MAY 21, 2014 — Foss Maritime reports that Carl Smith has recently joined the company as the Director of Sales and Marketing for its Fleet Services Division based out of Seattle. He will be reporting to Mike Magill, Vice President of Fleet Services.
Previously employed by Alaska Ship and Dry Dock (ASD), Mr. Smith was part of the ASD Management Team for 18 years. Early in his career, his responsibilities at ASD included Management of Production and Operations and, prior to joining Foss, he served as Director of Marketing.
"Carl's extensive industry experience and relationships will be a key asset in growing our business at both of our shipyards in Seattle, Washington and Rainier, Oregon," Mr. Magill said.
Mr. Smith is a mechanical engineer and prior to pursuing opportunities in the marine industry, he designed and constructed industrial facilities primarily in support of the forest products processing industry. Originally from Northern California, Mr, Smith lived in Alaska for nearly 30 years and welcomes the change to life in the Pacific Northwest.