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Crowley Names Roger King New Senior Corporate Safety Director

02/13/2012 05:08 pm

Addition Will Help Support and Promote the Company’s Continued Commitment to Safety

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(Jacksonville, Fla., February 13, 2012) – Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that Roger King has joined the company’s safety and learning group as senior corporate safety director. King will work out of the company’s Jacksonville, Fla. headquarters and report to Suz Michel, vice president, safety and learning.

In his role, King will oversee marine and terminal safety, quality, and regulatory training, as well as provide support for Crowley’s operations integrity group. He will focus on improving Crowley’s safety management system and support the company’s many business units.

“Roger brings a wealth of experience from working in this field within various industries,” said Michel. “We are confident that his knowledge and leadership will not only help enhance our corporate safety strategies, but also help us continue to set company-wide standards for protecting our most important asset, our people.” 

Prior to joining Crowley, King was a director at Pfizer, responsible for leading the environmental, health and safety, site services, facility and security operations for vaccine manufacturing, R&D and animal healthcare operations. King has also held several management positions in the heavy manufacturing, biotechnology and military defense technology industries. He earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in workforce education and development from Southern Illinois, a Master’s of Aerospace/Aeronautical Science in safety management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, and is working towards a PhD in organization and management from Capella University. 

Jacksonville-based Crowley Holdings Inc., a holding company of the 120-year-old Crowley Maritime Corporation, is a privately held family and employee-owned company. The company provides project solutions, transportation and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of six operating lines of business: Puerto Rico/Caribbean Liner Services, Latin America Liner Services, Logistics Services, Petroleum Services, Marine Services and Technical Services. Offered within these operating lines of business are: liner container shipping, logistics, contract towing and transportation; ship assist and escort; energy support; salvage and emergency response through its TITAN Salvage subsidiary; vessel management; vessel construction and naval architecture through its Jensen Maritime subsidiary; government services, and petroleum and chemical transportation, distribution and sales. Additional information about Crowley, its subsidiaries and business units may be found on the Internet at www.crowley.com.

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