January 14 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has appointed Tony Otero as vice president of Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba liner services, based in the company's Jacksonville office and reporting to John Hourihan, senior vice president and general manager
Otero's new role includes the addition of Cuba services to what had been the company's Dominican Republic and Haiti services. He now has responsibility for the coordination of the countries' sales, marketing, and operations activities; overseeing the development of policies and procedures; reviewing
operating results; establishing annual revenue and capital and budgets; coordinating and negotiating contractor and service provider agreements and developing business relations.
Otero, who started his career as a senior accountant at Crowley in 1998 after working several years for the accounting firm, Deloitte & Touché, will also implement Crowley's planned ro-ro service enhancements to the countries.