Edith R. Perez, a partner in the law firm of Latham & Watkins, has been named to the board of directors of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW). Perez is the 11th member of the board.
“We are pleased to have Edith join our board,” said Douglas W. Stotlar, Con-way’s president & CEO. “She is a highly respected attorney whose expertise and diverse experience are an excellent complement to our current board. We welcome her counsel and insight as we continue to position Con-way as a leader in freight transportation and global supply chain services.”
Perez has spent more than 25 years with Latham & Watkins and is a member of its finance department, based in Los Angeles. She has extensive experience representing national and international clients in financing, real estate, land use, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate transactions. Her work has involved a variety of industries including hotel and resort, healthcare, telecommunications, aerospace and commercial real estate development.