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NASDAQ: WERN 27.00 -0.55 -2% Volume: 408,933 May 26, 2017

Executive Management Team

Clarence L. Werner , , , Executive Chairman

CLARENCE L. WERNER, 79, 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 and assumed the responsibility of Chief Executive Officer. In May 2016, Mr. Werner became Executive Chairman.

Derek J. Leathers , , , President and Chief Executive Officer

DEREK J. LEATHERS, 47, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Werner Enterprises. Derek has worked in the transportation and logistics industry for over 20 years. Throughout his tenure at Werner, he has held integral roles in many facets of the organization, including the establishment of Werner’s Mexico operations, oversight for all the asset operating groups and leading the launch of Werner Global Logistics, which encompasses transportation management and freight movement within Intermodal, Ocean, Air and Brokerage. Prior to joining Werner in 1999, Mr. Leathers was one of the first foreign members of Mexico’s trucking association (CANACAR) and was based out of Mexico City for several years. Mr. Leathers holds an Economics degree from Princeton University.

H. Marty Nordlund , , , Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

H. MARTY NORDLUND, 55, joined us in 1994 as an account executive. He then received the following promotions with the Company: (i) Director of Dedicated Fleet Services in 1995; (ii) Senior Director of Dedicated Fleet Services in 1997; (iii) Vice President—Dedicated Fleet Services in 1998; (iv) Vice President—Specialized Services in 2001; (v) Senior Vice President—Specialized Services in 2003; (vi) Executive Vice President—Specialized Services in 2005; and (vii) Senior Executive Vice President—Specialized Services in 2006. Mr. Nordlund was promoted to Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in May 2016. He has executive operating responsibility for the Company's trucking and logistics business units. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Nordlund held various management positions with Crete Carrier Corporation, a large privately held truckload carrier.

John J. Steele , , , Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer

JOHN J. STEELE, 59, joined the Company in 1989 as Controller. During his time with us, he was appointed to the following positions: (i) Corporate Secretary in 1992; (ii) Vice President—Controller and Corporate Secretary in 1994; (iii) Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer in 1996; and (iv) Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer in 2004. He was named to his current position as Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer in 2005. Mr. Steele was employed by the independent public accounting firm of Arthur Andersen & Co. as a certified public accountant from 1979 until his employment with the Company in 1989.

Jim S. Schelble , , , Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

JIM S. SCHELBLE, 56, joined us in 1998 as Manager of New Business Development. During his tenure with the Company, Mr. Schelble was promoted to the following positions: (i) Director of National Accounts in 1999; (ii) Senior Director of Dedicated Services in 2000; (iii) Associate Vice President of Corporate and Dedicated Sales in 2002; (iv) Vice President—Sales in 2003; (v) Senior Vice President—Sales in 2004; and (vi) Executive Vice President—Sales and Marketing in 2005. In 2015, Mr. Schelble assumed responsibility for Driver Recruiting in addition to Marketing, Pricing and Business Analytics. In May 2016, Mr. Schelble became Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer with responsibility for Driver Recruiting, our driver school network, Safety, Human Resources, Pricing and Corporate Communications. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Schelble spent twelve years with Roadway Express, a less-than-truckload carrier, in a variety of management positions within operations, sales, and marketing.

James L. Johnson , , , Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Secretary

JAMES L. JOHNSON, 53, joined the Company in 1991 as Manager of Financial Reporting. Since that time, Mr. Johnson was appointed to the following positions with us: (i) Assistant Controller in 1992; (ii) Director of Accounting in 1994; (iii) Corporate Secretary and Controller in 1996; (iv) Vice President, Controller and Corporate Secretary in 2000; and (v) Senior Vice President, Controller and Corporate Secretary in 2005. He was named to his current position as Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Secretary in July 2010. Mr. Johnson was employed by the independent public accounting firm of Arthur Andersen & Co. as a certified public accountant from 1985 until his employment with the Company in 1991.

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