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STTAS names Romano deputy COO

   Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services (STTAS) said Gianluca Romano, senior vice president, will take on the additional role of deputy chief operating officer. 
   In this new position, Romano will supervise the STTAS information technology group and share management responsibility for all STTAS commercial operations with Alfred J. D’Amico, the firm’s COO and executive vice president for commercial and advisory services.
   Romano has expanded the firm’s overseas presence by establishing new offices in Mexico, Brazil, the European Union and Argentina.
   “Our appointment of Gianluca to this new position assures that his global experience and dynamic vision will play a leading role in the continuing growth of STTAS,” said STTAS Chief Executive Officer and President Robert P. Schaffer, in a statement. “His years of experience in customs processes, procedures and issues in North America, Latin America, Asia and Europe will continue to assure that STTAS has global solutions for global companies.”
   STTAS provides customs and international trade advisory services to the public and private sectors.