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Bowman Adds Vijay Agrawal as Executive Vice President, National Ports & Harbors Practice

VA, United States

Bowman Consulting Group Ltd. (the Company or Bowman) (NASDAQ: BWMN), a national engineering services firm delivering infrastructure solutions to customers who own, develop and maintain the built environment, is pleased to welcome Vijay Agrawal, PE, to lead its expanding national ports and harbors practice. “We are extremely fortunate to have Vijay joining us to lead… Read More

Grady Hurley Elected President of Maritime Law Association of the United States

LA, United States

Jones Walker LLP announced today that Grady Hurley, a partner and co-leader of the maritime litigation, arbitration, and dispute resolution team, has been elected president of the Maritime Law Association of the United States (MLA) during the organization’s general meeting held in New York City on May 3, 2024. Grady is the fourth president elected from New Orleans during the MLA’s 125-year history…. Read More

Port of New Orleans names Amanda Coates as CCO

LA, United States

Today the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) announced that it has named Amanda Coates as its Chief Commercial Officer. In this role, Coates will lead the port’s business development strategies and real estate operations, further strengthening its position as a market leader. Her appointment reflects Port NOLA’s commitment to not only attracting top talent… Read More

Lea Adams Takes the Helm at Hydrologic Engineering Center

CA, United States

Introducing Lea Adams, appointed Director of the Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC) on April 1, whose career trajectory reflects a steadfast commitment to growth and leadership. As a senior hydraulic engineer at the Sacramento District, Ms. Adams recognized a need for new challenges and embraced opportunities in management. Transitioning into leadership roles, including Chief of the Water Resource… Read More

Cummins Promotes Five New Leaders To Vice President

IN, United States

Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced the appointment of four leaders to the role of vice president, effective March 1 – Ricardo Roman, Michelle Probst, Gbile Adewunmi and Matt McQueen – in addition to Ashwath Ram, who was appointed Vice President in January. “These leaders each demonstrate, in their own unique ways, a commitment to making… Read More

Phil Shook Appointed Senior Vice President and General Manager of Land Transportation Services

FL, United States

Crowley has named Phil Shook as senior vice president and general manager of Land Transportation Services to lead the company’s newly created business unit. The formal creation of the business unit reflects Crowley’s growth strategy and opportunity in the sectors. Serving as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, Shook will be responsible for commercial business in… Read More

Jerry Newton Named Venture Boat Group President

IL, United States

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today named Jerry Newton president of its Venture Boat Group division effective immediately. Newton will be responsible for the overall business performance, strategic growth and operational execution of the Venture Boat Group portfolio including brands Bayliner, Heyday, Quicksilver, and Uttern in North America, Europe, and Australia. Newton brings nearly 30 years of… Read More

Marine Corps plans to give some officers temporary promotions

United States

The Marine Corps is seeking the authority to promote some officers to the rank of lieutenant colonel and colonel temporarily, in a bid to fill jobs with a shortage of leaders. These officers would receive the pay and wear the rank insignia commensurate with the higher grades while they occupy particular billets, according to a March 29… Read More

Americraft Marine Appoints Peter Fetten as Chairman

NY, United States

NEW YORK, April 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Americraft Marine, one of the maritime subsidiaries of Libra Group that owns and operates a Jones Act ship building facility in Palatka, Florida, has announced the appointment of Peter Fetten as Chairman of Americraft. A seasoned leader with four decades in the marine engineering and shipbuilding sectors, Fetten will help shape the strategic direction… Read More

Jeffrey Delli Paoli named chief operating officer of Axis Global Logistics

NJ, United States

Axis Global Logistics on Tuesday named Jeffrey Delli Paoli as chief operating officer of the Piscataway-based firm. Effective immediately, Delli Paoli will lead operations at the 25-year-old global third-party logistics company. With over 40 years of experience in the logistics industry, Paoli brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Axis team. “We are thrilled… Read More

Charlie Johnson of DSC Dredge Passes NSSGA’s M&S Division Leadership to Mark Krause of McLanahan

LA, United States

On Saturday, March 23rd, 2024, at the NSSGA’s Gavel Exchange dinner held at the prestigious Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tennessee, DSC Dredge’s Director of Domestic Dredge Sales, Charlie Johnson, passed the gavel to Mark Krause of McLanahan as the newly appointed Chairman. With a year of dedicated service as Chair, Charlie Johnson gracefully… Read More

Maurizio Coratella Named McDermott Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

TX, United States

HOUSTON, April 2, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — McDermott today announced Maurizio Coratella as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective May 1, 2024. In his new role, Coratella will apply his more than three decades of industry leadership and engineering and construction expertise to continue the momentum established by the company’s growing backlog and expanding energy transition practice…. Read More

Nashville District welcomes new deputy district engineer

TN, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District welcomed Craig Carrington as the new deputy district engineer March 26 during an Assumption of Responsibility Ceremony at the Nashville Public Library in Nashville, Tennessee. The deputy district engineer serves as the senior civilian in the organization and is responsible for directing water resource, navigation and regulatory… Read More

Thomas Jones, Jr. Appointed Port Houston Commissioner

TX, United States

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On Friday, March 22, 2024, Houston Mayor John Whitmire administered the oath of office to Thomas Jones, Jr., to serve a two-year term as a Port Commissioner of the Port of Houston Authority. Commissioner Jones will attend his first Port Commission meeting in this capacity on Tuesday, March 26. “Port Houston is the busiest… Read More

Port NOLA Board of Commissioners Elects Walter J. Leger Jr. as Chairman

LA, United States

Today, the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) selected new officers with the election of Walter J. Leger Jr. to serve as Board Chairman, James J. Carter Jr. as Vice Chairman, and Sharonda R. Williams as Secretary-Treasurer for a nine-month term. With the alignment of the Port NOLA and the… Read More

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