People Watch

People Watch

Copyright 2004, Traffic World, Inc.

CSX World Terminal LLC, a subsidiary of CSX, appointed Andrew B. Fogarty president and chief executive officer. Fogarty joins CSXWT from CSX Corp. where he most recently held the position of senior vice president of corporate services. He joined CSX in 1989 following a distinguished career in government, including service as state secretary of transportation and later as chief of staff for the Governor of Virginia. Fogarty has held a series of senior positions at CSX, including president of CSX/Sea-Land Logistics and chief financial officer and senior vice president of finance and planning at Sea-Land Services, CSX''s former container shipping unit. He currently serves as the board chairman of the National Defense Transportation Association.

Panalpina named Bruce Spear senior vice president of business development for its North America region. Spear has more than 12 years'' experience in the transportation and logistics industry and most recently was a partner at Fenix Partners, a Chicago-based management consulting firm. He previously held senior positions with Banc of America Securities and Deutsche Banc Alex Brown.

FedEx Freight East promoted Larry C. Miller from vice president of customer center operations to senior vice president. Miller will assume new responsibilities in the areas of equipment maintenance, claims prevention, and other strategic initiatives, in addition to his oversight of the company''s operations and line haul network. A 32-year veteran of the transportation industry, Miller joined FedEx Freight in 1995 as a terminal manager and was promoted to regional vice president of operations and to vice president of division operations.

Ed Miller is the new motor carrier policy officer at the Maryland Department of Transportation. Miller, a 30-year trucking industry veteran, comes to MDOT with management and ownership experience in many aspects of the trucking industry, including flatbed, van, reefer, specialized, and transportation brokerage.

The Canadian Pacific Railway promoted Fred Green, a 25-year veteran of the railroad, to executive vice president of operations and marketing, giving him oversight responsibility for all aspects of CPR''s business. Green joined Canadian Pacific in 1978 and was most recently senior vice president for marketing and sales.

Vexure, the parent of intermodal services provider TRT Carriers, promoted Mike Liantonio to senior vice president of operations. Liantonio joined the company in 2002 as general manager of TRT Carriers and was responsible for Stonier Transportation Group. Radojka "Rada" Kovilic, a 20-year sales and marketing veteran, was appointed strategic account executive in the Stonier Transportation Group. Prior to joining the company, Kovilic was vice president of sales for Graphic Communications and before that she held key sales and management positions with Abitibi-Consolidated, Century Graphics and St. Mary''s Paper Sales. She was also a co-partner and accountant with Jenkins, Kovilic and Associates.

Steven R. Blust, chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission, was named 2004 Person of the Year by the New York/New Jersey Foreign Freight Forwarders and Brokers Association. The award will be presented during the group''s 87th annual dinner on Jan. 28. Blust, a 31-year veteran of the international transportation industry, has held the position of president and CEO of Tampa Bay International Terminals and previously held executive positions with Lykes Brothers Steamship Co., the Jacksonville Port Authority and Crowley Delta Lines. Blust was nominated by President Bush to a five-year term on the FMC, which he began in August 2002.

Watkins Motor Lines promoted Bob Kruse to district sales manager for its Pacific Southwest sales district in San Bernardino, Calif. Dick Carraher, a 30-year plus transportation industry veteran, joined Watkins as an account executive in Schaumburg, Ill. Also joining is Douglas Brown as an account executive in Meriden, Conn.