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.
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.
National Security Advisor William P. Clark was the principal speaker at the launching of the attack submarine Honolulu at the Newport News Shipbuilding yard where the submarine was built. Jean Clark, wife of the National Security Advisor, was the
Ned A. Smith has been promoted to senior vice president of American Steamship Company (ASC) of Buffalo, N.Y. The announcement was made by ASC's president and CEO, D. Ward Fuller. Mr. Smith will continue to be responsible for all marketing and sales
The board of directors of Farrell Lines Incorporated of New York has named Richard V. Parks as president and chief operating officer, succeeding James P. Horn who has resigned. Mr. Horn, formerly president of American Export Lines, joined Farrell
The following organization changes and personnel appointments have been announced by H.I. Goodman, president of Gulf Trading & Transportation (GT& T) Company, a division of Gulf Oil Corporation. Named vice presidents in GT& T's Pittsburgh, Pa.
Lavino Shipping Company, Philadelphia, Pa., announced recently that it had been purchased from E.J. Lavino and Company, its corporate parent, by an investment group represented by the shipping company's current management. F.H. Muldoon, president of Lavino Shipping Company,
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.
Edward W. Hahn, treasurer, has been elected a vice president of Moore McCormack Lines, Incorporated, it was announced by Robert E. O'Brien, president and chief executive officer. Moore Mc- Cormack Lines is the ocean shipping subsidiary of Moore McCormack Resources, Inc.
B.R. Martin has been named president of Korea Gulf Oil Company, according to R.W. Baldwin, president of Gulf Refining & Marketing Company (GORAM). Mr. Martin replaces S.K. Mc- Walter, who is returning to Gulf Oil Canada, Ltd. He will represent Gulf