COMPETITON WATCH: Vitran appoints chairman of audit committee

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TORONTO, Ont. — Vitran Corporation Inc has announced that John R. Gossling, CA, Vice President of Financial Operations at Rogers Communications Inc., has joined Vitran’s Board of Directors and been appointed Chairman of its Audit Committee.

With the addition of Gossling, Vitran’s Board now includes six directors, five of whom are independent as specified in the corporate governance rules of the Nasdaq Stock Market.

Prior to Gossling’s current appointment at Rogers in May 2005, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Rogers Wireless.

Gossling began his career at KPMG LLP in 1985. He is a Chartered Accountant and earned a Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo.

Vitran Corporation Inc. is a North American group of transportation companies offering less-than-truckload, logistics, truckload, and freight brokerage services.

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