McDevitt Named President Of Three Maritime Firms

Dr. John J. McMullen, chairman, has announced the appointment of Ronald F. McDevitt as president of Jefferson Electric Corporation, Merrin Electric Co., and Heat Exchanger Engineering, Inc.

Mr. McDevitt was formerly general manager of all turbine operations in New York City and Westchester County (N.Y.) for Consolidated Edison Co. Previously, he was group manager for merger operations with Poloron Products, Inc., and director of manufacturing operations for the African Near East Division of The Singer Company. Mr. McDevitt was graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1954 and held various engineering and administrative positions in the Submarine Force, including command of the USS Sea Lion. After leaving the Navy, he attended New York University for a master's degree in business administration.

All three companies have recently relocated to Hoboken, N.J., to provide more efficient services to the center of the maritime industry. At present, they are actively embarked on a major expansion program to extend their electrical repair, engineering services and electro-mechanical supply lines to the process and industrial fields.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 44,  Apr 1976

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