(JACKSONVILLE, FLA., May 22, 2000) Crowley Liner Services ~ Latin America has appointed Jose (Pepe) Chirinos to the position of Director, Sales, Latin America Trade. In his new position, Chirinos supervises the Gulf and Midwest Sales territories. Van Grundmann, Corporate Account Executive, New Orleans, and David King, Senior Account Executive, Chicago, report to Chirinos.
Chirinos joined Crowley more than 20 years ago, and has held several key positions in the Sales organization, most recently as Director of Crowleys Caribbean and Puerto Rico Services. Prior to that, he fulfilled an eight-year assignment as Regional Sales Manager in Miami, where he spearheaded Crowleys market growth in South Florida.
Pepe brings extensive experience and knowledge in the sales arena and in the Central America market, said Charlie Dominguez, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Crowley Liner Services ~ Latin America. He is a valuable team player and is a strong resource for our customers in the Latin America trade.
Chirinos holds a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Thomas University, Miami, and is currently enrolled in the International MBA program at Nova University. He will continue to be based in the Miami office.
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Crowley Liner Services provides cargo common carrier services between Canada, the United States, and Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, Central America, Panama, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Venezuela and Colombia. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Oakland-based Crowley Maritime Corp., founded in 1892.
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