April 20 - Jaxport has appointed Paul Soares as its new senior director, facilities development.

In this position, Soares will direct the port's marine and landside infrastructure development and coordinate engineering and construction operations. He will also coordinate with federal, state and local agencies involved in the management and completion of Jaxport's major growth projects.

A licensed engineer, Soares joins Jaxport on May 16, 2016.