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Atlas® Van Lines Promotes Ryan McConnell to President and Chief Operating Officer

EVANSVILLE, Ind.  — Atlas® Van Lines, one of the nation’s leading moving companies, announces today that Ryan McConnell has been promoted to President and COO of Atlas Van Lines. Formerly the company’s Vice President of Strategic Planning, McConnell has more than 25 years of experience in the transportation and logistics industry.

In his new role, McConnell will be responsible for leading the Atlas Van Lines household goods division in the U.S., which includes transportation services, corporate marketing, revenue distribution, customer service, agency development, and information technology.

“Ryan has been involved in nearly every facet of the business and has been integral to the strategic growth and innovation of the Atlas enterprise,” said Jack Griffin, Chairman and CEO, Atlas® World Group. “With Ryan at the helm, I am confident in the continued success of our largest subsidiary.”

Prior to his appointment as President and COO, the Boonville, Indiana native served as the Vice President of Strategic Planning for Atlas Van Lines where he led the implementation of corporate strategy, defined objectives to gain market share and maximize profitability, and executed plans to make those objectives achievable. He also served as Vice President of Corporate Marketing for Atlas where he managed sales, marketing, global travel, and corporate meeting teams, as well as Agent sales and marketing that generated over $500 million in revenue annually.

“I am thankful for the opportunity to continue my growth at Atlas Van Lines in this important leadership role,” said Ryan McConnell, President and COO, Atlas Van Lines. “It is an honor to work alongside the best employees and Agents in the business to uphold the industry-leading standard Atlas is known for.”

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