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Volvo Penta of the Americas

Hägg Bean Kolunsarka Gu Puscar Cox Powertrain

Kymmene, the largest pulp and paper APM Terminals, North America. He

Hägg Named business in Europe, in a number of also spent more than 10 years with

Steerprop CEO different roles. From 2013 to 2016 Maersk Line.

he was Executive Vice President in Steerprop’s Board of Directors has ap- charge of the global labelling material pointed Riku-Pekka Hägg as the new

Cox Powertrain chief executive of? cer. As former Vice division UPM Ra? atac.

President of Ship Design at Wärtsilä,

Grows US Team

Hägg brings decades of maritime Cox Powertrain has revealed three key

Volvo Penta Promotes technology know-how, digital and new appointments to support its US strategic experience to Steerprop. business and head up its sales and af-

Gu and Puscar

Volvo Penta of the Americas has ap- tersales departments in this important pointed Yichen Gu to Vice President market. Bruce Wood? n takes on the

NC Ports Names New CCO of Parts and Accessories. Currently North Carolina Ports has appointed role of North America Account Man- head of Volvo Penta’s Dealer Business Hans Bean to succeed retiring chief ager and Bill Livingston will act as

Management in Europe, Gu has held commercial of? cer Greg Fennell. Aftersales Manager for the America’s, while Steve Pitt becomes Global Af- a variety of management roles over his Bean brings more than 20 years mari- 18 years with Volvo Group. He re- time experience to the role, having tersales and Warranty Manager, based places David Kennedy who will retire most recently served as the Senior at Cox’s UK headquarters.

after 25 years with Volvo Penta of the Vice President of Business Develop-

Americas. In addition, Marcelo Puscar ment for NC Ports. He joined the

Phoenix Promotes Long has been promoted to Vice President Ports Authority in November 2016 Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. of Marketing. He has served ? ve years after serving as Senior Director, Com- announced that Matthew Long has as Marketing Director for the region.

mercial – Sales and Marketing for been promoted to Corporate Vice

On December 30, 2019, Sandy Hook Pilot Captain Dennis R. Sherwood was involved in an incident while boarding a container vessel inbound to the Port of

Capt. Dennis

New York & New Jersey. He sustained injuries after falling from an accommoda-

R. Sherwood tion ladder and was evacuated to a local hospital where his injuries proved to be fatal. Prior to the incident, Captain Sherwood had been piloting vessels in and (1955-2019) out of the Port of New York & New Jersey for over 35 years. The incident is being investigated by the United States Coast Guard. Captain Sherwood is survived by his wife Marianne Sherwood, daughter Kelly Sherwood (son-in-law Robert Mc-

Briar), son Dennis Sherwood (son-in-law Paul Caruso), son William Sherwood and daughter Alexis Sherwood.

January 2020

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