Dunford And Wilkins Get New Management Posts At CDI Marine Company

Paul I. Beining, president of CDI Marine Company, Jacksonville, Fla., has announced an important change in executive management of the company. James M. Dunford, who had been executive vice president, has assumed the position of assistant to the president, and Dr. James R. Wilkins Jr. will succeed him as executive vice president.

As assistant to the president, Mr. Dunford will be responsible for special assignments, overall reviews of operations, and longrange planning and development.

During the past seven years, he has been instrumental in guiding the progression of CDI Marine Company from one office with a staff of 40 in 1973 to the present 10 offices with over 700 employees. Dr. Wilkins, as top operational manager of CDI Marine, will become responsible for the day-today operations and guidance of the 10 offices. He joined CDI Marine in 1977 as chief engineer, and has been involved significantly in the overall operation of the company.

CDI Marine Company, a major division of CDI Corporation of Philadelphia, is a prominent supplier of naval architectural and marine engineering services to commercial and naval shipyards and to their supporting industries.

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