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Whitehead Aalund Anderson Malen-Habib Rees Fireman McNamara has been named vice president of safe- joins ABS as Vice President, Digital Namara went to sea and rose through ty, security, quality and environmental Technology. He brings to ABS more the ranks and became a ship’s master. In stewardship (SSQE). Anderson began than 20 years of experience to lever- 1970, he started an on-shore career at her career with Crowley in 1985 work- age software, data and analytics to National Cargo Bureau and was named ing as an accounting supervisor and develop and deploy innovative digital president of the organization in 1993. then as a dry cargo freight traf? c man- services. Joining ABS as VP, Strategic

Massport Hires Gleason as ager. She has a degree in organizational Development is Ryan Moody. He

Deputy Port Director development from Alaska Paci? c Uni- brings nearly 20 years of engineering versity and is internationally certi? ed management in the oil and gas indus- The Massachusetts Port Author- as an ISO 9001, ISO 14000, a Lead try holds a Bachelor of Science degree ity (Massport) has welcomed Lauren

Auditor and Skills Assessor. In 2010, in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Gleason as the Authority’s Deputy she was awarded the Thomas Crowley A&M University and an MBA from Port Director of Business Develop-

Award – the company’s highest honor. the University of Houston. ment. Lauren started her career in sup- ply chain and transportation at Hanjin

Resolve Marine Strengthens Galveston Appoints New

Shipping. She is a graduate of the Uni-

Client Services Team Port Director versity of Rhode Island, receiving dual

Resolve Marine Group has strengthened Rodger Rees has been appointed port degrees in Global Business Manage- its senior team with the appointments director for the Port of Galveston. ment and Spanish Language. of Lindsay Malen-Habib as Manager Rees has more than 25 years of execu-

Allianz Announces Leadership of Client Services. Ms. Malen-Habib tive management experience and cur-

Changes in North America has extensive experience in emergency rently serves as the deputy executive response contingency planning, salvage director and CFO for Port Canaveral, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty and wreck removal having previously the world’s second busiest cruise port. (AGCS) announced that effective served as Director of Business Develop- He is a certi? ed public accountant December 31, Henning Haagen will ment for one of the world’s largest sal- and has completed the Certi? ed Port take over as North American Regional vors. She is active on numerous indus- Executive Program. Head of Specialty Lines, and Rich Soja try associations including the American will become the North American Re-

McNamara to Receive

Salvage Association and the Women in gional Head of Marine. Both Haagen

Honorary Doctorate at

International Shipping and Trading As- and Soja will continue in their current

SUNY Maritime sociation (WISTA). roles as Northeast Zone Executive in

Capt. James McNamara will receive the U.S. and Global Head of Inland an honorary doctorate of humane let-

Marine, respectively. Haagan is a grad-

ABS Announces Senior ters at SUNY Maritime College’s com-

Management Appointments uate of University of Cologne with a

ABS announced three key senior man- mencement January 26 in recognition degree in Economics and concentra- agement appointments as part of the of his professional accomplishments, tion in marketing and insurance. Soja organization’s digital class strategy. commitment to his alma mater, and his joined Allianz in 2017 from Tokio

Howard Fireman, previously the orga- devotion to issues involving maritime Marine Management, where he served nization’s chief technology of? cer, will safety, education and training. After as Senior VP, Marine. Soja graduated take on the role of ABS Chief Digi- graduating with a BS in Marine Trans- from Wake Forest University with a tal Of? cer (CDO). Joseph Gollapalli portation from SUNY Maritime, Mc- degree in Business Administration.

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