Garrido elected president of salvage group
The American Salvage Association has picked Maurico Garrido to serve as president from 2009 to 2011.
Garrido is vice president of salvage and emergency response for Houston-based Bisso Marine Co.
Also, Tim Beaver, chief executive officer of Global Diving & Salvage in Seattle, was elected vice president of the association; and Paul Hawkins, vice president of operations for Alexandria, Va.-based Donjon Marine, will serve a secretary and treasurer.
The American Salvage Association promotes professionalism and improving marine casualty response in the nation’s coastal and inland waters.