Maersk Line North America has named Gordon Dorsey as Vice President of Global Contract Execution for U.S. Military and Government Cargo Services effective July 1, 2011. In his new role, he will be responsible for ensuring effective and efficient execution of U.S. Military and Government cargo business throughout the Maersk Line global organization. Mr. Dorsey has been the Regional Manager of North American Inland Operations since 2008. He joined Maersk in 2004 and previously held positions in Corporate Communications and Health, Safety and Environment Compliance for the organization. Prior to joining Maersk, he was a member of the management team at the Exelon Dresden Nuclear Power Station
and he completed a career in the U.S. Navy at the rank of Captain. In his Navy career, he was the Commanding Officer of two guided missile cruisers
, served on the Navy Staff in operations and strategy positions in the Pentagon and served various joint planning and policy positions at U.S. European Command. Mr. Dorsey will be based in Arlington, VA.
Craig L. Mygatt has been named as the new Regional Manager
of North American Inland Operations effective July 1, 2011. In his new role, he will be responsible for the procurement and execution of Maersk Line inland operation services in North America including inland intermodal services, dispatch operations, equipment control and the Maersk Domestic transportation service and responsible for the effectiveness and efficiency of inland service delivery, domestic cargo operations and equipment. Mr. Mygatt, who has been with Maersk since 1989, is a graduate of the University of Vermont and received a Graduate Executive Management degree from Columbia University. He was previously Senior Director of North America Trade and Marketing based in Madison, New Jersey. He has also held positions in Northeast Sales, Central America Services
, Pacific Services, New York Sales and Global Sales. Mr. Mygatt will be based in Charlotte, N.C.