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Published: 6 September 2012
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20 months after her mandate had officially expired, Natércia Cabral has asked to be allowed to resign as President of the Port of Lisbon Authority (APL), citing personal reasons. Mrs Cabral nevertheless intends to remain in office until the government has implemented its new port strategy by appointing a new management board, which is expected to be in place by the end of this month. In reporting this news, APP (Portuguese Ports Administration) also noted that Luis Barroso was recently appointed Administrator of a new Lisbon public transport authority, resulting from te merger of Carris and Metro de Lisboa.
Intermodal logistics specialist Arnaud Ranjard has joined the port authority (GPM) of Marseilles-Fos as director of development in succession to Dirk Becquart. From 2008 M Ranjard was strategy and development director for the container division of stevedoring company Euroports and developed and marketed several inland multimodal platforms including Trilogiport at Liège and Pagny in Bourgogne.
Following the retirement of Claude Lienard, Deputy Chief Executive officer responsible for Corporate Services at Eurotunnel, Emmanuel Moulin has taken over this role. M Moulin is a former Deputy Director of the World Bank, a Secretary General of the Club de Paris and a director of Citigroup Global Markets, and has served as an advisor to the French Minister for the Economy, Christine Lagarde and former President Nicolas Sarkozy.
UK-based port, warehouse, transport and integrated logistics operator Howard Tenens has appointed Ian Jones, recently retired Managing Director of Mercedes Benz Commercial Vehicles, to its main Board as a Non-Executive Director. Ian Jones has held many high profile positions across the industry working for Volvo, Scania and DAF Trucks before joining Mercedes-Benz in 2002.
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