Thompson joins USF board

Thompson joins USF board

USF Corp. on Wednesday announced the appointment of Michael L. Thompson to its board of directors.

Thompson, 49, is currently president and chief executive of Fair Oaks Farms LLC, a producer and exporter of meat products, and certified minority business enterprise. He previously served as McDonald's Corp.'s vice president of North American supply chain management, where he managed more than $7 billion in international business and served on the company's supply chain management team.

"Mike Thompson brings a tremendous depth of business experience to our team," said Richard P. DiStasio, chairman, president and chief executive of USF Corp., in a prepared statement. "Mike's dynamic leadership and operational management expertise, coupled with his intricate knowledge of the supply chain management network, will provide valuable insight to our team."