Great Lakes Towing Company Leadership Changes

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Joseph Starck Jr. will take over as President of Great Lakes Towing Company.  Starck joined the towing company in 1991 and was most recently its Vice President – Engineering.  Since April 2009, he has also been President of the company’s shipyard division, which operates under the name Great Lakes Shipyard.  Starck has been successfully leading all new construction and repair contracts for the company's Shipyard business, and will now be responsible for all of the towing company’s tugboat and shipyard activities on the Great Lakes.  Starck is a graduate of the State University of New York Maritime College, and has an MBA from Case Western Reserve University.

George Sogor was named Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer.  Sogor has been with the Great Lakes Towing Company for nearly 25 years, most recently serving as Senior Vice President – Finance and Administration.  During his tenure, Sogor has successfully prepared and managed many complex financings for the company and its related business units.  He is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University, has an MBA from John Carroll University, and is a CPA.

Ronald Rasmus, who has been President of The Great Lakes Towing Company since 1983, will move to the position of Chairman.  He will continue to serve as President of The Great Lakes Group, Inc. as well.  Rasmus graduated from the State University of New York Maritime College and while on active duty in the Navy attended the Naval Postgraduate School and later George Washington University.  He served as an officer on both merchant and naval vessels and retired from the U.S. Naval Reserve with the rank of Captain.  This year Mr. Rasmus celebrated his 50th year in the marine transportation business.

Maritime Reporter February 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

ThyssenKrupp Says Submarines Part of Growth Story

Germany's Thyssenkrupp sees its submarine business as making an important contribution to its growth targets, the head of its Industrial Solutions business area said on Tuesday.

Two Newbuilds Delivered to Star Bulk

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. took delivery on February 27 of M/V Honey Badger (ex HN NE 164) and M/V Wolverine (ex HN NE 165), two 61,000 dwt Ultramax bulk carriers

Brazil Truck Strike Diminishes

Some truck drivers in Brazil continued blocking roads on Tuesday, slowing grains deliveries to southern ports, even as adherence to the strike diminished and a

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair
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: 0.3050 sec (3 req/sec)