Horizon Lines said Friday that its board has voted to appoint Charles (Chuck) G. Raymond as its first board chairman.
He will continue to also serve in his current roles as president and chief executive.
Raymond has served in those positions and as a director of Horizon Lines, Inc. since July, 2004, and of Horizon Lines, LLC since February, 2003.
Raymond has held various senior management positions during his 41-year transportation career, including group vice president-operations and senior vice president and chief transportation officer of Sea-Land Service from 1994-99.
He was an executive officer of CSX Corp. from 1994 to 2003. From 1999 until 2003, he was president and chief officer of Sea-Land Service Domestic Shipping and CSX Lines, LLC.
Horizon also announced that its board has voted to declare a cash dividend on its outstanding shares of common stock of 11 cents per share, payable on Dec. 15 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Dec. 1.