Marco Seattle Names Fernstrom Executive VP/ Chief Operating Officer

H. Allen Fernstrom has been named to the post of executive vice president and chief operating officer of Marco Seattle. He takes over the day-to-day management of the 35- year-old company from president and founder Peter G. Schmidt, who will be devoting increased time to the firm's foreign operations and new projects.

Mr. Fernstrom comes to Marco from his most recent post as president and chief executive officer of American Shipbuilding Company in Tampa, Fla. Prior to his 13 years there, he spent 10 years with the Singer Company, his last position being operations director of the company's industrial products group.

Marco is an internationally recognized designer and builder of commercial fishing vessels, manufacturer of hydraulic deck machinery and systems, and one of the world's leading builder of oil spill recovery vessels.

The company operates shipyards in Seattle and San Diego, as well as shipyard,-manufacturing, or service facilities in Chile, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Spain, and Dutch Harbor, Alaska.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 90,  Apr 1989 ALLISON TURBINE

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