Ryan-Walsh Appoints John McCarron Jr. Chief Executive Officer
Ryan-Walsh Stevedoring Company, Inc. has announced the appointment of John L. McCarron Jr. as chief executive officer.
Ryan-Walsh chairman E.B. Peebles Jr., described Mr. McCarron's appointment as a continuation of the succession procedure which began last fall with Mr. McCarron's selection as president. He becomes only the eighth chief executive officer in Ryan- Walsh's 119-year history.
For the past 14 years Mr.
McCarron has served in a succession of executive capacities, leading to his selection as president last fall. He is a member of several professional, trade and civic organizations. He is a director and past president of the National Association of Stevedores, serves as chairman of the Port and Waterways Committee of the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, and is also a member of the Mobile Propeller and Traffic and Transportation Clubs.