December 29 - The board of commissioners at the Port of New Orleans has elected William T. Bergeron to succeed Scott H. Cooper as chairman.
Bergeron, who is managing director of management, investment and consulting company Bergeron Resources, joined the board in 2012.
Cooper will continue to serve on the board as a commissioner. In addition, Michael W. Kearney was elected vice chairman of the board; while Robert R. Barkerding becomes secretary-treasurer.
Other board members include Greg Rusovich, Laney J. Chouest and Arnold B. Baker.