July 4 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added two senior officers to its global executive management team.

Christopher J. Connor has been named chief commercial officer for the company's global organisation and adds this role while continuing as deputy CEO of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics AS.

Connor will work closely with Oslo-based WWL CEO Arild Iversen and the global management team on strategy, while also driving specific initiatives to enhance commercial development in all products across the globe. Prior to his current roles, Connor served as president of Region Americas; chief operating officer for Ocean Services; and EVP of Commercial.

Raymond F. Fitzgerald has been named president of WWL Americas. Most recently, Fitzgerald was president and CEO of American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier (ARC), an affiliated group company. Fitzgerald possesses extensive experience in shipping, logistics, operations and commercial development. Prior to his role at ARC, he served in various management roles at WWL, including chief operating officer for ocean services at the global hq in Norway.