(Jacksonville, Fla.; Feb. 14, 2006) – Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that Maureen Cunningham has been promoted to vice president of operations for the company’s Puerto Rico liner services group. In her new role, she is responsible for all aspects of Crowley’s land operation in Jacksonville, Fla., and Petty Island, N.J., including inland operations, trucking, cargo terminal and related operations, stevedoring, gate operations, safety and security. Additionally, Cunningham will maintain relationships with union officials, stewards, and employees through administration of company policies and agreements.
Cunningham began her career with Crowley in 1986 in the company’s former Cherry Hill, N.J., office as a member of the cargo services department before moving to Jacksonville in 1993. She has held positions of increasing responsibility including her most recent role as director of inland operations. Cunningham will report to Rob Grune, senior vice president and general manager, Puerto Rico/Caribbean services.
“I’m pleased to have Maureen moving into this position,” Grune said. “She has been a valued member of the Crowley team for 20 years and is uniquely qualified for this role. Her extensive background in intermodal operations will allow us to continue to improve efficiencies and implement new operating systems to ensure that Crowley remains the industry leader in the markets we serve. In addition, her leadership and dedication will help us move ahead with developing new opportunities for our liner services group.”
Oakland-based Crowley Maritime Corporation, founded in 1892, is primarily a family and employee-owned company that provides diversified transportation and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of four operating lines of business: Liner Services, Logistics Services, Petroleum Services and Marine Services. Other services provided within these business lines include contract towing and transportation; ship assist and escort; energy support; salvage and emergency response; vessel management, and petroleum and chemical transportation, distribution and sales. Additional information about Crowley its subsidiaries and business units may be found on the Internet at www.crowley.com.
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