Old Dominion Freight Line Announces Executive Leadership Team Transitions

THOMASVILLE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. today announced that effective July 1, 2023, its Board of Directors has elected Gregory B. Plemmons, who currently serves as Senior Vice President – Sales, to succeed Kevin M. (“Marty”) Freeman as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and Steven W. Hartsell, who currently serves as Vice President – Field Sales, to succeed Mr. Plemmons as the Company’s Senior Vice President – Sales. As previously announced, Mr. Freeman will succeed Greg C. Gantt as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer effective July 1, 2023.

Mr. Gantt said, “We are excited to promote Greg and Steve and are proud of their commitment to provide our customers with superior service. Greg and Steve will continue to work with Marty and the rest of our leadership team to execute on our long-term strategic plan, and we look forward to their continued contributions.”

Mr. Freeman added, “I have worked closely with both Greg and Steve for many years and truly value their operational and sales expertise. Old Dominion is fortunate to have such talented leaders who have the experience and vision to continuing driving us forward.”

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. is one of the largest North American LTL motor carriers and provides regional, inter-regional and national LTL services through a single integrated, union-free organization. Our service offerings, which include expedited transportation, are provided through an expansive network of service centers located throughout the continental United States. The Company also maintains strategic alliances with other carriers to provide LTL services throughout North America. In addition to its core LTL services, the Company offers a range of value-added services including container drayage, truckload brokerage and supply chain consulting.