Zapata Marine Realigns Marketing Group Posts

Zapata Marine Service, Inc. has announced that it has named three men to new assignments in its marketing group. The Houston, Texas-based subsidiary of Zapata Corporation operates a fleet of 48 vessels worldwide, which provide a range of capabilities for offshore operators. Another four tug/supply vessels currently are under construction.

Zapata Marine said that C.

Daniel Summitt will become director of marketing, responsible for the company's worldwide sales and contracting efforts. He has served recently in operations management for Zapata Marine. Earlier, he was manager of manning and development for Zapata Offshore Company. Prior to joining Zapata in 1974, Mr. Summitt had a successful career as a U.S. Naval officer. He recently completed the Harvard University Advanced Management Program.

Zapata said that J. Paul Herrmann will serve as sales manager for the Western Hemisphere, to be based in Houston. A nine-year veteran of Zapata Marine, Mr.

Herrmann most recently has been sales manager for Europe, Africa and the Middle East, based in London, England. Earlier Zapata assignments included sales and operations management positions in the U.S. and Far East.

Assuming the post of sales manager-Eastern Hemisphere is Paul W. Hendrie, who joined Zapata Marine as technical sales director early this year. The holder of a naval architecture degree, Mr. Hendrie served for nine years in various technical capacities with Offshore Marine Limited before joining Zapata. Mr.

Hendrie will continue to be based in London.

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