MOL Liner Ltd. has announced that Richard “Dick” Craig has been promoted to President and CEO of MOL (America) Inc. effective June 24, 2014. He has 34 years of experience in the container shipping industry including over 11 years with MOL.
MOL Liner Ltd.’s President & Chief Executive Officer Toshiya Konishi said, “Dick was instrumental in bringing MOL (America) Inc. up to one of the most efficient and productive organizations within MOL Liner in the last 10-plus years. I believe Dick is ideally suited to continue to drive the company forward, build on its potential and realize its intrinsic value in order to accomplish and exceed our goals under the MOL Group’s “STEER FOR 2020” mid-term management plan.”
Craig, currently the executive vice president, sales and operations of MOL (America) Inc., joined MOL (America) Inc. in April 2003. He earned his undergraduate economics degree from the University of Illinois and an MBA in transportation and finance from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. After completing his MBA, he joined Southern Pacific for two years, and then spent 22 years with American President Lines where he held key management positions in Oakland as well as Hong Kong and Singapore.