Ports of Indiana (POI) has appointed Bernard Weithman as port director, Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon.
Weithman has more than 30 years of experience in business development, start ups and long-term sustainable operations, the port said. A senior-level executive in the transportation, agriculture and freight sectors, he most recently served as a senior transportation market consultant at IHS Markit.
Doug Mitchell has also been appointed as information technology manager and will coordinate and lead all computer-related activities. He has been the port’s IT consultant since 2019.
In addition, Erica Jackson has been promoted from controller to chief financial officer. She joined POI in April 2019 after working as manager of logistics accounting at BRT.
“Our ports team is exceptionally talented and focused on our mission to develop and maintain a world-class port system,” said Ports of Indiana ceo Vanta E. Coda II. “I’m pleased to welcome Ben to Mount Vernon and continue working with Erica and Doug, who all contribute to the success of our organisation.”