Business News | Appointments

The latest staff changes and personnel appointments across all sectors of the heavy lift and project logistics industry.

Coda to succeed Cooper at Indiana

June 14 - Vanta E. Coda II will replace Rich Cooper as ceo at Ports of Indiana, effective July 1, 2018, following Cooper's retirement. 

Gates soars into Amerijet role

June 11 - Amerijet International has appointed Glen Gates as director of charter sales, responsible for the growth and diversification of the airline’s charter activities.

DeMarco steps up at Jaxport

June 11 - The port of Jacksonville (Jaxport) has appointed Kristen DeMarco as chief commercial officer, who will be responsible for leading the port’s international cargo sales.

LOC appoints Cummins

June 6 - Marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group has appointed Ian Cummins as its energy projects development director.

New CFO for Ports America

June 4 - Ports America Group (Ports America) has named Richard Surett as the company's chief financial officer.

GAC Nigeria names new boss

June 1 - Rudi van Niekerk has been appointed GAC Nigeria’s new managing director, charged with continuing the development of its core shipping and liner agency business and building on four decades of operational presence in the country.

Hunt & Palmer names Farquharson

June 1 - Hunt & Palmer has named Karen Farquharson as director of business development, responsible for developing the company’s US operations and activities in the air charter markets in the Americas and Caribbean.

Trail King expands team in South Dakota

May 31 - Trail King Industries has appointed Jon Duesterhoeft as the director of sales operations, supporting the company’s team at its South Dakota location.

Wallem ceo to step down

May 28 - Simon Doughty has decided to step down from his role as chief executive officer (ceo) of the Hong Kong-headquartered maritime services company Wallem Group.

BNSF names Ronning

May 16 - BNSF Logistics has appointed Nancee Ronning as chief commercial officer, effective immediately.

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