South African Marine Elects Charles Parkhill
The board of directors of South African Marine Corporation (N.Y.) has announced the election of Charles B. Parkhill as president and chief executive officer of the shipping corporation. He succeeds F.A. Demarco who has retired from the presidency.
Mr. Parkhill, together with H.J.
Thieck and Capt. D.T. Breckon, both senior vice presidents and directors of the company, will comprise Safmarine's new executive committee.
Mr. Parkhill joined Safmarine on November 7, 1966 as general traffic manager. In October 1967.
he was appointed vice president of traffic and, in December 19^8. appointed vice president of traffic and sales. He was named senior vic° president in April of 1969 and elected a director of the companv on November 8, 1971. Mr. Parkhill is widely known in steamship circles.
having spent a lar^e portion of his steamship career in the U.S.
Gulf area. He attended the TTniversity of Florida in Gainsville.
Fla., and served as a pilot in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War IT.
At the same time, the company has announced the appointments of Anthony D. Sette as vice president in charge of marketing and sales, Stephen R. Cooney as vice president in charge of traffic and operations, and Capt. James Palmer as senior marine superintendent, New York.
Mr. Sette commenced his steamship career in 1961 with Safmarine, where he has worked in the operations, traffic and sales divisions. In 1972, he was appointed general sales manager. He attended Tona College, and served in the U.S.
Mr. Cooney joined Safmarine in 1966. He was general traffic manager prior to his new appointment.
Before that, he worked in accounting, operations, sales and traffic. A 1961 graduate of Hamilton College, he was with J.P. Stevens & Co., Inc. after active duty in the U.S.
Army. With Stevens, Mr. Cooney rose to regional manager of their Detroit office.
Captain Palmer joined Safmarine in 1966 as assistant marine superintendent, New York. Born in England, he received his initial marine training aboard British-flag vessels.
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