Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises named industry veterans Dietmar Wertanzl and Rod McLeod, to two new posts created to build service quality and improve outreach to travel agents. Wertanzl will lead Celebrity's Fleet Operations,
M/G Transport Services, Inc., I l l East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Midland Company, has announced plans for a major revision in its senior management staff, effective the first of the year. J.P. Hayden Jr.
The appointment of Edmond J. Fitzgerald as Director, Office of Ship Financing Guarantees at the Maritime A d m i n i s t r a t i on (MarAd) has been announced by Samuel B. Nemirow, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs. Mr. Fitzgerald
Valley Line Company of St. Louis recently completed a broad restructuring and expansion of its marketing department to support an aggressive new strategy for profitable traffic growth. Thomas J. Barta, president, said Valley Line "has achieved substantial reductions in operating costs.
Ralph B. Ablon, chairman of Ogden Corporation, has announced that Ogden recently completed the sale of Avondale Industries, Inc. common stock to the Avondale Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), in accordance with the plan announced in July this year.
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.
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.
Philip J. Burguieres has been elected chairman of the board of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) for 1984-85. He is president and chief operating officer of Cameron Iron Works, Inc. of Houston. With 425 member companies, NOIA is
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.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. named Jack Williams president and chief operating officer of Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises. In his new role, Williams, previously president of Royal Caribbean International, will manage the day-to-day operations of both cruise lines.