Horizon Lines names Raymond chairman
The Jones Act carrier Horizon Lines has named Charles 'Chuck' Raymond chairman.
Raymond has been president and chief executive officer since 2003, and also headed the Horizon predecessor companies CSX Lines and Sea-Land Service Domestic Shipping between 1999 and 2003. He was a senior executive with Sea-Land for five years prior to Sea-Land's international services being acquired by Maersk Line in 1999.
'I am deeply honored by the Horizon Lines Board of Directors' vote of confidence in electing me Chairman,' said Chuck Raymond. 'I look forward to working with my fellow Board members and my 1,889 fellow associates at Horizon Lines to continue the string of successes that we have achieved together during our seven-year existence.'