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Trucking software firm XRS names new chief financial officer

Mike Weber, vice president of finance at XRS Corp., is being promoted to new chief financial officer, according to the company's news release. He is replacing Scott Christian who left the Eden Prairie-based software company in June. Weber has worked at XRS since 2007.
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Mike Weber, vice president of finance at XRS Corp., is being promoted to new chief financial officer, according to the company's news release. He is replacing Scott Christian who left the Eden Prairie-based software company in June. Weber has worked at XRS since 2007 and brings more than 25 years of finance expertise to his new role.

The Business Journal notes XRS changed its name from Xata Corp. this summer.

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