November 30, 2009, after 39 years of service with the company. Mr. Reynolds has served in his current position for the past 20 years.
"Don's consummate professionalism and warm and charismatic demeanor are well known throughout the industry," said ABF Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Roy Slagle. "He has been a valuable asset to the company for many years. We congratulate Don on a great career and wish him and his wife Becky the very best in the years ahead."
Mr. Reynolds joined ABF as a management trainee in 1970. Upon completion of training, he became an operations supervisor in Chicago, Ill. Mr. Reynolds was promoted to sales representative in Atlanta, Ga., in 1972, branch manager in Oklahoma City, Okla., in 1976 and director of national accounts in 1979. In 1981, he was promoted to regional vice president of sales based in Dayton, Ohio where he served until he was promoted to his current position in 1989.
Kirk R. May, who has 19 years' experience with ABF, will assume the position vacated by Mr. Reynolds. Previously, Mr. May served as regional vice president of sales in Salt Lake City, Utah.