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. Most recently, Mr. Friedlander served as the Senior Vice President for Asia Development at YRC Logistics and the COO of YRC Logistics Asia. In that role, he was responsible for focusing on China development from a financial and M&A perspective and for the management of all operations in Asia outside of China. This included driving and supporting joint venture development and overall strategic planning and execution. Prior to this role, Mr. Friedlander served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for YRC Logistics.
Prior to joining YRC Logistics, he served as Vice President of Finance for Transportation.com.