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Marathon LeTourneau

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Offshore Operations

Marathon LeTourneau Company,

Houston, Texas, a Marathon Manu- facturing company, has reorganized its marine and offshore energy- related operations, it was an- nounced by Charles P. Siess Jr., president and chief executive offi- cer.

Mr. Siess said that the principal changes involve the following man- agement changes in the company's marine operations.

John B. Allison, who served most recently as president of Mara- thon LeTourneau's Gulf Marine Di- vision shipyard in Brownsville, Tex- as, will return to the company's

Houston offices where he will serve as president-Marathon LeTourneau

Marine Company, a newly formed division of Marathon LeTourneau

Company to oversee Marathon's consolidated marine businesses.

Mr. Allison joined the Marathon organization in 1971 as project man- ager at the Singapore facility. After serving in an administrative role in

Houston in 1973, he was appointed managing director of Marathon's shipyard in Clydebank, Scotland, in 1974. In 1976, he was named presi- dent of the Brownsville facility.

David C. Crawford, executive vice president of Marathon LeTour- neau Company and Marathon Man- ufacturing Company, will take early

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Mr. Crawford joined Marathon in 1971 as managing director of the firm's shipyard in the Republic of

Singapore. In 1973, he was elected senior vice president and assigned to Marathon's corporate headquar- ters in Houston where he was elect- ed executive vice president and a director in 1974.

William K. Trimble, who served as president and managing director of the Singapore facility from June 1983 until mid-Septem- ber 1985 when Marathon completed its earlier announced disengage- ment from Singapore, will transfer to the Gulf Marine Division,

Brownsville, Texas, where he will serve as president.

Mr. Trimble began his career with Marathon in 1972 at the com- pany's Houston office where he was a Project Engineer. In 1973, he was assigned to Brownsville as a Project

Manager and in 1976 he transferred to Singapore as assistant production manager.

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