APRIL 14, 2015 — Great Lakes bulk vessel operator Rand Logistics, Inc. (Nasdaq:RLOG) has appointed Nassry G. Zamora to the newly created position of Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. He will oversee all aspects of human resources and internal communications. The company says the appointment is part of a strategic business plan that includes an increased focus on employees to strengthen and grow the company.
Mr. Zamora brings a wealth of domestic and international HR leadership experience to Rand from both large and small companies including Exxon, Phelps Dodge International and Cytec Chemicals.
His maritime human resources experience includes several years with Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, the world's largest maritime shipping/logistics company which specializes in high and heavy and roll-on, roll-off cargo.
A native of Michigan, Mr. Zamora graduated from the University of Detroit and completed his graduate work at the University of Michigan.
"We are pleased to add an executive with Nassry's experience and capabilities to our management team," commented Ed Levy, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rand. "Besides adding depth to our management team, he will be instrumental in leading the development and management of our staffing and recruiting, talent and performance assessment, succession planning, employment progression/promotions, employee satisfaction and HR training and compliance."