Bob Fitzgerald, founder of Bunkerfuels, will join OceanConnect's senior management team
, effective April 15, 2002.
Fitzgerald, who founded Bunkerfuels Corporation in 1978 and quickly led it to a world leadership position, sold the company in 1999, when Bunkerfuels handled over 10 million tons of marine fuel inquiries and closed approximately 6.5 million tons from office locations in the United States, Korea, England and Brazil. Fitzgerald's experience also includes 11 years of service in Chevron's production, drilling and bunker divisions and eight years as manager of the bunker department for ship charterer Charles
R. Weber Company.