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Werner Enterprises’ President & CEO Derek Leathers Receives Highway to Victory Award

[ October 31, 2017   //   ]

Werner Enterprises announces that President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers was presented the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Highway to Victory Award for outstanding industry advocacy efforts.

“I’m honored and humbled to have the opportunity to partner with industry leaders to make a positive impact on the future of the transportation industry,” said President and CEO Derek Leathers. “The ATA represents the broadest coalition of trucking in America with over 37,000 members across all modes of trucking and transportation services. ATA leadership has worked tirelessly to shine a light on the many issues that affect our industry and our professional drivers.”

Leathers was presented with the award on Oct. 23, during the ATA’s annual Management Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida. In 2017, Leathers testified in front of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security, emphasizing the need for Congress to work collectively with the industry to improve safety, freight movement, infrastructure investments and workforce development.