Ports America has appointed John Carver as executive vice president of business development, effective May 1, according to Michael Hassing, the terminal operator’s CEO.
Carver, based in New Jersey, will report directly to Hassing and will be responsible for expanding Ports America’s business interests both domestically and internationally by working with port authorities and government officials.
He has 20 years of experience in the maritime and logistics development industry, including background in port and private sector development and infrastructure investment projects, terminal concession agreements, public-private partnerships and joint ventures. For the past five years, he served as director of port infrastructure for Jones Lang LaSalle. He was also founder and managing director of iPort Los Angeles and served as executive director for Colliers International’s multimodal services group.