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PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
EbbsHunt Johansen HicksMcLeanMahoney to vice president, legislative affairs at veteran of the U.S. Navy. He earned a
Johansen to Lead Division
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII). bachelor’s degree in electrical engineer-
Ebbs joined HII in 2011 and is a for- ing from Auburn University and a mas- Robert Johansen has been named mer submarine of? cer and 31-year ter’s degree in national resource strategy Director of the ports & marine west- from the National Defense University. ern division at Parsons Brinckerhoff.
Moran Iron Works
Prior to joining HII, Hicks was a direc- Mr. Johansen is a professional engineer
Announces Promotions and tor of legislative affairs with Northrop with more than 50 years of experience
Grumman. He earned a bachelor’s de- in port and marine terminal planning, gree in political science from Vander- design, construction management, and bilt and a master’s degree from George program management. Johansen re-
Washington University’s Graduate ceived a bachelor’s degree in architec-
School of Political Management. ture from the University of California,
Berkeley. He is a member of the Amer-
McLean to Lead NOAA Research ican Society of Civil Engineers.
Craig McLean, deputy assistant
WR Systems Announces administrator for NOAA’s Of? ce of
NAVCOM Strategic Hire
Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
Mark Mahoney has joined WR Sys- (OAR), has been selected to head the
McNamara Woodworth of? ce, which is responsible for NOAA’s tems Ltd as the Director of Domestic
William Halstead will serve as Mo- Maritime Business. Mark comes to research enterprise, including laborato- ran Iron Works’ Project Operations ries and programs across the country. WR from Northrop Grumman Sperry
Manager. He graduated from Alfred
McLean served in uniform for nearly 25 Marine, where he spent almost 25 years
State College with a degree in Design in a variety of roles, including Market- years, retiring from NOAA’s Commis- and Drafting and has extensive expe- sioned Corps in the grade of captain. ing, Contracts and Compliance. His rience in OEM machine design in the most recent position was Service Man-
He served aboard hydrographic, ocean- semi-conductor industry with inter- ager for the Americas region.
ographic, and ? sheries research ships.
national business experience in China and South Korea. Thomas McNa-
Rand Logistics Names Kurz
Pettit Adds Hunt to mara will serve as Director of Hu- and Levy to BoD
Marketing Team man Resources. McNamara earned
Rand Logistics, Inc. announced that
Pettit Marine Paint announced to- a Master’s of Science in Human Re- day the addition of Margo Hunt to its Board of Directors has appointed sources Administration from Central
Michigan University and a Bachelor’s its management team. In her new Robert Kurz and Edward Levy as Class of Science from Lake Superior State role as Marketing and Sales Support III and Class I directors, respectively.
University. James Woodworth has Manager, Hunt will be responsible for Mr. Kurz is Vice President of Kinder been named Manufacturing Process creating and coordinating all aspects Morgan Terminals and the President of
Manager. Kirk R. Gibson has been of marketing in the United States for their tanker division, American Petro- named Account Manager-Industrial the Pettit line of products. In her most leum Tankers. Mr. Levy is currently the
Fabrication Kirk joined Moran Iron recent post – Hunt provided sales and President and Chief Executive Of? cer of
Works in November 2014 as the
Rand. Rand also announced that Cap- marketing expertise to several fac-
Account Manager for the Industrial tain Scott Bravener, a Class I director, tories such as; Power Products, Sea-
Fabrication division. He is a graduate
Star, Lehr Outboards, Moeller, Taylor has tendered his resignation from the of Michigan State University.
Board of Directors. Kurz has a Bachelor
Made Products and Lumitec.
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