Wednesday, February 5, 2014
uShip Names Internet Veteran As New CFO
Austin-based online freight marketplace operator uShip has tapped an Internet veteran as its new CFO, the company said this morning. According to uShip, it has added Bob Bearden as its new Chief Financial Officer, to oversee strategic financial planning, debt and equity financing, budgeting, forecasting, accounting, and other functions. Bearden is a veteran CFO, having served as CFO of Hotels.com, Expedia.com's Global Operations, Travelocity.com, and IntentMedia, and also having served at Truckloadsusa.com and SABRE. Bearden takes over the functions from co-founder Jay Maickam, who remains as EVP and will shift towards marketpace analysis and pricing strategy.