Charles Gittens Named President of SEACOR Island Lines
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SEACOR Island Lines (“Island Lines” or the “Company”), a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) (“SEACOR”), today announced the appointment of Charles Gittens as President and Chief Commercial Officer effective October 21, 2019.
Mr. Gittens joins Island Lines with over 15 years’ experience dedicated to servicing customers with freight and logistics solutions connecting the U.S, Bahamas, Caribbean, and Latin America. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Gittens served as Head of Eastern Caribbean, LCL Sales and Operations at King Ocean Services.
In welcoming Charles Gittens to the team, Daniel Thorogood, CEO of Island Lines, commented: “We are excited to welcome Charles to the Island Lines leadership team. He brings exceptional capabilities that are rooted in putting the customer first. His broad industry knowledge, on-the-ground regional experience, and desire to grow our service offerings will no doubt benefit our organization and our partners.”
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About Island Lines
SEACOR Island Lines provides liner, short-sea, and project cargo transportation and logistics solutions to and from ports in the Southeastern United States, the Caribbean, and the Bahamas as well as ‘door-to-door’ solutions for customers.
About SEACOR Holdings
SEACOR Holdings Inc. is a diversified holding company with interests in domestic and international transportation and logistics, crisis and emergency management, and clean fuel and power solutions. SEACOR is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol CKH.
Certain statements discussed in this release as well as in other reports, materials and oral statements that the Company releases from time to time to the public constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Generally, words such as “anticipate,” “estimate,” “expect,” “project,” “intend,” “believe,” “plan,” “target,” “forecast” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements concern management’s expectations, strategic objectives, business prospects, anticipated economic performance and financial condition and other similar matters. Forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain and subject to a variety of assumptions, risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated or expected by management of the Company. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual events or results may differ significantly from these statements. Actual events or results are subject to significant known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors, including, but not limited to, risks relating to future actions, new projects, strategies, future performance and the outcome of contingencies such as future financial results, as well as the risks discussed in Item 1A. (Risk Factors) of the Company’s Annual report on Form 10-K and other reports filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Given these risk factors, investors and analysts should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of the document in which they are made. These statements constitute the Company’s cautionary statements under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
For additional information, contact SEACOR at (954) 523-2200 or visit SEACOR’s website at www.seacorholdings.com.Source: SEACOR Holdings Inc.
Released October 30, 2019