AAPA Names Nagle President And CEO
The American Association of Port Authorities AAPA has named its former senior vice president, Kurt J . Nagle, as its new president and CEO. Mr. Nagle succeeds Erik Stromberg, who recently resigned to head the North Carolina State Ports Authority.
Mr. Nagle joined AAPA in 1985 as director of membership services, and in 1989, became senior vice president, where his responsibilities encompassed directing t he AAPA's administrative functions, planning and conducting the two annual meetings plus a series of education and training programs, and overseeing general membership services and publication of the annual directory.
The AAPA was founded in 1912 and represents 132 public port authorities in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, and Latin America. The association supports environmentally responsible port development and operations, provides industry research and analysis, and expands public awareness of the ports' roles in trade, transportation and national security.