(Jacksonville, Fla.; Feb. 16, 2006) – Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that Jay Brickman has been named vice president of government services. In this role, he will manage the marketing, sales, and customer relations for the company’s government services business across all service lines. Brickman will continue to be domiciled in the company’s Miami, Fla., office and report to John Hourihan, senior vice president and general manager, Latin America services. Ed Fortunato will continue to serve as vice president of government business development in Washington, DC, and will report to Brickman.
In addition to his new role, Brickman will continue to serve as vice president of the company’s Cuba liner service.
Brickman began his career with Crowley over 30 years ago and has served in varying capacities including director, market development; director, Caribbean/Latin America services; Venezuela joint venture manager; director, administration and terminal operations; director, international sales; general manager in New Orleans; vice president, Caribbean Division; vice president, marketing/pricing; vice president, Mexico, Colombia and Venezuela services and general manager of Dominican Republic/Haiti and Cuba services.
“Jay’s many years of service to Crowley and his broad background in our different operations makes him ideally suited to assist our government customers,” Hourihan said. “We have provided services to the government for many years, and Jay and Ed working together will help us identify new opportunities and offer solutions to individuals and agencies in this important market segment.”
Oakland-based Crowley Maritime Corporation, founded in 1892, is primarily a family and employee-owned company that provides diversified transportation and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of four operating lines of business: Liner Services, Logistics Services, Petroleum Services and Marine Services. Other services provided within these business lines include contract towing and transportation; ship assist and escort; energy support; salvage and emergency response; vessel management, 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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