TAMPA, Fla., July 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quality Distribution, Inc. (Nasdaq:QLTY) announced today that it has named John T. Wilson as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, effective July 9, 2012. Mr. Wilson replaces Jonathan C. Gold, who is departing the Company to pursue other opportunities.
"I want to thank Jon Gold for his many contributions and sound guidance to Quality over the last 7 years, and all of us wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors," said Gary Enzor, Chief Executive Officer.
Enzor added, "I am also pleased to welcome John Wilson to our executive team. John is a business focused general counsel with over 13 years experience in mergers and acquisitions, as well as securities and general corporate matters. His strong background will serve us well as we continue to grow our business."
Most recently John Wilson was Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel for publicly traded Spectrum Brand Holdings, Inc./Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPB), a diversified, global consumer products company. Prior to his position at Spectrum, John was an attorney with Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan, LLP in Atlanta, GA. John received his Juris Doctorate, with high honors, from the University Of North Carolina School Of Law and is a member of both the State Bar of Florida and the State Bar of Georgia.
Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Quality operates the largest chemical bulk tank truck network in North America through its wholly owned subsidiary, Quality Carriers, Inc., and is the largest North American provider of intermodal tank container and depot services through its wholly owned subsidiary, Boasso America Corporation. Quality also provides logistics and transportation services to the unconventional oil and gas industry including crude oil, proppant sand, fresh water, and production fluids, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, QC Energy Resources, Inc. and QC Energy Resources, LLC. Quality's network of independent affiliates and independent owner-operators provides nationwide bulk transportation and related services. Quality is an American Chemistry Council Responsible Care® Partner and is a core carrier for many of the Fortune 500 companies that are engaged in chemical production and processing.
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