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YRC Logistics Friedlander promoted to Managing Director for Asia
YRC Logistics, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. has announced that Eric Friedlander has been named Managing Director for Asia.

In this role, Mr. Friedlander will be responsible for all aspects of business operations, development, government relations, and financial performance in China and all other countries in the region. He will report to Jim Ritchie, President and CEO of YRC Logistics.

Prior to joining YRC Logistics, he served as Vice President of Finance for He was named Vice President of Finance at Yellow Corporation, the predecessor company to YRC Worldwide Inc., with responsibility for Yellow Global and new Yellow Transportation services. He has 15 years prior experience with Inter-Maritime Forwarding Co., an international freight forwarder and customs-house broker, including five years in operations management and ten years working as controller, corporate secretary and treasurer.

A Phi Beta Kappa, Mr. Friedlander earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in international relations from the University of California, Davis. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Asian studies from the University of California, Berkeley, where he was awarded a congressional fellowship.