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Friday, November 16, 2018

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John Moseley (Photo: Port Houston)

Port Houston Taps Moseley as CCO

Container Lines and CMA CGM. He holds a bachelor’s degree in international business administration from California State University at Los Angeles and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Isenberg School of Management. Moseley actively serves in leadership positions of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), American Institute for International Steel (AIIS) and the Greater Houston Partnership (GHP). He is a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), NAIOP – Commercial Real Estate Development Association and the Industrial Asset Management

Catherine Chick (Photo: Seaspan)

Seaspan Appoints Three

January 2016, she was appointed to Vice President, Business Services & Technology.   Catherine has a background in management consulting, technology strategy and program management. She has worked in a broad range of industries including technology, higher education, financial institutions and retail. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Business Administration from McMaster University.   Shawn joined Seaspan in June 2013 as Director, Safety & Environment and was appointed to the role of Vice President, Health, Safety

Yves Barraquand (Photo: CMR Group)

CMR Group Names Barraquand CEO

an organization employing 650 people located across eight international operations, and with a sales revenue in excess of €60 million.   Barraquand brings managerial experience to the role, having held a number of senior positions in sales and marketing, as well as in the distribution and retail sector. Prior to joining CMR Group he was CEO of Winoa before heading-up Groupe Genoyer.   He is a graduate of Paris’s École Polytechnique and École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris, and  also holds a post doctorate fellowship from Tokyo University. 

Photo: Port of Hueneme

Port of Hueneme Jobs Impact Up 25%

, maintenance and repair services, communications and utilities, office equipment and fuel by those firms directly dependent on vessel and cargo activity at the Port. Induced jobs are created by the re-spending portion of the regional purchases by the 2,524 job holders. Related jobs include users of local retail, wholesale grocery/chains receiving fruit via the marine terminals and local auto dealers selling the imported automobiles with certain caveats as indicted in the report available online.   “This jobs escalation provides a significant boost to local individuals and families, as well

Photo: IMT

IMT Rolls Out 'Full Ride' Scholarship Program

mechanical assessments and pass an entrance examination prior to receiving the scholarship award.       In addition, Maley noted that there is presently great and increasing demand by the marine industry for qualified technicians throughout North America to work in a variety of retail and manufacturing capacities.   Application for the IMT scholarships must be submitted by August 15, 2017

Blair LeBlanc (Photo: Stokes & Spiehler)

Stokes & Spiehler Announces Management Promotions

team members to ensure responsiveness to clients’ needs. Additionally, as Stokes & Spiehler moves into new oil and gas markets, he will guide these efforts to market more than 250 consultants specializing in drilling, completions, workover and concentric operations. Shell previously worked in retail management and earned a degree in Organizational Behavioral Management from the University of Houston.   Busscher worked as an in-house engineer and wellsite consultant for land and offshore operations before joining the Stokes & Spiehler team after earning a bachelor’s degree in

Gerald “Jerry” Bench II (Photo: Win-Tron Electronics)

Win-Tron Promotes Bench to National Sales Manager

, promotional materials and planning and implementation of Win-Tron’s annual November Virtual Online Dealer Show.     Bench joined Win-Tron Electronics as a sales associate in February, 2015, having previously worked in the automotive industry as a parts and service director. He also has retail, wholesale, business development, sales, marketing and purchasing experience.    “I have known Jerry since his days at E&B Marine in the 1980s,” Winder said. “His can-do attitude, wealth of experience and business acumen are well known in the industry and have made

Hardin Bethea (Photo: Blackhill Partners)

Bethea Appointed Director at Blackhill Partners

he was responsible for investment products valued at approximately $1 billion. Bethea’s experience also includes working in the Credit Products group within the Global Corporate and Investment Banking division of Bank of America where he served a broad range of clients in the business services, retail, travel/tourism, transportation, aerospace and manufacturing industries.   Bethea earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Richmond in Richmond, Va., and a Master of International Business Studies, cum laude, from the Moore School of Business at the University

Nils Smedegaard Andersen (File photo: Danish Maritime Days)

Former Maersk Boss Named Unifeeder Chairman

Officer of A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S in 2016. Andersen, who is a board member and strategic adviser to Unifeeder’s largest investor, e.g. Nordic Capital Funds, also serves as Non-Executive Director at BP plc, Non-Executive Director at Unilever as well as Chairman of the Board of international retail group, Dansk Supermarked A/S. “Unifeeder is a well-run company, fulfilling an important role as partner to both global liner shipping companies and industrial customers across Europe,” Andersen said. “Unifeeder has significantly expanded its network and service offering in recent

Jim Sinnott (Photo: Torqeedo)

Torqeedo Grows North American Sales Team

in over 50 countries on five continents,” said Steve Trkla, president and general manager of Torqeedo, Inc. “With the groundwork we've laid, we continue to experience rapid growth here in North America.” Shafar is responsible for managing and growing Torqeedo's North American OEM, retail and distribution business. Prior to joining the company, he spent 14 years in national advertising sales, managed over $8 million in business and consistently exceeded sales goals. Sinnott is tasked with strengthening and supporting the company's dealer network. Leveraging over 20 years of experience

Photo: Grand Bahama Shipyard Limited

Grand Bahama Shipyard Expands Sales Team

achievements he reached the company’s sales goal for the first time in 65 years and sat on the Board of Subsidiaries: Famos, Mors, and Temat at Remontowa.   Prior to this Szadzinski managed an investment partnership with investments in four U.S. states that specialized in the hospitality and retail industry. During this time Andre sat on the board of the International Marketing Co-Op for Best Western International and was a member of the advisory committee to the board of directors. Additionally, he was appointed Governor for Northern Colorado which allowed him to serve as a marketing leader

Lee Named Partner at Holland & Knight

; As a member of the international team, Lee helps companies in the supply chain, logistics and other transportation services industries, including maritime, air, road and rail. He also represents industrial shippers, including e-commerce, manufacturers and processors, commodities, mining and large retail firms, as well as new and emerging market entrants with their supply chain, logistics, and transportation matters.   Lee has experience serving as in-house counsel in both the government and the private sector. As an government attorney, he served as counsel to a Commissioner at the U.S. Federal

Rick Meidel (Photo: Crowley)

Meidel Joins Crowley Fuels in Alaska

Rick Meidel has joined Crowley Fuels as vice president and general manager, responsible for the performance and day-to-day operations of Crowley’s Alaska division. Meidel previously spent 32 years with ExxonMobil in downstream lubricants, retail fuels marketing, refinery optimization and natural gas and co-generation power commercialization. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.  In his new role, Meidel will be based in Anchorage and report to Rocky Smith, senior vice president and general manager. “Crowley

Courtesy Teekay

Changes at Teekay's top deck

is a certified public accountant who retired from PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) in 2011 after 37 years of service.  At the time of his retirement, Mr. Paterson served as the global leader of PwC’s Consumer, Industrial Products and Services Practices comprising the automotive, consumer and retail, energy utilities and mining, industrial products, pharmaceutical and health industry sectors.  Mr. Lawes joined the Board of Directors of Teekay Tankers in 2008. He also served as Audit Committee Chairman on the Board of Tanker Investments Ltd. from 2014 until its merger with Teekay Tankers

Norm Kraus (Photo: Chris-Craft)

Chris-Craft Appoints Regional Sales Director

Norm Kraus has joined the Chris-Craft team as Regional Sales Director.    Kraus comes to Chris-Craft with 40 years of industry experience. He started his professional career in the retail sector, working as a technician/sales/sales management/GM at dealerships in the Northern Ohio Market. In addition to his retail experience, Norm has served as a District Sales Manager for Eagle Trailers, and most recently Regional Business Development Manager at Mastercraft Boats, assisting dealer growth in the Northeast and Midwest.   "We are excited to have Norm join our team as a Regional

Michael Noone (Photo: TOTE Maritime Alaska)

Noone Named President of TOTE Maritime Alaska

at Penn State University and the Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University. He also earned certifications in Advance Management from INSEAD, in Strategic Planning and Implementation from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and is a past Steering Committee Member at the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA).   Noone’s predecessor John Parrott, who has served as the company’s President since 2009, will join TOTE’s sister company, Foss Maritime as Chief Operating Officer, where he will be responsible for the oversight of Foss’s key operating

Brian Gifford (Photo: GOST)

Gifford to Lead GOST Sales Team

veteran and NMEA MEI, AMEI and NMEA2000 certified, Gifford began his career at West Marine in 1988, working his way up to store and sales manager positions over the course of nine years. During that time, he was responsible for sales, budgeting, and staffing for several locations at the largest marine retailer in the U.S. Gifford then moved into the marine electronics manufacturing segment at Raymarine and then Brunswick New Technologies as a technical support and product support specialist. This technical understanding combined with his retail sales experience lead to his position as regional sales

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