Gerald Snyder, formerly Emergency Response Coordinator at Detroit-based Marine Pollution Control Corp. (MPC), has been promoted to manager of operations. In his new position, Snyder will manage daily scheduling and operations for MPC’s Detroit office, and will assume additional responsibilities including assisting with assessments of human resource requirements and new equipment procurement planning, streamlining of operations functions, and related business activities. Snyder joined MPC as an environmental technician in 1994. During his career at MPC, he has participated in numerous high-profile environmental response efforts under adverse coniditons, and has served as the response manager in many of these events. “Since Gerry joined in the spring of 1994, he has steadily risen to become one of our most reliable and effective supervisors. It is a real pleasure for me to be able to promote Gerry to this key position within the Operations Group.” Said Charles Usher, executive vice president of MPC.