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Scott Boyer was promoted to executive vice president of Sales and Tyler S. Ellison has joined Echo Global Logistics as executive vice president of Operations.
Boyer has been with Echo over the past two years in the position of senior vice president of Sales. "Scott has been instrumental in helping Echo achieve the growth we have experienced through his leadership and strong client development skills. This new appointment will allow Scott to directly set the strategy and provide the necessary leadership for our sales efforts that include both transactional and enterprise clients," said Doug Waggoner, chief executive officer of Echo Global Logistics.
As part of joining Echo Global Logistics, Tyler Ellison will maintain broad operational responsibilities across all logistics service areas including Truckload, LTL and Intermodal capabilities.
"We are very pleased to welcome Tyler to the senior leadership team. We are confident that his experience will provide immediate benefits to our focus on exceeding client expectations and increasing operational effectiveness throughout our company," stated Waggoner.
Prior to joining Echo Global Logistics, Ellison held the position of Group President and Interim Chief Operating Officer at Greatwide Logistics, based in Dallas, Texas. Prior to his position with Greatwide, he was the President of Con-Way Multimodal, based in Portland, Oregon.