We Are Werner

Board of Directors

Clarence L. Werner , , , Executive Chairman

CLARENCE L. WERNER, 81, operated Werner Enterprises as a sole proprietorship from 1956 until the incorporation of Werner Enterprises, Inc. in September 1982. He has been a Company director since that time and also served as President until 1984. Mr. Werner served as Chief Executive Officer from 1984 until February 2007, and he was Chairman from 1984 until May 2011. He served as Chairman Emeritus from May 2011 until August 2015, when he was elected Chairman. In May 2016, Mr. Werner became Executive Chairman.

Gregory L. Werner , , , Director

GREGORY L. WERNER, 59, was elected as a director of the Company in 1994. He served as our Treasurer from 1982 until 1986, became Vice President in 1984 and was promoted to Executive Vice President in 1996. Mr. Werner has also directed revenue equipment maintenance for Werner Enterprises, Inc. and its predecessor since 1981 and became responsible for our management information systems in 1993. Mr. Werner served as our President from 1997 until May 2011 and as our Chief Operating Officer from 1999 to February 2007. Mr. Werner was our Chief Executive Officer from February 2007 to August 2015. He was also the Vice Chairman from May 2011 until August 2015.

Kenneth M. Bird , , , Director

KENNETH M. BIRD, ED.D., 71, was appointed by our Board of Directors in 2002 to fill a vacant directorship position and was subsequently elected by the stockholders. Dr. Bird is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Avenue Scholars Foundation, a nonprofit entity that serves youth education in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Bird previously served as Superintendent of Westside Community Schools in Omaha, Nebraska from 1992 until May 2008, and he also held various administrative positions with Westside Community Schools since 1981. Prior to 1981, he was employed by the Nebraska Department of Education and as a special education teacher at Westside Community School. He is active in local, state and national professional organizations as a member of various advisory councils, committees and task forces. Dr. Bird serves as a director or trustee on a number of civic boards, and he has been the recipient of several professional, leadership and community service awards.

Patrick J. Jung , , , Director, Audit Committee Chairman and Compensation Committee Chairman

PATRICK J. JUNG, 71, was elected as a Company director in 2003. He most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer of Surdell & Partners LLC, an advertising company in Omaha, Nebraska, until his retirement in June 2018. Prior to his position with Surdell & Partners LLC, Mr. Jung was a practicing certified public accountant with KPMG LLP for 30 years. During that period, he served as an audit partner for 20 years and as the Managing Partner of the Nebraska business unit for the last six years. He was also the audit engagement partner on the Company’s annual audit for the year ended December 31, 1999 prior to his retirement from KPMG LLP in 2000. Mr. Jung is a member of the board of managers of Burlington Capital Group LLC (which includes America First Tax Exempt Investors, L.P., a publicly traded company) and serves on its audit and compensation committees. Located in Omaha, Nebraska, Burlington Capital Group LLC’s business involves real estate, money management and emerging markets. He also works with several civic boards and organizations.

Dwaine J. Peetz, Jr. , , , Director

DWAINE J. PEETZ, JR., M.D., 68, was appointed by our Board of Directors on May 10, 2011 to fill a vacant directorship position. Dr. Peetz is a thoracic surgeon from Omaha, Nebraska and retired from practice in2011. He was formerly the Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the Creighton University School of Medicine and the Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, both of which are nationally recognized and accredited medical schools located in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Peetz graduated from the Creighton University School of Medicine, completed his residency in thoracic surgery at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan and became certified by the American Board of Surgery in 1981 and American Board of Thoracic Surgery in 1983. He has been active in various professional organizations, served as the chairman and a member of several affiliated hospital committees and authored numerous medical publications and abstracts.

Gerald H. Timmerman , , , Director

GERALD H. TIMMERMAN, 79, was elected as a Company director in May 2016. Mr. Timmerman was previously a director of the Company from 1988 to 2011. Since 1969, Mr. Timmerman has been and currently serves as President of Timmerman & Sons Feeding Co., Inc. He has also served as the President of Timmerman Feeding Corporation since 1965. Timmerman & Sons Feeding Co., Inc. and Timmerman Feeding Corporation, both of which are based in Springfield, Nebraska, are cattle feeding, ranching and beef production enterprises with operations in several Midwestern states. Mr. Timmerman is also a partner in several other privately held entities that engage in integrated agricultural business operations. Mr. Timmerman is also active in and serves on the board of directors of several civic organizations.

Diane K. Duren , , , Director and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Chairwoman

DIANE K. DUREN, 60, was elected as a director of Werner Enterprises, Inc. in 2017. In February 2017, Ms. Duren retired from Union Pacific Corporation, having served as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Corporate Secretary for four years, after serving as Vice President and General Manager–Chemicals in Marketing & Sales. Since joining Union Pacific in 1985, she held a variety of positions in the Finance and Marketing & Sales departments, including Vice President and General Manager–Agricultural Products. In 2012, Ms. Duren was one of the honorees of the Women’s Center for Advancement Tribute to Women. She was recognized by Profiles in Diversity Journal as one of the “Women Worth Watching in 2011,” and that same year, she was awarded the Creighton University College of Business Alumni Merit Award. In 2008, Ms. Duren was recognized by Pink magazine, a magazine for professional women, as one of the top 15 women in business. Prior to her employment at Union Pacific, she was a certified public accountant with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells in Omaha. Ms. Duren holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Creighton University. Ms. Duren is a member of the board of directors of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. and serves on its audit and compensation committees. She has been active on multiple community and industry boards including Girl Scouts – Spirit of Nebraska and American Red Cross, of which she served as chair of the Heartland Chapter in 2010 and 2011. In 2014, Ms. Duren was appointed by Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert to the Metropolitan Entertainment & Convention Authority Board of Directors and in 2019 was reappointed by the Omaha City Council and is the current Chairwoman of the Board. She also serves on the Board of Children’s Hospital and Medical Center as Chair. In 2018, Ms. Duren joined Peter Kiewit Foundation as a Community Advisor and in September 2019 became a Trustee. She also joined Creighton University’s Board of Trustees in September 2019.

Michael L. Gallagher , , , Director

MICHAEL L. GALLAGHER, 74, was appointed as a Company director in 2017. He is Chairman Emeritus of the law firm Gallagher & Kennedy in Phoenix, Arizona. He has held this position since 2001. Mr. Gallagher served as President of Gallagher & Kennedy from 1978 through 2000. Mr. Gallagher is a member of the board of directors of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, a NYSE listed company; Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Western Regional Medical Center; Arizona Public Service Company; and the Peter Kiewit Foundation. He previously served as a director of AMERCO, the parent company of U-Haul International, Inc., and Action Performance, a NASDAQ company, and was a former advisory board member of AMEC, a multinational company headquartered in Europe.

Jack A. Holmes , , , Director

JACK A. HOLMES, 59, was appointed as a Company director in 2018. Mr. Holmes served as President of UPS Freight from 2007 until his retirement in 2016. He began his career in transportation in 1979 outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when he joined UPS and served in several positions before holding leadership positions in Operations, Engineering and Human Resources. He also led the UPS transition team for the 2005 purchase of Overnite Transportation, now UPS Freight. Mr. Holmes currently serves as the Vice Chairman and a director of EmergeTMS in Scottsdale, Arizona and is a member of the board of directors of Simplified Logistics, LLC, LaserShip and Link Labs.

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