Categories for Maritime hires and promotions

Ports of Indiana Mount Vernon has new port director

IN, United States

Ports of Indiana reports that it has hired Bernard (Ben) Weithman as the new Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon port director. Weithman will lead port operations and business development for the Mount Vernon port. His industry experience includes more than 30 years in business development, startup and long-term sustainable operations. A senior-level executive in the transportation,… Read More

Vandroff named Fincantieri Marinette CEO

WI, United States

Fincantieri Marinette Marine reports that Mark Vandroff will be taking over as CEO effective July 7, succeeding Jan Allman who has led the Wisconsin shipyard since 2014 and who has been promoted to a corporate role at parent Fincantieri Marine Group. “Our company’s continued growth afforded us an opportunity to expand our senior leadership team… Read More

Biden announces SECNAV pick

United States

President Biden announced on Friday that he intends to nominate retired U.S. Navy Commander Carlos Del Toro as Secretary of the Navy. Born in Havana, Cuba, Carlos Del Toro immigrated to the U.S. with his family as refugees in 1962. Raised in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of New York City, he attended public schools and… Read More

Sandra Kilroy Hired as New Senior Director of Environment, Sustainability, and Engineering

WA, United States

Sandra Kilroy has been hired as the Port of Seattle’s new Senior Director of Environment, Sustainability, and Engineering. Since 2018, Kilroy was the Port of Seattle’s Director, Maritime Environment and Sustainability, where she provided strategic direction and policy guidance to a team responsible for maritime and economic development environmental issues. “It is exciting to having… Read More

Gov. Edwards Announces Boards and Commissions Appointments

LA, United States

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced his appointments to several Louisiana boards and commissions. Louisiana Sentencing Commission The Louisiana Sentencing Commission assists the judiciary and the legislature in formulating such policy. The Commission shall conduct an annual review of the State’s Sentencing structure based upon existing criminal law and law relative to criminal procedure. Louis… Read More

Port Manatee Hires Chief Commercial Officer

FL, United States

In his new role, Charles D. Tillotson will bolster diverse cargo growth at port. Port Manatee has hired Charles D. Tillotson as its new chief commercial officer. In his new role, Tillotson will bolster diverse cargo growth at port. Tillotson most recently served as senior vice-president of business development for Altamont, New York-based Carver Companies,… Read More

Santos and Giesecke sworn-in as Port Commissioners

TX, United States

On June 2, 2021, Rob Giesecke was sworn in as the newest Port Freeport Commissioner, joined by Commissioner Rudy Santos, who also took an oath to serve his second term, during a formal ceremony attended by family and friends. Commissioner Giesecke will serve a six-year term in Position 4, Precinct 2. Brazoria County Court at… Read More

Harvey Gulf adds to subsea solutions team

LA, United States

Shane Guidry’s Harvey Gulf International Marine has hired Steve Olmos, formerly of Oceaneering International, to manage and continue to grow the Harvey Gulf Subsea Solutions installations group, Olmos leaves Oceaneering after 40 years in roles that most recently saw him oversee umbilical installations, flexible pipe and jumpers as well as various decommissioning projects. “With our… Read More

Furuno USA welcomes John Bozzelle as new commercial business development manager

LA, United States

Furuno USA has hired a new commercial business development manager. Based in Jean Laffite, Louisiana, Mr. John Bozzelle will play a key role in establishing and developing business relationships with Furuno dealers and commercial ship owners, operators, and builders around the Great Lakes and Eastern Seaboard to promote the Furuno product line. John comes to… Read More

South Atlantic Division Virtual Promotion Ceremony (COL Jason Kelly) June 7, 2021 at 1100 AM EST

United States

Ladies and Gentleman, Lieutenant General Scott A. Spellmon, The 55th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, requests the pleasure of your company at a virtual promotion ceremony in honor of COL Jason E. Kelly, Commander, South Atlantic Division on Monday, the seventh of June, two-thousand and twenty one at eleven… Read More

American Waterways Operators Elects Illinois Marine Towing’s Del Wilkins as Chairman

VA, United States

The members of the American Waterways Operators, the national tugboat, towboat and barge industry association, elected a new slate of leaders last week during the association’s Spring Board of Directors / Annual Membership Meeting. Del Wilkins, President of Illinois Marine Towing, Inc., was elected Chairman; Clark Todd, President & Chief Operating Officer of Blessey Marine Services, was elected Vice Chairman; and Brian… Read More

Port of Cleveland names new Board Chair

OH, United States

In its May board meeting, the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority (Port of Cleveland) welcomed their newly elected officers. Patricia Ramsey officially took over as Chairperson of the Port of Cleveland Board of Directors after the successful tenure of fellow Board member, Jan Roller, the port authority said in its news release. “Our mission is to… Read More

EBDG makes leadership team promotions

WA, United States

Seattle-headquartered naval architecture and marine engineering firm Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has announces changes to its executive leadership team. These changes come shortly after the appointment of Robert Ekse to president and, says EBDG, reflect the new vision and long-term goals for the firm. John Reeves, PE, PMP has been promoted to principal in… Read More

Inland Marine Service Appoints Capt. Ed Henleben as New Vice President of Operations

United States

Inland Marine Service is pleased to announce its recent hire of Capt. Ed Henleben, who will join the IMS team as Vice President of Operations. The announcement was made today by Cathy Hammond, CEO of Inland Marine Service. Capt. Henleben will be based out of the St. Louis office, where he will have primary responsibility… Read More

Aucoin Appointed To World Trade Center Board

LA, United States

Paul Aucoin, executive director of the Port of South Louisiana, is one of four newly appointed members of the World Trade Center of New Orleans’ board of directors. The three other new board members are Michael Hecht, president and CEO of Greater New Orleans Inc.; Heather Hohensee, Tellurian Inc.’s government and public affairs director; and… Read More

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