LTV Names W.J. Amoss Group Vice President

W. James Amoss Jr., president and chief executive officer of Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc., New Orleans, La., has been elected to the additional post of group vice president of The LTV Corporation, Dallas, Texas. Lykes Bros. Steamship is an LTV subsidiary. Mr. Amoss, who has been an LTV vice president, succeeds Joseph T. Lykes Jr., who retired as chief executive officer of Lykes Bros. Steamship at year-end 1981. Mr. Lykes continues as a director of The LTV Corporation.

Mr. Amoss began his career with Lykes in 1947 serving in various international operations posts. In 1963, he was named a vice president at Lykes, and in 1973 was elected president and chief operating officer.

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