CMA CGM has reorganized CMA CGM America, the U.S. agent of the CMA CGM Group, headquartered in Norfolk, Va., in conjunction with the departure of Frank Baragona, chairman of CMA CGM America.
After a career in the shipping industry and nine years as head of CMA CGM America, Baragona will be leaving the CMA CGM Group at the end of 2013 for retirement.
As of November 2013, Marc Bourdon, general manager of CMA CGM do Brazil, will take on the position of general manager of CMA CGM America, joining Todd Rives, chief commercial officer; Ed McCarthy, chief operating officer; and Jim Arnold, CFO, who are already in place in Norfolk. Bourdon has been working in the transportation industry for 20 years and joined the CMA CGM Group 14 years ago. He has experience in agency management.