September 29 - Christopher J. Connor has been named deputy chief executive officer of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), effective October 1, 2010.
Mr Connor, pictured, will take on his new role in addition to his current position as head of region, Americas. He will remain at the company's Americas headquarters in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, USA, while reporting directly to WWL's CEO Arild Iversen.
Previously chief operating officer for WWL's ocean services division at its global corporate headquarters in Oslo, Norway, Mr Connor has nearly 30 years of experience in the maritime and logistics sectors.
He replaces Anders Boman, who has been named the new chief executive of Wallenius Lines in Stockholm, Sweden.
Arild Iversen said: "With his extensive experience of our operations, working in different cultures and excellent relationships with key customers and our owners, Chris is well prepared for this new role."