New Appointments At Bailey Group

Sigurd Nilsen, president of the various companies of the Bailey Group, has announced the following appointments.

Benjamin A. Bailey as vice president of Bailey Distributors, Inc. and assistant to the president of the Bailey affiliates. He served with the U.S. Navy as a radioman and was graduated "cum laude" from Lehigh University with a degree of Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering, at which time he joined the Bailey organization. He is a member of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the Society of Marine Port Engineers.

Santo Russo as vice president of Bailey Joiner Co., Inc., a distributor of marine furniture. After serving in the U.S. Army Artillery Unit, Mr. Russo was a naval architect for 18 years with the Marine Design Section, Cleveland Diesel, and the Electro- Motive Division, General Motors, in ship design and construction.

He joined Bailey in 1971 as an estimator and supervised major construction projects for new vessels, varying from joiner to insulation.

He recently completed a two-year tour involving a jumboization program on refrigerated containerships for Farrell Lines, i n c o r p o r a t i n g the Bailey 1000 Foam Insulation System. He has been an associate member of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers for 20 years.

Ronald J. Rosa as vice president of Richards Refrigeration & Supply Co., Inc. Mr. Rosa studied accounting and finance at Morningside College and Hofstra University.

Prior to j o i n i n g the Bailey organization in 1967, he was in the wholesale refrigeration field. In his present position, he will supervise all credit, finance, purchasing and accounting operations.

Robert T. Svennevik, vice president of Bailey Refrigeration Co., Inc. since 1972, has been named senior vice p r e s i d e n t of that company.

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