The appointment of Geoffrey VV. Hands as president and chief operating officer of Worthington Compressors, Inc., Holyoke, Mass., effective January 1,1979, has been announced. Mr. Hands, presently president of Worthington-Turbodyne International, Inc.
Lance J. Melik, formerly manager- product d e v e l o p m e n t , has been promoted to the position of director of marketing for Twin Disc, Incorporated, Racine, Wise. He will be responsible for the formulation and implementation of the c o m p a n y ' s marketing strategy.
Three new vice presidents were elected at Halter Marine, Inc. recently, and three other executives were elevated to new positions according to Floyd J. Naquin, president of the New Orleans company. The new vice presidents are: Sidney C. Mizell,
In an address to the National Convention of the Propeller Club of the United States recently, Joseph Farrell, president of the American Waterways Operators, called for the Republican and Democratic party platforms to include a plank to rescue the U.
W. Brandt Brooksby and Richard L. Tavrow have been elected senior vice presidents of American President Lines, Ltd. (APL), it was announced recently. W.B. Seaton, president of APL, said that Mr. Brooksby will be responsible for the finance and administration areas,
Thomas B. Crowley, chairman and CEO of Crowley Maritime Corporation (CMC), recently announced the formal withdrawal of the company's application to the U.S. Maritime Administration for $450 million in ship financing mortgage guarantees. This action
The election of two new corporate officers by the board of directors of Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc., has been announced by Lykes president W.J. Amoss Jr. Robert J. Koch is the new vice president-administration. He succeeds John J. Creevy,
James J. Bartell has been appointed general manager in charge of the International Marine Sales Department of Texaco Inc., effective September 1, it was announced recently by John K. McKinley, chairman and chief executive officer. In his new assignment, Mr.
The Maritime Administration has postponed until June 4 the opening of bids for the sale of five obsolete Government-owned vessels for conversion and operation in the fisheries or the domestic commerce of the United States. Invitation for Bids No.
Following the recent appointment of Robert Smith as managing director, Hongkong United Dockyards Ltd. (HUD) has announced executive management changes. Y.C. Chiu, who has been with HUD since 1950, has been appointed commercial manager of the dockyard.