Executive brings more than 20 Years' Experience to Key Leadership Role for Menlo in Asia
SAN MATEO, Calif., and SINGAPORE - October 05, 2010
Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that Desmond Chan has been promoted to the position of managing director for South Asia.
In his new role, Chan will be responsible for overall business performance and growth in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, India and Australia.
“Desmond is a respected and seasoned manager who brings some 22 years of broad-ranging industry experience — including five years at Menlo — to his new position,” said Robert L. Bianco Jr., president, Menlo Worldwide Logistics. “His expertise complements our strategic plans for this region, and we are confident that his leadership and market insight will drive successful growth throughout this key sector.”
Chan, who joined Menlo in 2005, was formerly Menlo’s South Asia director of operations. He came to Menlo following five years at FedEx Express, where he worked in roles including Asia marketing manager and South Pacific regional manager. Previously, he had served as acting general manager for China and senior operations manager for FedEx Logistics, as well as general manager of the logistics subsidiary of Pacific International Lines. Chan is based in Singapore.
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About Menlo Worldwide Logistics
Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC, is a US$1.4 billion global provider of logistics, transportation management and supply chain services with operations in five continents, including North America. As a third-party logistics provider, San Mateo, Calif.-based Menlo Worldwide Logistics’ services range from dedicated contract logistics to warehouse and distribution management, transportation management, supply chain reengineering and other value-added services including packaging, kitting, order fulfillment and light assembly through a strategic network of multi-client and dedicated facilities. With more than 16 million square feet of dedicated warehouse space in North America, the Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America, and industry-leading technologies, Menlo Worldwide Logistics creates effective, integrated solutions for the transportation and distribution needs of leading businesses around the world.
Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC, is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $4.3 billion diversified freight transportation and logistics company. For more information, please visit us on the Web at www.con-way.com.