CHICAGO - Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, announced today that Paula Frey has been named Chief Human Resources Officer.

Prior to working at Echo, Ms. Frey worked at the Education Corporation of America as EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer. From 2008 to 2015, Ms. Frey worked at Sears Holdings Corporation in multiple roles, including Senior HR Business Partner and Vice President of Human Resources. As the Interim Chief Human Resources Officer at Sears, Ms. Frey was responsible for driving organizational culture, employee engagement, and talent as well as increasing efficiencies for the organization.

For 19 years, Ms. Frey was Senior Director of Human Resources at Motorola, where she worked in Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Partnering, Talent Acquisition, and Talent Management.

“We look forward to Paula’s contribution as we continue to expand critical positions in technology, sales, and operations,” said Doug Waggoner, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer at Echo. “Paula’s demonstrated leadership in performance management, supply chain, and workforce planning makes her a great addition to our company.”

Ms. Frey is a graduate of Illinois State University and holds a B.S. in Organizational Management.