Propsom Promoted To Vice President-Operations At Peterson Builders

Several organizational changes were recently announced by Ellsworth Peterson, president of Peterson Builders, Inc., located in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.

Ed Propsom has been promoted to vice president of operations.

He joined PBI in 1942, and with the execption of a few years in the Marine Corps during World War II, has been active in all phases of the shipbuilding industry.

Mr. Propsom worked his way up to a supervisory position in the early 50s, and was promoted to manager of plant operations in January of 1980.

A d d i t i o n a l o r g a n i z a t i o n al changes include the promotions of Ken Schneider to hull superintendent, Pat Daul to night superintendent, and Bob Nelson to assistant purchasing agent. In a related move, Doug Washburn has been hired as director of overseas marketing and sales.

Mr. Peterson stated that "These new organizational changes have been made with the desire on management's part to improve overall company operations in all areas of the organization. With the extensive growth of the company over the past several years, changes have been necessitated in order to keep pace with increased production needs."

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