The Ports of Indiana named Rick Heimann Port Director for the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor effective January 16.
Heimann recently served as Sourcing Manager, specializing in rail and water transportation, for ArcelorMittal USA in East Chicago.
“The opportunity to lead the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor is an exciting endeavor,” said Heimann. “The customer base, the synergies they provide and logistical capabilities of the port, including access to rail, water and roads provides anyone using the port a strong competitive advantage.”
Prior to joining ArcelorMittal USA, Heimann served as Transportation Manager for AK Steel and Sales Manager for barge line, The Ohio River Co. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from St. Joseph’s College and a master’s degree from Xavier University, also in business administration. Heimann and his wife, Debbie, live in Schererville, Indiana.