Cambridge Systematics names CFO and the Chamber of Marine Commerce appoints president, while West Calcasieu Port re-elects board officers and IBIA’s chief executive retires.
Cambridge Systematics has promoted Karen D. Nocito to chief financial officer. Nocito brings more than 25 years of experience to the position, serving as the firm’s controller for the last 19 years. Cambridge Systematics provides transportation planning and policy, analytics and modeling, and software solutions.
The Chamber of Marine Commerce has appointed Bruce R. Burrows president, effective Dec. 1. He has more than 35 years of government relations and business development experience in the freight transportation sector. Burrows started his career and worked for many years at Canadian Pacific. He was vice president and acting president and chief executive officer of the Rail Association of Canada from 2000 to 2013, and is currently senior associate at Ottawa-based TACTIX Government Relations and Public Affairs.
Joseph R. “Dick” Kennison, chairman and chief executive officer of Kennison Forest Products, has been recently re-elected president of the West Calcasieu Port in Sulphur, La., for a one-year term by the board of commissioners. The board also re-elected Wilmer Dugas vice president and Tim Dougherty secretary/treasurer.
Capt. Peter Hall, chief executive of the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA), has decided to retire. Before leading the association, he was chief executive officer and harbor master for the Port of Gibraltar.