Crowley announced that Joel Klenck has been promoted to vice president, ship assist and escort services, a part of Crowley's marine services segment, with overall responsibility for managing the company's growing tug services business from Southern California to Alaska. In his new position, Klenck will relocate from Jacksonville to Seattle and will report to John Douglass, senior vice president and general manager of Crowley's marine services segment. Klenck began his career with Crowley as a marketing analyst for the company's Puerto Rico and Caribbean liner services group in February 1999. In a series of subsequent promotions Klenck was appointed to vice president of pricing and yield management for the group. Most recently he has served as vice president of Crowley's Caribbean and Bahamas liner service.