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Published: 28 July 2011
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The latest round-up of known appointments in the shipping, ports and allied industries
After 40 years in the transportation industry, including the last 12 years with MOL, Thomas M Kelly , EVP and COO of MOL (America) Inc. will retire at the end of July. At the time of writing his replacement has not been announced.
Hilaire Lamizana has been appointed director general of the Port of San Pedro, Côte d'Ivoire. He takes over from interim DG, Yebarth Lucien.
Port Klang Authority has appointed Dato' Dr The Kim Poo as its new chairman.
Jalal Eldin Shilia has been appointed general manager of Sudan Sea Ports Corporation, succeeding Ibrahim Ahmed Al Amin. J E Shilia was previously the SPC's planning and research manager.
The Port of Saldanha ushered in Captain Alex Miya as its new Harbour Master on 1 July following the retirement of Captain Peter Stowe, a Transnet veteran of 20 years who fulfilled the role since 2004.
Thomas Kittel has been appointed director, research and development, of the Prysmian group (incorporating Draka), after nine years as product manager, Prysmian crane cables. This post has been filled by Robert Cremer.
Hyster Company in the USA (Greenboro, NC) has hired Thom Peebles and Jason Gasparik, as Hyster marketing brand director and big truck sales director respectively. Peebles has joined Hyster from Michelin North America, while Gasparik has come from Washington Lift, the Taylor dealer in Seattle; before that he worked for Kalmar.
Hirschmann Automation and Control (PAT) in Chambersburg (PA), USA has appointed Rick Bowlby as applications engineer for the MCS Division. Lucille Runyon has been appointed customer service representative, while Tim Martin has been promoted to the post of inside sales representative.
Reefer power pack manufacturer Power Pool Plus, Inc has appointed Brent Kephart as its new vice president and general manager, responsible for managing and increasing the company’s global new equipment sales and rental programme.
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