MorMac Appoints Marcelewski Philadelphia Office Manager —Edward J. Desher Retires

Robert E. O'Brien, president and chief executive officer of Moore McCormack Lines, Incorporated, New York, N.Y., recently announced the retirement of Edward J. Desher, manager of the company's Philadelphia, Pa., office, effective December 31, 1979, and the appointment of Peter B. Marcelewski to serve in that position. Moore McCormack is the ocean shipping subsidiary of Moore McCormack Resources, Inc., of which Mr. O'Brien is also an officer and director.

Mr. O'Brien noted that Mr. Desher's "long and effective career in ocean shipping spans nearly 50 years, the last 43 of which were spent with Moore McCormack. His knowledge and dedication to the maritime industry has over the years been an important contribution not only to the Lines, but to the Port of Philadelphia as well.

Mr. O'Brien, in announcing Mr. Marcelewski's appointment as manager, noted that "his diversified shipping experience would contribute substantially toward the the continued progress of the company." In his new assignment, he will be responsible for the administration and operational functions of the Philadelphia office.

Mr. Marcelewski has been affiliated with Mooremack since 1962. He has held positions in all phases of the company's Philadelphia operations, and was appointed assistant manager in 1978.

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