eRecyclingCorps Welcomes Brian Wing as Chief Financial Officer
Executive brings more than 20 years in finance and operations expertise to mobile device trade-in market leader
IRVING, Texas, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — eRecyclingCorps (eRC), the world’s leading provider of carrier-grade incentivized, mobile device trade-in and reuse solutions, today announced the appointment of Brian Wing as chief financial officer. Wing draws on more than 20 years of experience working across finance, operations, technology and acquisitions to oversee financial and administrative functions as the company accelerates its rapid expansion.
“As the clear market leader, eRecyclingCorps has quickly established incentivized, mobile device trade-in and reuse programs as essential business drivers for carriers and retailers,” said Wing. “With a compelling business model that improves customer satisfaction, reduces churn and offsets subsidy costs, it’s no surprise eRC has delivered best in class results for trade-in volume. I look forward to working with the management team to help more carriers and retailers around the world harness the power of eRC’s impressive platform.”
Most recently, Wing served as chief financial officer, senior vice president and treasurer of Consolidated Electrical Distributors Inc., which was ranked as one of the Forbes 100 Largest Private Companies in 2012. At Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Wing managed the entire accounting, finance, internal audit, legal, technology, tax, process and credit functions for the organization. Before that, Wing served in leadership roles at leading toy company MGA Entertainment and as a partner at Ernst & Young.
“The growth of our company is driving the rapid acceleration in the mobile device trade-in and reuse industry, which requires a financial leader to help navigate the next stage of our global expansion,” said David Edmondson, eRC CEO. “Brian’s stellar track record of strategic and operational excellence, coupled with his deep understanding of technology, will be invaluable in guiding eRC’s financial strategy as we redefine the mobile device ecosystem with carrier partners and retailers around the world.”
eRecyclingCorps (eRC) is the world’s leading provider of carrier-grade wireless device trade-in solutions. Founded in 2009 to provide a scalable model to repurpose and reuse perceptually obsolete devices, eRC partners with global wireless carriers and retailers to provide instant, in-store trade-in credit. eRC renews and refurbishes wireless devices in accordance with the R2/RIOS(TM) certification standards and is a founding member of the Device Renewal Forum (DRF). The devices are resold to consumers around the world, extending access to affordable, high-quality wireless technology in emerging markets. eRC completed more than seven million wireless device trade-ins worldwide in 2012 and more than 16 million since its founding in 2009. eRC operates in nine countries and partners with leading carriers including Sprint, Verizon and TELUS at nearly 16,000 retail locations worldwide. For more information, please visit erecyclingcorps.com.
SOURCE eRecycling Corps