FEBRUARY 7, 2012 — Crowley Maritime Corporation's marine salvage and wreck removal company Titan Salvage, based out of Pompano Beach, FL, has named Michael G. Johnson its new vice president of business strategy and process.
Mr. Johnson will report to Titan's Managing Director Rich Habib, and will be based in the company's Houston office.
In his new role, Mr. Johnson will be responsible for assisting with the administration and running of Titan, focusing on strategic issues to help further grow the business.
"It is very exciting for us to have Michael on our team, especially during a time of continued growth and international expansion in our company," said Mr. Habib. "Michael's extensive background in project management and the industry, including past collaborations with Titan in major international projects, makes him the perfect fit for the role."
Prior to joining Titan, Johnson served as vice president of project management for solutions, Crowley's Project Management Organization (PMOrg), which he helped form in 2011. In that position, he successfully managed domestic and international projects for oil & gas developments, heavy lift transportation, and marine construction.
Before joining the Crowley family of companies, Mr.Johnson, who has more than 16 years of experience in the offshore and maritime industries, worked as an independent marine contractor where he provided marine engineering, project management, marine construction management and marine assurance services to clients such as BP Exploration and Parker Drilling. He started his career in engineering and project management in the offshore drilling industry at Diamond Offshore and then Santa Fe Drilling.
Mr. Johnson is a graduate of Texas A&M University at Galveston, earning a bachelor's of science in marine engineering and a USCG Merchant Marine Officer license as a third assistant engineer for motor and steam unlimited tonnage.