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Published: 15 October 2011
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Our latest round-up of appointments in the shipping, port and allied industries
|Maria Lasa Irizar|
Horizon Lines, Inc has named Joe Rodriguez as Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Eastern US and Puero Rico. He was previously General Manager, Pricing and Marketing in Puerto Rico.
Stena Line has appointed Jamie Christon as Director of its Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead and Dublin Port to Holyhead routes. He was previously Managing Director of Exeter International Airport.
Marc Hauswald (Buss Group) and Dr Roland Pütz (Imperial Reederei) have been appointed joint managing directors of Buss Imperial Logistics GMBH & Co KG, a new Joint venture of Buss and Imperial that has taken over the port facilities of Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann GmbH in the Port of Duisburg.
Dr Michael W Ernestus is the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Demag Cranes AG. Dr Ernestus, A New York banker, succeeds Burkhard Schuchmann, who resigned on 23 September. As previously reported, Rainer Beaujean, CFO, and Thomas H Hagen, COO, have already resigned from Demag Cranes following the takeover by Terex Corp.
The "fourth generation" is taking over at Forjas Irizar SA, the family-owned and leading European heavy crane hooks and accessories specialist based in Spain. Benito Lasa is stepping down as Managing Director and handing over to his daughter, Maria Lasa Irizar, who has spent the last 10 years as Commercial Director and spearheaded the company's international expansion. Maria will take over as Managing Director in January 2012. Benito will act as a consultant and continue to head up the company's R & D division.
DB Schenker has appointed Diederick de Vroet as head of its global ocean division, based at Schenker AG’s head office in Essen. Before joining DB Schenker, de Vroet held leading positions in industrial companies in Asia and Europe. He replaces Jochen Tewes, who is relocating to Singapore as CEO for DB Schenker, Asia Pacific region.
Daniel R Corcoran has joined the Container Port Group management team as Regional Vice President-West, responsible for CPG’s Chicago, Indianapolis, St. Louis, and Kansas City operations. He was formerly President position of TTS Terminals, Inc.
Kansas City Southern has promoted Jennifer P Fussell from director, sales and marketing to assistant vice president, sales and marketing within the carload business unit.
Global bulk logistics specialist Suttons has announced the appointment of Jochen Krapp as Regional Vice-President for its Asian operations. He was previously Suttons' Commercial Manager, Europe.