OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 4, 2014-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN) Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer John Steele was awarded thebest investor relations by a CFO in the small-cap company category at the annual IR MagazineU.S. Awards March 27 in New York City. Steele has earned this prestigious distinction two times before, in 2011 and 2012.
"It is a sincere privilege to tell the story of Werner Enterprises to the investment community,” Steele said. “I try to follow the same fundamental principles that Werner associates provide to our customers every day: honesty, integrity, insight, responsiveness and high quality service."
Steele began his career at Werner Enterprises in 1989 as controller and has been appointed several integral positions since that time. He was named chief financial officer in 1996.
The IR Magazine Awards honor international excellence and leadership in investor relations. The awards are based on a one-of-a-kind survey that researches directly within the investment community through an electronic survey and one-on-one telephone interviews to identify the best corporate IR representatives in the country.
Werner Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is a premier transportation and logistics company, with coverage throughout North America, Asia, Europe, South America, Africa andAustralia. Werner maintains its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska and maintains offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China and Australia. Werner is among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States, with a diversified portfolio of transportation services that includes dedicated van, temperature-controlled and flatbed; medium-to-long-haul, regional and local van; and expedited services. Werner's Value Added Services portfolio includes freight management, truck brokerage, intermodal, and international services. International services are provided through Werner’s domestic and global subsidiary companies and include ocean, air and ground transportation; freight forwarding; and customs brokerage.
Werner Enterprises, Inc.’s common stock trades on The NASDAQ Global Select MarketSMunder the symbol “WERN”. For further information about Werner, visit the Company’s website at www.werner.com.