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Yusen Logistics Appoints New Transportation & Warehousing Senior Vice Presidents

Secaucus, New Jersey (February 1st, 2012)
Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. has promoted Mike Liantonio to Senior Vice President and General Manager, Transportation Division, previously having worked as Vice President, Sales and Operations. Joe Giudice has been promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager, Warehouse Division having held the role of Vice President of Operations Support. Both roles are effective immediately.

Mike joined Yusen Logistics in October 2010, having worked in several positions throughout the transportation industry for over 25 years. He joined Yusen Logistics from Momentum Transportation, an Independent Agency for Landstar, where he was Executive Vice President and COO from 2007 - 2010. Mike served as Senior Vice President at Vexure from 2003-2006, which was purchased by NYK Logistics, where he worked as Regional Vice President until the end of 2006. Mike has his undergraduate degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an MBA from Boston University.

Mike has been a key figure in setting the organizational structure of the Transportation Division post the rebranding to Yusen Logistics in April 2010. He has taken the lead on setting the direction and measurements for the operations teams and has worked across the division reviewing the sales team structure and support network to customers.

Mike said of the new role "We have a clear focus and direction on our core competencies of Intermodal and OTR brokerage, while driving incremental value to our customers through our Specialized Services Group. This approach ties in with our key pillars of Success, Customer Satisfaction, Operational, Product and Personnel Excellence, which will continue to drive our results."

Joe joined Yusen Logistics in October 2010 with over 35 years of experience in executive leadership roles in distribution and logistics, having previously worked at Liz Claiborne as Vice President of Global Distribution and Logistics. He has held a number of executive positions at other major retailers including Gantos and Casual Corner Group. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from City University of NY.

Joe's focus on continuous improvement – Kaizen – and operational excellence have contributed to a number of recent successes for Yusen Logistics as well as overall operational efficiencies. His leadership experience will support the business on delivering on its aggressive business goals aligned to Yusen Logistics' overall strong global growth.

Joe said of the promotion, "I was immediately impressed by the core values of integrity, innovation and intensity of Yusen Logistics, and the Warehouse team's emphasis on Quality, Safety and Kaizen. We are committed to drive for continuous improvement and exceptional service for our customers, and I am excited about the opportunity to build on this work with dedicated team."

Mike Noone, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, said "Mike and Joe have contributed an enormous amount over the last year in helping define our business structure and direction post-rebranding. More than that, the effort they have put in is yielding tangible results for the company already and has us on a very steady growth plan. I'm excited about their new roles and the continued contribution they'll bring to further developing Yusen Logistics. Their passion for customer centric behavior and great experience and knowledge make them a perfect fit for Yusen Logistics and we wish them every success in their new roles."

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