APL Names Hubbard Senior VP Operations
William B. Hubbard, former Sea-Land Service, Inc., executive, has been appointed to the newly created position of senior v i c e p r e s i d e n t - o p e r a t i o n s for American President Lines. Announcement of the appointment was made by D.L. Commons, chief executive officer of APL and president of Natomas Company, controlling' parent of APL.
Mr. Hubbard will have overall r e s p o n s i b i l i t y worldwide for American President Lines' marine and terminal operations, engineering- and equipment maintenance.
The appointment of Mr.
Hubbard, said Mr. Commons, strengthens the APL management and places more emphasis on increasing the operational efficiency of the company.
Mr. Hubbard's appointment is effective immediately following more than 22 years of service with Sea-Land, Inc., where his diversified career spanned from sales representative to vice president and general manager, Mediterranean Division. For the past year, he served as vice president and general manager of Industrial Opportunity Incorporated, a McLean Industries company and corporate affiliate of Sea-Land. He is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy with a B.S. degree in marine transportation.
Mr. Hubbard will be located at American President Lines' headquarter offices, 1950 Franklin Street, Oakland, Calif. 94612.