Michael Reed Appointed to Chief Technology Officer at Echo Global Logistics
Mr. Reed Driving an Agile Model of Technology Development -- Previously Held Vice President, Information Technology Role
CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/28/13 --
Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, announced today its interim Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Michael Reed was officially appointed CTO for the company. He had served as interim CTO since April 2012.
"We recognize the years of outstanding work he has provided to our organization," said Doug Waggoner, Chief Executive Officer of Echo Global Logistics. "He is leading an agile approach to technology development that is allowing us to more rapidly roll out logistics services to our clients. Our technology prowess is the backbone of our success, and we look to Mike's leadership and innovation to help ensure our ongoing success."
Mr. Reed began his tenure with Echo Global Logistics in 2007 as a Lead Application Developer, and has held several positions including the Director of Product Development and Vice President, Information Technology. Prior to joining Echo Global Logistics, Mr. Reed cofounded Digerati Solutions, a privately owned software development and consulting company.
Mr. Reed holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science Engineering from University of Michigan.
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 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
Source: Echo Global Logistics
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