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Worthington Compressors Names Hands President

The appointment of Geoffrey VV. Hands as president and chief operating officer of Worthington Compressors, Inc., Holyoke, Mass., effective January 1,1979, has been announced. Mr. Hands, presently president of Worthington-Turbodyne International, Inc.

 

Strategic Value Adding Purchasing

An effective purchasing strategy is at the core of successful purchasing departments. Strategies that offer total value to an organization should be the goal of all purchasing organizations. Purchasing professionals around the world are always

Homing in on Ships' Electrics

Power systems specialist Rolls-Royce now derives nearly $1.5 billion of total annual sales of $8.7 billion from the marine market, and an important element of its growth strategy in the marine domain is the development of its electrical capabilities, products and technology.

UPSCO Appoints George Geyer VPResource Mgmt/Admin

George W. Geyer has been appointed vice president of Resource Management and Administration of the Upper Peninsula Shipbuilding Company (UPSCO). UPSCO's facility in Ontonagon, Mich., specializes in the construction of tugs, barges, drydocks, and ships or other steel fabrication work.

Augsburger And Sylvester Promoted At Tenneco

The promotion of Larry A. Augsburger to vice president-administration was announced recently by Tenneco Oil Exploration and Production, a major operating unit of Tenneco Inc. John W. Sylvester Jr. was named to succeed Mr. Augsburger as director of employee relations.

Woodward Governor Forms International Operations Division

Woodward Governor Company's president, Mark Leum, announced that vice president Peter Gomm, former general manager of the company's Engine and Turbine Controls Division, has been appointed general manager of the company's newly formed International Operations Division.

Ogden Completes Sale Of Avondale Industries Common Stock

Ralph B. Ablon, chairman of Ogden Corporation, has announced that Ogden recently completed the sale of Avondale Industries, Inc. common stock to the Avondale Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), in accordance with the plan announced in July this year.

Hubbard And Roberts Named APL Directors

William B. Hubbard, senior vice president-operations of American President Lines, and John C. Roberts, vice president-corporate development of Natomas Company, have been elected directors of American President Lines. Mr. Hubbard, who has more than

Owen And Richards Named Managers At Honeywell

As part of an ongoing effort to strengthen its responsiveness to the offshore industry, Honeywell's Marine Systems Division has announced two new appointments in its offshore business. John D. Owen was recently named systems business manager. Mr.

Prudential Agrees To Sell South American Shipping Operations

A tentative agreement to sell all of its South American shipping operations for about $75 million was announced by Prudential Lines, Inc., a U.S.-flag ocean carrier. The purchaser would be Delta Steamship Lines, Inc., a subsidiary of Holiday Inns, Inc.

 
 
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