Designers & Planners Sold—Names Four To Top M a n a g e m e n t Posts
Designers & Planners, Inc., was purchased recently by Seatech Industries, Inc. from Todd Shipyards Corporation. The new Board of Directors of the firm has named Feridun K. Serim, Wolfgang Reuter, and Monroe Levy as the new senior controlling officers. Mr. Serim becomes president and Mr. Reuter executive vice president; Mr. Levy, one of the original founders of D&P in 1953, continues on as vice president in charge of the Galveston operations.
John A. Malagraph has been named corporate treasurer, and William Mancini was promoted to the position of technical director of New York operations. Wallace Hogan continues in the capacity of assistant vice president, and will assist Mr. Levy in the operations of the Galveston office.
Roth Mr. Serim and Mr. Reuter will operate out of the D&P office in Arlington, Va. Prior to joining D&P, Mr. Serim held various positions with M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., including vice president and technical director; vice president and manager, Basic Ship Design Division; and vice president and manager of the Washington area branch. Until his recent appointment at D&P, Mr. Reuter served as the director of the Naval Architecture Division of the Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, D.C. At the Advanced Marine Technical Division of Litton Industries, he worked on the design of the new Pascagoula shipyard in connection with the design of the FDL ship.
Mr. Malagraph joined D&P in 1969 as chief accountant. In 1975 he was promoted to assistant treasurer of the firm. Prior to joining D&P, Mr. Malagraph was controller and office manager, from 1966 to 1969, for the DeLong Corporation.