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Western Electric Awarded $4.2-Million Modification

To Oceanographic Contract

Western Electric Company,

Greensboro, N.C., has been awarded a $4,290,944 modifica- tion to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee / cost-plus- fixed-fee contract for oceano- graphic systems. The Naval Elec- tronic Systems Command, Wash- ington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00039-82-C-0443).

Stienecker Appointed

Corporate Vice President

At Crowley Maritime

Brent A. Stienecker

Brent A. Steinecker has been appointed corporate vice presi- dent of Crowley Maritime Corpo- ration of San Francisco, Calif., according to a recent announce- ment by Leo L. Collar, CMC ex- ecutive vice president, opera- tions.

In the newly created position,

Mr. Stienecker oversees corporate staff departments, including ma- rine operations, marketing, legal counsel, and labor relations. Ad- ditionally, he continues respon- sibilities as general manager of

Crowley's California Division. He is based at corporate headquar- ters in San Francisco.

Mr. Stienecker joined Crowley in 1975 and directed marketing activities for the company's

Northwest and Alaska Division prior to his assignment in the

California Division. Before his association with CMC, he held successive managerial posts in industrial relations, marketing, and finance for a large indus- trial firm.

American Ship Building

Elects Edward J. Lasko

Vice President-Finance

Edward J. Lasko has been elected vice president-finance of

The American Ship Building

Company, Tampa, Fla., it was announced recently.

Mr. Lasko had been corporate controller since September 1979.

Prior to joining American Ship, he was assistant corporate con- troller at Addressograph Multi- graph Corporation and corporate controller at Hauserman, Inc.

J.C. Leighton Elected

Executive VP Of Raymond

Kaiser Engineers

J.C. (Jock) Leighton has been elected executive vice president of Raymond Kaiser Engineers

Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Raymond International Inc. based in Oakland, Calif. He also was elected a member of the ex- ecutive committee of the sub- sidiary's board of directors.

Mr. Leighton, who joined the company in 1964, was formerly

Raymond Kaiser Engineers' group vice president, interna- tional operations. Earlier he was vice president, Latin American operations, headquartered in Rio de Janeiro. He has managed ma- jor industrial projects for Ray- mond Kaiser Engineers in Aus- tralia, New Zealand, Wales and


Mr. Leighton began his career as a design engineer in London in 1950 and later worked on as- signments in the United States,

Chile, Haiti, and Canada. He was graduated from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, with a degree in civil engineering. He is a member of the American

Society of Civil Engineers.



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