Page 52: of Marine News Magazine (September 2019)

Vessel Conversion and Repair

Read this page in Pdf, Flash or Html5 edition of September 2019 Marine News Magazine


Widener Rheault Shepherd Fabrikant Brill Craven Wheldon supply chain, services, and commercial

Seacor Holdings Acquires Widener Joins The American organizations. Shepherd brings with

All Shares of Sea-Vista Equity Underwriters

SEACOR Holdings announced that The American Equity Underwriters, him signi? cant experience as a GE it has become the sole owner of its Inc. (AEU) announced that David commercial aircraft engine product consolidated SEA-Vista joint ven- Widener has joined the ? rm as direc- leader, serving Boeing and other GE ture, acquiring through a subsid- tor of a newly created division, AEU engine customers. Shepherd graduated iary the 49% interest that had been Claims Advisory Services. Widener from the University of Cincinnati with owned by an af? liate of Avista Capi- joins AEU with nearly two decades of a master’s degree in industrial engineer- tal Partners. Purchase consideration experience in the longshore claims are- ing and a bachelor’s degree in mechani- consisted of $106 million in cash na, most recently as a district director cal engineering from Ohio University. and 1,500,000 shares of the Com- with the U.S. Department of Labor,

Summit Electric Supply pany’s common stock. SEA-Vista where he oversaw operations for the

Names Craven as CFO operates commercially under the Houston District Of? ce since 2012.

Summit Electric Supply has an-

Seabulk name, with a ? eet of nine nounced that Brent Craven has been

Rheault Appointed Samson

U.S.-? ag petroleum and chemical hired as the company’s Chief Finan-

President & CEO carriers in the Jones Act, including the SEA-Chem 1, a modern, highly Samson, the worldwide leader in per- cial Of? cer. Craven recently served as capable chemical parcel Articulated formance cordage, announces the ap- Vice President Finance and Account-

Tug and Barge unit. Eric Fabrikant, pointment of Christian Rheault as ing and Chief Financial Of? cer for

Chief Operating Of? cer of SEACOR CEO, effective July 1, 2019. Rheault Aggreko LLC, a division of Aggreko

Holdings Inc., said, “Acquiring full comes to Samson with a strong com- PLC, which is a publicly held tempo- ownership of SEA-Vista underpins bination of multinational experience. rary power generation ? rm. He holds

Most recently he was CEO of Greene, a Bachelor of Business Administra- our continued commitment to re-

Tweed, a US-based global supplier of tion degree in Management from the maining a leader in the transporta- custom sealing engineered solutions University of Florida and a Masters tion and logistics industry.” for aerospace, oil? eld, semiconductor, of Business Administration from the petrochemical, and power. He started University of North Florida.

FUELTRAX Appoints Brill as his career at IBM Canada. Rheault has

Data Analytics Director

JAXPORT Adds Wheldon to

Johnalan Brill joins FUELTRAX as degrees in both Electrical Engineering

Commercial Team

Director of Data Analytics for FUEL- and Business Administration.

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAX-

TRAX to leverage operational data

PORT) announced that Lisa Whel-

GE Appoints Shepherd As GM, from FUELTRAX global ? eet and don has joined the organization as

Global Marine Gas Turbines provide expert analysis to determine

Kris Shepherd has been appointed Director, Cargo & Intermodal Rail. best practices and operational ef? - ciencies to clients. Brill previously was the General Manager of GE’s marine Wheldon will be responsible for devel- employed as a Data Analytics Man- gas turbine business. Shepherd is re- oping containerized cargo business in ager at Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift sponsible for the full lifecycle of all GE major regional markets and for manag- marine gas turbine programs, product ing JAXPORT’s relationships with rail

America Inc. (MCFA). management, engineering, marketing, service providers. Wheldon has more 53 MN

MN Sept19 Layout 50-59.indd 53 8/27/2019 10:36:50 AM

Marine News

Marine News is the premier magazine of the North American Inland, coastal and Offshore workboat markets.