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Manning: Recruitment & Retention

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PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS President, Human Resources. Ms. Nowell will have direct responsibility for overall planning and administration of both shore side and marine human resources. She recently served as Chief People OfÞ cer for Nashville-based Oreck Corporation, an international company of more than 1,500 associ- ates. Ms. Nowell received her Bach- elorÕs degree in Psychology from the University of Tennessee and her Master of Arts degree in Industrial and Orga- nizational Psychology from MTSU. Bollinger Announce New President, New COO Bollinger ShipyardsÕ Chairman and CEO Donald ÒBoysieÓ Bollinger have announced the appointments of Chris Bollinger as President and Ben Bor- delon as Chief Operating OfÞ cer of Bollinger Shipyards. Chris has been employed at Bollinger since 1993 and most recently served as the companyÕs Executive Vice President of New Con- struction. Ben has been employed with Bollinger since 1999, most recently serving as the companyÕs Executive Vice President of the Repair operations. In his new role, Ben will be responsible for all of the companyÕs Repair and New Construction operations. Both executives continue to serve on the companyÕs Board of Directors. Femenia Named Consultant at Utilivisor Jose Femenia has been named a consultant at utiliVisor. Femenia will serve as a technical advisor for utili- Visor clients on shipboard propulsion and power systems. A professor of ma- rine engineering at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy almost 50 years, Femenia has conducted extensive re- search on marine engineering design and power plant analysis, and design and operations for marine vessels. Mr. Femenia received a master of science degree in mechanical engineer- ing from City College, City University of New York and a bachelor of marine engineering from the State University of New York Maritime College. Hartzell Air Movement Hires Operations Executive Hartzell Air Movement has an- nounced that Neil Cordonnier has joined as Vice President of Operations. Prior to joining Hartzell, Neil worked as President of Ernst Metal Technolo- gies and before that, earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a Masters in Operations Management from Kettering University. RINA Appoints North American Business Manager International ClassiÞ cation Society RINA Services S.p.A., has announced that Ches K. King joined RINA USA Inc. as Business Development Manag- er. Based in the Seattle area, Ches has been active in the marine industry in the PaciÞ c North West, Central and Eastern Canada and the USA in gen-eral since 1981, and comes to RINA with a wide breath of experience in various market segments. Norton Lilly?s Thurber to Receive 2013 CONNIE Award The Containerization & Intermo- dal Institute (CII) in December will present the 2013 Connie Award to H. Winchester (Win) Thurber III, Chairman & CEO of Norton Lilly International, for his leadership in the earlier years of containerization and his revitalization of the shipping agency concept and Norton Lilly. Thurber joined Sea-Land Services in the late 1960s. During his career with Sea-Land and SeaTrain, Mr. Thurber held various positions for both ocean carriers. AWT Appoints New CEO Haydn Jones Applied Weather Technology, Inc. (AWT) has announced the appoint- ment of Haydn Jones as Chief Execu- tive OfÞ cer. Jones will lead AWTÕs 10 ofÞ ces to deliver products and services to the companyÕs clients. Most recent- ly, Jones served as AWTÕs director of international operations, overseeing sales, marketing and business devel- opment. He is also a member of the parent company board of directors. Bouchard Funds Simulation Center at SUNY Maritime Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. will donate $750,000 to the State uni- versity of New York (SUNY) Mari- time CollegeÕs Throgs Neck Campus to establish the Bouchard Transporta- tion Company, Inc., Tug and Barge Simulation Center. The center will AultCooleyRoellNowellBollingerPinedaOctober 201354 MNMN October2013 Layout 50-58.indd 54MN October2013 Layout 50-58.indd 549/30/2013 11:39:43 AM9/30/2013 11:39:43 AM

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