January 31 - Metro Ports, a holding of Nautilus International Holding Corp., has promoted Brian Johnson to vice president of business development from director of strategic analysis and contracts.

In his new position, Johnson will focus mainly on the US West Coast, playing a key leadership role in identifying new business development opportunities, ranging from individual accounts to mergers and acquisitions; marketing various Nautilus companies to facilitate effective operating solutions for customers' needs; executing new business transactions; and maintaining client relationships.