CMA CGM (America) LLC New Appointees

Thursday, April 30, 2009

CMA CGM (America) LLC announced today that Mj Dornford has been named Vice President, Marketing.  In her new role, Dornford will be responsible for managing market analytics and reporting, as well as overseeing public relations, marketing and communications.

Dornford brings over twenty years of successful experience to the position, most recently serving as Regional Vice President Sales, West Coast for CMA CGM (America) LLC in Long Beach, California.  Prior to joining CMA CGM, she held progressively responsible positions in global logistics management and sales management with industry leaders such as Maersk Line, and Neptune Orient Lines (NOL). She will be based in the company’s Norfolk, Virginia office, and will report to John Driscoll, Senior Vice President, USA Commercial.

CMA CGM (America) also announced that Nick Fafoutis has joined the company as Regional Vice President Sales, West Coast.  In his position, Nick will be responsible for managing the entire Western U.S. sales organization, and will work to increase the company’s commercial reach on the West Coast, and strengthen the organization’s position in the Transpacific Eastbound and temperature-controlled cargo market segments.

Fafoutis brings over eighteen years of industry experience to his role, most recently working as Senior Director, North American Branches with Damco, a global freight forwarder in Madison, New Jersey.  He has also spent time in senior level commercial and management roles with P&O Nedloyd, and Blue Star Line. Fafoutis received his Bachelor’s degree in real estate finance from the University of Southern California, and his MBA in management information systems from California State University, Long Beach.  He will be based in the company’s Long Beach, California office, and will report to Doug Ceva, Vice President, USA Sales.

CMA CGM (America) has also promoted Terry Grange to Senior Director, eCommerce.  As such, she will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s eCommerce initiatives, including the marketing and implementation of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) capabilities through INTTRA, offering customers the automatic exchange of information throughout the entire life cycle of their shipments. Grange brings a wealth of experience to her new role, having served most recently as Director of Marketing for CMA CGM (America) LLC.  Prior to joining the company, she held progressively responsible management roles in sales, marketing and eCommerce with APL and Sea-Land Service, Inc. A graduate of the University of San Francisco, Terry holds a Bachelor’s degree in English.  She will continue to be based in the company’s Norfolk, Virginia office, and will report to John Driscoll, Senior Vice President, USA Commercial.


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