Rijk Wetering de Rooy was appointed managing director of Nedlloyd U.K., the British arm of the Dutch shipping, aviation and energy group.
The appointment, which took affect on Nov. 1, is a result of the promotion of Jan Dam, the current U.K. managing director, to a senior position at Nedlloyd's Rotterdam headquarters.Mr. de Rooy was managing director in San Francisco of the Transpacific Transportation Co., which is the West Coast liner agent for Nedlloyd Lines.
Prior to his two years with Transpacific, Mr. de Rooy had been European sales manager for Nedlloyd Lines.
As U.K. managing director, he will be responsible for liner services, cross trading, shipbroking, sale and purchase, road transport, distribution, aviation and energy.
MITSUBISHI BANK OF CALIFORNIA (Los Angeles) - Junji Hatano was named vice chairman and Colin M. Forkner was named executive vice president and chief operating officer, both new positions.
Mr. Hatano and Mr. Forkner hold equivalent titles at Bank of California. Mitsubishi BankLtd., Tokyo, owns both institutions. Mr. Hatano and Mr. Forkner will study how the two U.S. banks can best coordinate and complement their efforts, according to Mitsubishi Bank of California.
TEMPLE-INLAND INC. (Diboll, Texas) - This timber and insurance company promoted Ben J. Lancashire to group vice president.
Mr. Lancashire will continue to be chairman and president of the Inland Container Corp. subsidiary, which makes corrugated shipping containers.
TOKHEIM CORP. (Fort Wayne, Ind.) - James D. Gonzagowski joined this maker of electronic equipment for gas stations as senior vice president, petroleum marketing systems, a new position. Mr. Gonzagowski was with IBM Corp.
USX CORP. (Pittsburgh) - Bruce A. Haines was named vice president, purchasing and traffic, for USS, the steelmaking division of USX Corp.
Mr. Haines will be in charge of buying supplies, services, raw materials and energy for the steelmaking division. He also will supervise raw materials shipments, interplant transfer of semifinished steel and product shipments to customers.
He was general manager, USS tubular products. He succeeds Harold C. Haase Jr., who has become president of a USX subsidiary, USR Realty Development.