Atlas controller retiring after 44 years

April 29, 2005

Media Contacts:
Kristen Burnett, Atlas Van Lines, 800.638.9797
A.J. Schneider, Hetrick Communications

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Long time Atlas Van Lines assistant vice president and controller Ben Sloan is retiring after more than 40 years of service to the company. Sloan joined Atlas in 1961, left to serve in the United States Army, and returned to the company in 1964. During his tenure at Atlas, Sloan was manager of revenue distribution and controller, assuming the responsibilities of assistant vice president in April of 1990.

"Ben has been a great contributor in the accounting area during his 44-year career at Atlas," said Rick Olson, Atlas senior vice president and chief financial officer. "We are very proud of all that he has accomplished and we wish him a very rich and rewarding retirement."

Sloan is married with two daughters and a son. He earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Evansville in 1972. He is a member of the Purple Aces Club and the Southern Indiana Civil War Roundtable.


Atlas Van Lines is the largest subsidiary of Atlas World Group, an Evansville, Ind. based company that posted record revenues of $860 million in 2004. Atlas World Group companies employ more than 700 people throughout North America. More than 600 Atlas agents in the United States and Canada specialize in corporate employee relocation and in the transportation of high-value items such as electronics, fine art and new fixtures and furniture. Visit for more information on the company and Atlas agents.