E.B. Koelliker, vice president, DeLaval Turbine Inc., has announced the appointment of Arthur L. FoltZ Jr. as general manager, Middle East.
Mr. Foltz will be based at De- Laval's Middle East Headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where they have a sales and service organization, and are planning a warehouse and repair facility.
In addition to his responsibilities in Riyadh, Mr. Foltz will be responsible for DeLaval's sales in other areas of the Middle East, and the existing DeLaval sales office in Amman, Jordan.
Mr. Foltz, who received his BSME degree from Purdue University, is a 25-year DeLaval veteran.
His most recent assignment was general sales manager for DeLaval's Engine and Compressor Division, Oakland, Calif.
DeLaval has been supplying diesel generators to the Middle East since 1948, and has been actively involved with compressors and turbine drivers used for a wide variety of natural gas and processing applications, including gathering, transmission and reinjection.
, the first significant move was the switching of ro/ro ferries from their traditional short-sea routes (in the North Sea and elsewhere) to deepsea Middle East trades. Port congestion, which reached horrendous levels in 1975-76, has since disappeared much f a s t e r than many people had anticipated
is a director of the USA/West Africa trade. Mr. Miles will be responsible for the development of new business opportunities, principally in the Middle East and Nigeria. He will be assisted by a newly formed development team, which at present consists of P. Collins, T.G. Sawyer and J.C. Bishop. Mr
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and built for Seaspeed Services especially for this trade, will commence service from the Virginia port of Portsmouth and will call at the Middle East ports of Dammam, Dubai, Bandar Shahpour, and—in a later sailing —Jeddah. Seaspeed Services is already the largest carrier from Northern Europe
manager. Promoted to vice president were C.L. Barnhill, London, area vice president, Europe and Africa ; J.H. Morris, Bahrain, area vice president, Middle East; B.G. Parker, Bahrain, vice president and operations manager, Middle East; E.D. Shepherd, Houston, area vice president, and R.E. Hinson, Orange
in GE's Industrial Gas Turbine Department. In Geneva, Nicholas Baker will continue as sales manager for marine gas turbines in Europe and the Middle East, and Gary Whalen will continue as sales manager for industrial applications in Europe. John Mann joined the company on December 1 as sales
and of maximizing revenues in the long-term. In the wake of the Iranian Crisis, these ceilings have been strictly applied. Oil exports from the Middle East have for some years served to balance global supply and demand, but since 1973 the political and economic climate in the Middle East has changed
., responsible for the Middle East and Southeast Asia areas. Mr. Davis joined the McDermott organization in 1969 as an operations engineer in the Middle East, becoming vice president of the Middle East operations in 1972, and Group vice president there in 1974. Since that time, he has been responsible
products. The company maintains operations in North America, Europe, the Far East and Middle East. It is engaged in port management in the Middle East through its Seatrain Gulf Services, and in freight management through Seatrain Agencies. With the acquisition of Pride Refining, Inc. last
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. The American-Arab Chamber conducts a variety of programs designed to stimulate U.S.-Arab commerce, including arranging for visitors from the Middle East, organizing the U.S. trade missions to that part of the world, and general trade promotion. Dr. Eldin said the Arab states are not interested
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