Transportation conglomerate CNF Inc. has tapped Keith Sawallich to be its vp of administration. He will replace Charles "Chuck" Dragon, who is retiring after a 20-year career at CNF.

Sawallich previously served as northwest region manager for Con-Way Central Express, an operating unit of CNF's $1.9 billion regional trucking company, Ann Arbor, MI-based Con-Way Transportation Services. In his new role, Sawallich is responsible for the day-to-day management and direction of Palo Alto, CA-based CNF's administrative and financial functions, overall quality and cost control, and the efficiency of corporate and subsidiary administrative operations and services.