Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Global Business Person of the Year

The World Trade Club of Indiana has selected Stephen Russell as Global Business Person of the Year.

He will receive the honor during the 23 January dinner meeting of the club in the Omni Severin Hotel, Indianapolis.

Russell has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Celadon Group Inc. Founded in 1985 by Russell, Celadon is now traded on Nasdaq and is one of the top truckload carriers in North America serving a variety companies from diverse industry groups. Celadon, with its international presence, is one of a limited number of companies that is able to provide for time-sensitive cargo shipments through trailer door-to-door transport in and between any of the NAFTA countries.

Mr. Russell is a member of the American Trucking Associations’ Executive Committee and serves as chairman of the Homeland Security Policy Committee. He also serves on the board of directors for the Cornell University Graduate School of Management, the Eiteljorg Museum, and the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

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