New appointments in its sales organization have been announced in Auburn, N.Y., at The Cordage Group, Division of Columbian Rope Company. William S. Stroud, formerly eastern regional manager, has been appointed national market manager-heavy marine.
Grow Group, Inc. of New York, N.Y., recently announced the retirement of J. Robert Desjardins as president of Devoe & Raynolds Division, and the appointment of Joseph M. Quinn to the position of president and chief executive officer, Devoe & Raynolds Co.
The board of directors of Puerto Rico Marine Management, Inc., Elizabeth, N.J., has announced the appointment of Ruddie E. Irizariy as president of PRMMI. Mr. Irizarry, in turn, announced two other high-level PRMMI appointments in the U.S. PRMMI, with 17 offices in the U.
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.
The Board of Directors for Houston Systems Manufacturing Company, Houston, Texas, in an executive realignment, has announced the election of the following officers: Robert B. Taylor, executive vice president; John C.H. Chan, P.E. (Ca.), CMfgE.
Grand Bahama Shipyard has received ISO 9001 accreditation from the international certification body, Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Ltd. Mr. Graham Brown, Vice President of Lloyd's Register North America Inc. presented the certificate of approval
Murdock Engineering Co., Dallas, Texas, and finite element engineering consultant Hunt/Leslie/ Associates have used a computer to design the flexible 'controlled yielding' coupling for the world's first deepwater tension leg oil platform (TLP).
C r o s b y G r o u p A n n o u n c es P r o m o t i o n s O f Sales A nd O p e r a t i o n s Executives
The Crosby Group, Inc., a subsidiary of American Hoist and Derrick of St. Paul, Minn., recently announced that Richard Sked, formerly vice president, sales, has been promoted to vice president, sales planning and administration. In this position, Mr.
Jackson A. Baker has been promoted to the new position of vice chairman for Sea-Land Service, the principal operating unit of Sea- Land Corporation. He was also named chief operating officer for Sea-Land Service and executive vice president-operations for the parent company.
The 13 P&I Clubs within the International Group continue to dominate the world market for shipowners' liability insurance despite increasing competition in recent years from fixed premium facilities. The development of the fixed premium market and,