January 1977 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News

CF Industries Names R.A. Wilson To Head Transportation Group

CF Industries, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of basic chemical fertilizers, has named Richard A. Wilson to head its newly formed transportation management group. According to a statement by D.V. Borst, executive vice president and general manager, Plant Food Division, the reorganization reflects a consolidation of the firm's barge, rail and seaborne transportation operations.

As vice president, transportation and marine operations, Mr.

Wilson assumes responsibility for all transportation services within the Plant Food Division. This includes management of Agri-Trans Corporation, a barging cooperative operated by CF Industries under management contract.

Formerly vice president, barging operations, Mr. Wilson joined CF in December 1974. He received a B.S. degree in general studies from the U.S. Military Academy and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Law School of Business Administration.

Reporting directly to Mr. Wilson will be William N. Robertson, director, transportation planning.

Formerly manager, planning services, Mr. Robertson heads the administrative support group which provides a wide range of budgetary, forecast and administrative services for the transportation group.

Mr. Robertson joined CF in November 1975. He received a B.S. degree in biology from Westminister College, Fulton, Mo., and an M.B.A. degree from Oklahoma State University.

Anthony J. Skul serves as director, transportation, in the new group. His responsibilities include management of all rail transport operations. Mr. Skul joined CF in February 1966, and has held various management positions during his tenure in CF's traffic and transportation departments.

Other key management personnel reporting to Mr. Wilson include Lloyd H. Eneix, director, river operations, Beau W. Toll, director, Gulf operations, and Paul J. Staadecker, director, river transportation.

CF Industries, Inc., Salem Lake Drive, Long Grove, 111. 60047, is owned by 19 regional farm cooperatives in the United States and Canada.

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