R.E. Howson, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of McDermott International, Inc., recently announced the formation of an executive operating committee.
Mr. Howson said the committee has two major goals: to make the company more competitive in all its markets and to more efficiently control the company's operations.
He said the committee will facilitate the exchange of ideas among McDermott operating groups, will be responsible for reviewing and assessing the corporation's major activities and commitments, and will assure that the company's operating groups support each other's marketing programs.
The committee consists of the following executives who report directly to Mr. Howson: J.A. Lynott, executive vice president, chief financial and administrative officer; J.P. Eckert, senior vice president and group executive, Defense and Nuclear Power Group; W.L. Higgins, senior vice president and group executive, McDermott Marine Construction; M.A. Keyes, senior vice president and group executive, Industrial Products and Services Group; and J.J. Stewart, senior vice president and group executive, Power Generation Group.
also has been named executive vice president of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc., Matson's parent company. He had been Matson's executive vice president for the past year. At the same time, Michael S. Wasacz, who had been senior executive vice president of A&B, becomes president and chief operating officer
executive officer, who retired. Mr. Vortmann had served as president and chief operating officer since February 1984. Mr. French was elected to the position of chairman and chief executive officer at the same time. Mr. Vortmann joined NASSCO in 1976 as vice president of finance and planning
1978 several senior executive changes will become effective at Avondale Shipyards, Inc., a principal subsidiary of Ogden Corporation, New York, N.Y. On the cited date, Edwin Hartzman will retire as president and chief operating officer. He will be succeeded by Albert Bossier, presently executive vice
Raytheon Company of Lexington, Mass., has announced that D. Brainerd Holmes, president, will retire from the company effective May 31, 1986. On May 24 he will be 65, the traditional retirement age for senior executives of this diversified electronics company. Thomas L. Phillips, chairman and chief
Riedel International, Inc. Mr. Dastur, a highly educated and experienced veteran of more than 25 years in engineering design and construction, has spent the last 14 years of his career with the Riedel companies. Besides his new position, Mr. Dastur will remain executive vice president of the construction
Two changes involving top management positions at Jeffboat, Incorporated, the Jeffersonville, Ind., shipbuilding unit of Texas Gas T r a n s m i s s i o n Corporation's Inland Waterways Services division, were announced recently. H.J. Bobzien Jr., who formerly held the position of president, was
Following the recent appointment of Robert Smith as managing director, Hongkong United Dockyards Ltd. (HUD) has announced executive management changes. Y.C. Chiu, who has been with HUD since 1950, has been appointed commercial manager of the dockyard. A naval architect and marine engineer, he has
chief executive officer of Lake Shore, Inc. of Iron Mountain/Kingsford, Mich. He replaces James T. Malsack, who has been appointed chairman of the board of directors. Mr. Guide began his Lake Shore career in 1961 as a sales manager for marine products, with headquarters in New York City. In
W.J. Amoss Jr., president and chief executive officer of Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc., has been elected chairman of the Council of American-Flag Ship Operators (CASO). Mr. Amoss succeeds W. Bruce Seaton of American President Lines, Ltd., as chairman. Mr. Amoss, president of Lykes since 1973
Ben E. Nutter, who has done more than anyone else to build the Port of Oakland into a leading containerport of worldwide importance, recently announced at a meeting of the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners that he would retire as executive director on July 1, 1977. The Port Board announced
new posts. Zapata said that Ronald C. Lassiter and Michael R. Naess, who have been executive vice presidents and chief operating officers of the company's natural resource products and services groups, respectively, have been named senior executive vice presidents. Mr. Lassiter will continue
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