Frozen Food Express Industries Inc has announced that longtime board member Edgar O Weller has retired from the board. A founder of the company and the board's vice-chairman, he served until 1984 as the board's chairman and the company's chief executive officer — posts he had held since 1978. Weller has been named a senior advisor to the board.
Jerry T Armstrong, a veteran of more than 40 years in the trucking transportation business, has been elected to the Frozen Food Express Industries board of directors by the board. Armstrong will serve until the company's 2003 annual meeting, when he will be a candidate for shareholder election to the board.
Chairman and chief executive officer of Wind Associates Inc, a private investment and management company, Armstrong has held chief executive positions with and served on the boards of ANR Freight Systems Inc, Garrett Freight Lines Inc, Riss International Inc, Johnson Motor Lines, Merchants Inc, and the Wedge Group Inc — all transportation-related companies. Armstrong currently serves on the board of directors of Landair Corp.