Ports America has promoted Chris Smith to the role of vice president, where he will be responsible for break bulk, bulk and military operations on the U.S. East, Gulf and West Coasts of the terminal operator’s business unit Ports America Stevedoring.
Smith will report to Tom Perdue, the business unit’s president.
Smith has worked as vice president and CFO of Ports America Stevedoring since joining the business in 2010. He has 22 years of finance and operations experience, including eight years at Alpharma as vice president and general manager of Canada and vice president of business development. Before that, he worked in finance and business development for 10 years at Honeywell.