February 2 - Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) has named Griffith Lynch as Chief Operating Officer, effective mid-March 2011.
Lynch has more than 20 years of terminal operations management experience in several East Coast locations. He comes to the GPA from Global Container Terminals, where most recently, he served as vice president managing design and implementation of the significant expansion of the Bayonne, N.J. terminal.
Prior to joining Global Container Terminals, Lynch worked for Sea-Land, Inc and APM Terminals for a combined 16 years holding various positions during his tenure.
As Chief Operating Officer, Lynch will be responsible for sustaining the profitable growth and development of GPA's operations, while maintaining world-class operating standards.