(Jacksonville, Fla.; Feb. 15, 2005) – Crowley announced today that Rob Clapp has been promoted from director to vice president of pricing and yield management for the company’s Latin America liner services group. He will continue to remain domiciled in Jacksonville and report to John Hourihan, senior vice president and general manager, Latin America.
“Rob has done an excellent job managing our pricing and yield management strategies,” Hourihan said. “He has years of experience and always exhibits a commitment to excel with his team as well as to serve the needs of our customers.”
Clapp joined Crowley in 1988 in the corporate accounting department and has held positions of increasing responsibility with Jacksonville-based liner subsidiary, Crowley Liner Services, including manager of management reporting and manager of strategic planning. In 1999, he assumed the position of director of finance for Latin America, and in Feb. 2004, transferred to director of pricing for that group.
Prior to coming to work for Crowley, Clapp worked for George Washington Corporation as a staff accountant. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, with a major in accounting, from Jacksonville University.
Crowley Liner Services, headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., is a subsidiary of Oakland-based Crowley Maritime Corporation and is part of its liner segment. The corporation, founded in 1892, is primarily family- and employee-owned, and is engaged in worldwide logistics, liner services, contract towing and transportation, energy support services, ship assist and escort services, vessel management and petroleum and chemical marine transport. Additional information about Crowley, its subsidiaries and business units may be found on the Internet at www.crowley.com.
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