A MAN FOR GREAT TASKS

GUY F. TOZZOLI IS RETIRING from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey after 40 years with that agency, but this, happily, is only a milestone in his almost incredible career, not its conclusion. He will continue to serve actively as president of the World Trade Centers Association, an organization in which he has had a leading role for many years and to which he will now devote his full-time service. He has been its president since 1970, and in that time it has grown to an organization with member trade centers in 53 countries around the world.

Ports and trading interests everywhere are indebted to him. He has devoted

himself to the concept of inter-port cooperation for purposes of speedier communication and an enhanced flow of commercial documents and data. Prior to Jan. 1 of this year he served as president of the World Teleport Association, formed to encourage the use of high-technology systems in trade communications.Mr. Tozzoli started his carrier with the Port Authority as an engineer. He was head of the authority's world trade department for 25 years, and was assigned to take charge of the planning and building of what today is New York's most visible landmark, the seven-building World Trade Center with its two 110-story towers. It was a break from the simple landlord concept of a port office building, and today houses some 1,200 firms and agencies representing 60 countries, along with an international hotel, a World Trade Institute and the Port Authority's export trading company.

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