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American Steamship Names D. Ward Fuller As Its Chief Operating Officer

Ward Fuller, executive vice president of American Steamship Company, Buffalo, N.Y., has been given the additional responsibility of chief operating officer, it was announced recently by Thomas W. Burke, president and chief executive officer of the GATX subsidiary company.

 

Farrell Calls For Presidential C o m m i t m e nt To The U.S. M a r i t i m e Industry

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.

McDermott Names Howson To Succeed Cunningham As Chief Operating Officer

James E. Cunningham, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of McDermott International, Inc., recently announced that the board of directors has formally designated Robert E. Howson, president and chief operating officer of McDermott, as his successor.

McMullen Associates Restructures Top Post

Dr. John J. McMullen, chairman of the board of John J. Mc- Mullen Associates, New Yorkbased naval architectural, marine engineering, and consulting firm, recently announced the establishment of an office of the chief executive in which all corporate management

Dean Willard Named President Of Products Research & Chemical

George Gregory, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Products Research and Chemical C o r p o r a t i o n (PRC), Glendale, Calif., has announced that Dean M. Willard is elected president and chief operating officer. Mr. Willard,

Norshipco Names New Officers—Wesley Payne Promoted To Senior VP

John L. Roper III, president and chief executive officer of Norshipco, has announced the election of two new company officers and a promotion for one current officer. The corporate changes were made by the Norshipco board of directors. Wesley D.

$1 -Billion Lube Oil Refinery To Be Constructed In Saudi Arabia

An agreement to build in Saudi Arabia the world's largest lubricating oil refinery was signed in Riyadh recently by representatives of the General Petroleum and Minerals Organization (Petromin)— the Saudi Arabian state oil agency — and wholly

Bird-Johnson Appoints Richard E. McGinnis A Trustee And Director

Richard E. McGinnis, corporate vice president of TRW Inc. and general manager of TRW's United- Carr Divisions in Burlington, Mass., has been elected a director and trustee of Bird-Johnson Company, Walpole, Mass. Howard Scott, chairman and chief executive officer of Bird- Johnson,

Bretvin Named President And COO Of Stolt-Nielsen

Gunnar Bretvin has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Stolt-Nielsen Inc. of Greenwich, Conn., according to an announcement by Jacob Stolt- Nielsen Jr., chairman of the Stolt- Nielsen Group, who will continue as chairman and chief executive officer of Stolt-Nielsen Inc.

W.J. Amoss Jr. Elected Chairman Of CASO

W.J. Amoss Jr., president and chief executive officer of Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc., has been elected chairman of the Council of American-Flag Ship Operators (CASO). Mr. Amoss succeeds W. Bruce Seaton of American President Lines, Ltd., as chairman.

 
 
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