|By Marketwired .||
|April 9, 2014 07:04 PM EDT||
CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/09/14 -- Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, announced today the appointment of Sean Burke to the post of Senior Vice President of Business Development. Mr. Burke has 20 years of sales and operations leadership experience at large shippers, LTL carriers, and 3PLs.
"Sean is a seasoned logistics executive who will drive our Enterprise 3PL revenue, grow our national account business and manage our truckload solutions team," said Douglas R. Waggoner, Chief Executive Officer of Echo Global Logistics. "His expertise is a strong addition to our sales organization and will underscore our focus on new business generation."
Mr. Burke previously held a senior leadership position at Ryder Supply Chain Solutions, managing $2 billion of procurement across multiple transportation modes, as well as providing operations and sales support for the company's 3PL customers. Prior to Ryder, he held roles at YRC Logistics, Huhtamaki, Hewlett Packard, Agilent Technologies, and SHGL Global Logistics.
About Echo Global Logistics
Echo Global Logistics, based in Chicago, is a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, delivered on a proprietary technology platform, serving the transportation and logistics needs of its clients. Echo maintains a web-based technology platform that compiles and analyzes data from its network of over 26,000 transportation providers to serve its clients' shipping and freight management needs. Echo procures transportation and provides logistics services for clients across a wide range of industries, such as manufacturing, construction, consumer products and retail. For more information on Echo, visit: www.echo.com.