Jaxport Names Schleicher Interim CEO

Jaxport Names Schleicher Interim CEO

Roy Schleicher, Jaxport's interim CEO.

The Jacksonville Port Authority’s board of directors today unanimously named Roy Schleicher as interim CEO, filling the vacancy created by the departure of A. Paul Anderson. The board also began the process for hiring an executive search firm to identify candidates to fill the role permanently.

Schleicher has more than 40 years of experience in the maritime industry. He has served as Jaxport’s executive vice president since 2011, following 10 years leading the port’s international cargo marketing efforts.