YRC Regional Transportation, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. announced that Steven D. Gast has been named President and CEO of New Penn Motor Express, based in Lebanon, PA.

Gast joined New Penn in 1997 and has served as Vice President of Corporate Planning and Vice President of Finance & Administration. Prior to joining New Penn, Gast held a variety of executive positions with other regional transportation providers in the Northeast.

‘It is a pleasure to name an experienced New Penn executive as the company’s new president and CEO,’ said Jim Staley, President and CEO of YRC Regional Transportation. ‘Steve knows the regional LTL business and has been a significant contributor to maintaining the New Penn market reputation as a premier service provider in the Northeast region. We are fortunate to have an executive from within the company who is prepared to continue the success of the New Penn team.’

YRC Regional Transportation, based in Akron, OH is comprised of New Penn Motor Express and the USF companies ’ USF Holland, USF Reddaway, USF Bestway and USF Glen Moore.