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.
Echo Global Logistics, Inc.
(847) 415 - 9324
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