Appointment sharpens focus on building North Asia team
SHANGHAI – April 06, 2011
Menlo Worldwide Logistics has announced that Jane Wu has joined Menlo as Human Resources Director, North Asia. “Jane’s appointment sharpens our focus on building our local team and on hiring and retaining the top talent in the market,” said John Herb, Vice President, Human Resources for Menlo. “This is especially important for us at this time when the growth, and growth potential, of North Asia is on an upward trajectory.”
An HR professional with over 18 years of experience in the field, Jane most recently served as Human Resources Director at Asia Timber Products and has also worked for Leica Geosystems. Jane, who holds an MBA from Ballarat University in Australia, has extensive experience that includes work in training and development, compensation and benefits and recruiting as well as employee relations, legal compliance and policy development. In addition, she has led HR teams supporting over 3,000 employees.
“Menlo focuses resources to ensure our clients’ logistics success, and focusing those resources in an efficient, cost-effective way and delivering it with local knowledge and Lean expertise can only be done with talented people,” says Jane. “I look forward to helping to build Menlo’s already strong team to take us to the next level.”
John Beckett, VP International Operations, who leads Menlo’s North Asia Region, said, “Jane brings impressive knowledge and experience, proven leadership ability, and a strong track record of results to Menlo. Rapid market growth requires a sustained focus on our human resources, and with Jane’s expertise, Menlo and our clients will benefit accordingly.”
Menlo Worldwide Logistics (China) Ltd provides professional, top-of-the-line logistics solutions developed with in-depth local knowledge, delivering operationally effective, cost efficient results via a wide-reaching network of offices, warehouses and logistics centers in 110 cities throughout China. Menlo China is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc., the $4.3 billion New York Stock Exchange-listed freight transportation and logistics services company headquartered in San Mateo, California.
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