Strategic Hires Drive Menlo’s Growth Goals in the Region
SAN MATEO, Calif., and SINGAPORE – March 27, 2012 – Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), today announced the appointments of two new directors within its South Asia organization. Victor Loo was named director of Operations, while Kelza Phang has been appointed director of Human Resources (HR).
In his new position as director of Operations, Victor Loo is responsible for leading the development of Menlo’s capabilities in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, implementing strategies to improve the efficiency of warehouse operations and ensuring overall customer satisfaction. Mr. Loo joined the company in December 2011 with extensive experience in supply chain re-engineering, warehousing operations management, and distribution and logistics planning, with companies such as Dow Chemical Pacific, Rohm and Haas and Compaq Asia. He holds an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.
Fulfilling her role as director of Human Resources, Kelza Phang leads the full spectrum of HR responsibilities in South Asia. Prior to joining the company in October 2011, Ms. Phang accumulated more than 12 years of HR experience in various industries. She has developed and deployed human capital strategies in several Asia-Pacific countries, including Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, the Philippines, India, Vietnam, New Zealand and Singapore. She holds an MBA, a master’s degree in management research, a bachelor’s degree in psychology, a graduate diploma in personnel management, and diplomas in HR development and management studies.
“We are thrilled to welcome Victor and Kelza to Menlo’s South Asia organization,” says Desmond Chan, managing director, South Asia, Menlo Worldwide Logistics. “They complement a highly qualified team and extend Menlo’s capabilities with experience and expertise in key functions. I’m confident their collective talents will continue to benefit our customers and support our aggressive growth goals.”
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About Menlo Worldwide Logistics
Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC, is a US$1.6 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 17 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 $5.3 billion diversified freight transportation and logistics company. For more information, please visit us on the Web at www.con-way.com.
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