Halifax Industries Limited of Nova Scotia, whose two shipyards are now managed by AMCA International, recently announced two key appointments.
Tom Duncan, formerly general manager of the Burrard Yarrows Corporation, Vancouver, was appointed director of operations, and Mauritz Erhard, formerly sales manager of Wiley Manufacturing in Maryland, was appointed marketing manager.
Mr. Duncan has almost 40 years' experience in the shipbuilding and repair industry. This is his second time at HIL—from 1967-1969 he held the position of ship repair manager and subsequently operations manager. He is a graduate of King's College University.
Mr. Erhard has 20 years' experience in marine engineering and new construction. He will be responsible for both the domestic and international marketing of ship repair, new construction and offshore fabrication. He has held marine marketing and engineering positions with Mobil Oil, National Marine Service, Nashville Bridge Company and AMCA International.
He obtained a B.S. in marine engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and an MBA in Business Economics and International Business from Columbia University.
received his BS degree in marine engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in 1949, and his MS degree in mechanical engineering from Columbia University in 1960. He is active in the New York Metroplitan Section of SNAME and is a past chairman. He is also a member of the Institute of Marine
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