W&O Supply Appoints Two

Monday, February 07, 2005
W&O Supply, a supplier of marine valves, pipes, fittings and valve automation services, hired Jim Baur as general manager of the Automation Division. Working in conjunction with W&O Supply’s subsidiary, Valve Automation & Control, Jim will be responsible for launching and overseeing the company’s automation expertise to a nationwide audience.

“Jim is a valuable addition to our team, especially in our initiative of expanding and promoting our valve automation capabilities across the country,” said David Turner, W&O Supply’s President and CEO. “W&O supply has successfully performed extensive valve automation systems for major shipyards, and we look forward to having Jim take a leading role in advancing digital control technology in our customer’s vessels.”

Prior to joining W&O Supply, Baur was vice president of Marine for Wartsila North America.

W&O Supply also hired Jenny Brandies as the new director of material management. In this role, Brandies will manage the purchase and distribution of materials for W&O Supply’s customers and its 13 warehouses across the country.

Brandies will oversee the materials management department, which plans and distributes approximately 30,000 skus utilizing a central distribution center in Jacksonville. W&O Supply also manages a warehouse in Antwerp, Belgium to support material planning and distribution for its European vendors and customers.

Brandies was a solutions development manager for several years with TNT Logistics, working extensively with BMW in both their manufacturing and aftermarket parts distribution business. Her work with BMW was primarily in the supply chain management area, where she was responsible for implementing material planning, parts distribution and transportation management solutions.

Maritime Reporter November 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

EGAS Tenders for as many as 48 LNG Cargoes

Egypt's state-owned gas company EGAS has tendered to buy at least 48 cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for delivery in 2015/16, three traders said. A senior

Damen Shipyards Galati wins Dutch Romanian Award

Damen Shipyards Galati has been presented with the Dutch Romanian Business Award for its Corporate Social Responsibility plan, particularly the Group’s community investment initiatives.

Lowrance Renews Insight Genesis College Cup

Lowrance®, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957— announced today the renewal of its Insight Genesis™ College Cup. In its second year, the

Legal

US Shippers, West Coast Dockworkers Union Resume Contract Talks

Negotiators for shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 U.S. West Coast ports resumed contract talks with the union for dockworkers on Thursday, as cargo backups continued at the ports,

Report: Dire Conditions in Indian Shipbreaking Yards

Report by Indian research institute reveals poor enforcement of occupational health and safety provisions   The working and living conditions at the shipbreaking yards of Alang,

Italian Shipbuilder Pleads Guilty to Environmental Crimes

An Italian shipping firm based in Genoa, Italy, pleaded guilty to violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships by falsifying required ships’ documents to hide

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Repair Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.4005 sec (2 req/sec)