Port of Toledo
Expands JobsOf Officials
TOLEDO, Ohio - Gary L. Failor, seaport director of the port of Toledo, was given the additional duties of general manager, a new position. Ralph M. Hannon, director of planning and engineering, assumed the additional title of operations manager of port facilities.
Don T. McKone, chairman and former chief executive of Trivona Corp. (formerly Libbey-Owens-Ford Co.) was elected chairman of the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority for a one-year term. He succeeded Edwin D. Dodd, director emeritus of Owens-Illinois Inc., who had been chairman for two years.
Mr. Failor joined the port authority in 1975 as staff counsel and later became director of administration before being named seaport director in 1979. He also is vice chairman of the American Association of Port Authorities and is former president of the International Association of Great Lakes Ports.
Mr. Hannon joined the port authority staff when the agency assumed operations at Toledo Express Airport from the city of Toledo in 1979. His duties with the port have included airport manager, supervisor of planning and development, assistant airport manager, and engineer at Express Airport.
Mr. McKone, the new port authority chairman, was named to the board a year ago.
Northern Air Freight
Promotes 3 Executives
SEATTLE - Northern Air Freight Inc. named Anthony V. Fiacchino Northeast regional vice president of this domestic and international air freight forwarder.
He was regional manager for Mueller Air Freight in Chicago.
Kevin R. Waldram was named Salt Lake City district manager. He was a sales representative for another major air cargo forwarder.
Phil Cranmer was named to the new position of general manager of Northern Consolidators Inc., a subsidiary that consolidates less-than-truckload surface freight for ocean shipment from Seattle to Alaska.
He will remain regional vice president, Alaska/Hawaii region, with the parent.
P-I-E NATIONWIDE (Jacksonville, Fla.) - Frank H. Cashman was named terminal manager at the Moonachie, N.J., terminal. He will be responsible for the daily operations and sales there. Mr. Cashman was an operations analyst.
Mike R. Tonelli was named manager of the Jacksonville, Fla., terminal. He was manager of the St. Petersburg, Fla., terminal.
BAUSCH & LOMB (Rochester, N.Y.) - Thomas C. McDermott was named president and chief operating officer. Mr. McDermott was executive vice president and president of Bausch & Lomb's U.S. operations. He now is responsible for worldwide operations. Mr. McDermott is also a member of the board. He succeeds Daniel E. Gill, who continues as chairman and chief executive officer.
James P. Greenawalt was named vice president, human resources, a new position. Mr. Greenawalt was on the corporate staff with companywide responsibility for human resource planning and development.
Carl E. Sassano was named a vice president. He was president of the Polymer Technology Corp. subsidiary.
CITICORP INVESTMENT BANK (New York) - Robert M. Kessler joined as vice president, a new position, of the market and analysis unit of the municipal finance division of the North American investment banking group. He will be responsible for municipal market strategies.
Mr. Kessler was vice president and director of municipal research when he left the company in 1983 to become a founder of New York-based FGIC Corp., serving most recently as FGIC's director, corporate development and reinsurance.
ORION ROYAL BANK (London) - W.H.M. de Gelsey, deputy chairman, was made additionally respon sible for the development of the investment banking business in Japan, a new post, of this investment banking subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada. Mr. de Gelsey will be based in Tokyo effective April, 1987.
He will continue to provide support from Tokyo to Orion Royal's marketing teams in Japan and other Asia Pacific countries.
BIOTECH CAPITAL CORP. (New York) - David L. Meister was named executive vice president, consumer information group, a new position at this business development company that operates information companies and invests in scientific ventures. Mr. Meister will supervise companies in the information group that serve the consumer marketplace. Mr. Meister was president of TV NET, a co-venture of the Tribune Co. and Viacom.
SMITHKLINE BECKMAN CORP. (Philadelphia) - Kenneth N. Kermes was named executive vice president and chief financial officer of this manufacturer of prescription medicine and other high-technology health-related products.
Mr. Kermes was executive vice president, finance and corporate development, of Black & Decker in Towson, Md. He succeeds Kurt W. Reiss, who will retire at the end of February.
REGIE NATIONALE DES USINES RENAULT (Paris) - Raymond Levy, head of Cockerill-Sambre, a Belgian state-controlled steel company, was named chairman and president of the state-owned French automaker. He will succeed Georges Besse, who was shot to death last month by terrorists.
The French Ministry of Industry made its choice of Mr. Levy public last week, but the official announcement was held up during negotiations with the Belgian government for Mr. Levy's release from a five-year contract with Cockerill.
M CO., (Houston) - Several management changes were announced by the offshore drilling subsidiary of Kaneb Services Inc.
R. C. (Chuck) Johnson was named senior vice president of operations. L. R. Dickerson was promoted to vice president, administration.
T. P. Carlile, vice president of operations, will move to Diamond M's office in Morgan City, La. assuming responsibility for Gulf of Mexico operations. R. G. Blair was promoted to manager of contracts and will be based in Houston.
Robert E. Rose, as previously announced, succeeds Ned E. Simes as president and chief executive, effective immediately. Mr. Simes, who is retiring Jan. 31, 1987, will continue to be associated with Diamond M and will remain a Kaneb director.