(Jacksonville, Fla.; March 24, 2008) – Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that Bryan Lee has been promoted to vice president of human resources. In his new position, Lee is responsible for enterprise-wide human resources functions including employee relations, staffing services, HR programs and compensation and benefits for both stateside and international employees. Joining his existing direct reports in Jacksonville and Seattle are Zoraida Jirau, director, HR programs, Niel Nielsen, director, compensation and benefits, and Loyda Rivera, director, international HR.
Lee joined Crowley in 2000 as a human resources manager in Jacksonville and was promoted to director in 2003. Before his move to Crowley, Lee held positions of increasing responsibility within human resources in both the technology and telecommunications sectors. In his new position, Lee will remain domiciled in Jacksonville, reporting to Susan Rodgers, senior vice president of corporate services.
“Bryan is well respected within Crowley and has demonstrated leadership skills to build and sustain one of the most talented employee populations in our industry,” Rodgers said. “Since ‘our people’ is one of our core values, Bryan and his team will continue to play a significant role in the creating the kind of workplace that recognizes, rewards and retains the best talent and makes Crowley a great place to work.”
Lee holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland in College Park, and an MBA from Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Fla.
Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime Corporation, founded in San Francisco in 1892, is a privately held family and employee-owned company that provides diversified transportation and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of five operating lines of business: Liner Services; Logistics Services; Petroleum Services, Marine Services and Technical 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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