Echo Global Logistics Appoints Suzanne Karpick as Vice President of Investor Relations
CHICAGO, Jan. 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (Nasdaq:ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, announced today the appointment of Suzanne Karpick to the position of Vice President of Investor Relations.
In Ms. Karpick's new role, she will be responsible for establishing all aspects of the investor outreach program for Echo, while engaging the investment community with information about the firm's financial accomplishments and growth initiatives.
"We are pleased to have Suzanne join our executive team," said David Menzel, Chief Financial Officer of Echo Global Logistics. "Suzanne has the necessary buy-side and financial markets expertise to advance our dialogue with institutional investors."
Ms. Karpick previously held the post of Vice President, Client Relations and New Business at Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., in Chicago, IL, where she managed the client relations platform of the $8.2 billion firm. Prior to Duff & Phelps, Ms. Karpick was Vice President, Investor Relations for Los Angeles-based Macerich, a $7.2 billion real estate investment trust. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BS degree in Finance from Boston College.
About Echo Global Logistics
Chicago-based Echo Global Logistics 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 compiles and analyzes data from its network of over 24,000 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.
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