MAY 1, 2013 — Great Lakes ship operator Rand Logistics, Inc. (Nasdaq:RLOG) has hired Robert (Bob) Bezan as Vice President of Planning & Analysis at its subsidiary, Lower Lakes Towing Ltd. This new position was created in response to recent fleet expansions and capitalize on future growth opportunities. In this role, Mr. Bezan will be responsible for all operational planning and analysis activities for the company.
Mr. Bezan has spent the last 14 years at Algoma Central Corporation and Seaway Marine Transport serving in similar capacities.
Scott Bravener, the President of Lower Lakes, commented "We are very pleased to add an executive with Bob's level of Great Lakes experience to our senior management team. In this newly created role, Bob will be primarily focused on refining our existing performance metrics and monitoring fleet data to optimize our asset utilization and contract performance. This will enhance the earnings potential of our vessels."