Barker Named Interlake President

Friday, April 27, 2007
The Board of Directors of The Interlake Steamship Company announced that Mark W. Barker has been elected President. He succeeds James R. Barker, who will remain as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mark Barker has most recently been Interlake’s Vice President and Treasurer. He has also served as Interlake’s Director of Engineering, Assistant Vice President, and Fleet Engineer. Previously, he held assistant engineer positions aboard several Interlake ships. A graduate of the State University of New York at Fort Schuyler, he received his M.B.A. from the Case Weatherhead School of Management, Cleveland, OH.

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