CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 07/31/13 -- Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, announced today the promotion of Nick Hannigan to the role of Vice President, Corporate Development. In his new role, Mr. Hannigan will work closely with the executive team to develop and execute strategic acquisitions and partnerships as Echo continues to execute its growth strategy.
During Mr. Hannigan's six-year tenure with Echo Global Logistics, he has held a variety of operating and management positions. "Nick's intimate knowledge of our clients, service offering, and the Echo culture will help ensure that we continue to develop and close new strategic relationships that add value to all Echo stakeholders," stated David B. Menzel, Chief Financial Officer of Echo Global Logistics.
"Our acquisition strategy is an important element of our growth and client service plan, and we are pleased to have Nick lead this critical area," said Douglas R. Waggoner, Chief Executive Officer of Echo Global Logistics.
Mr. Hannigan is a graduate of the University of Chicago.
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.