June 6, 2008
Horizon Lines names new senior VP and General Manager for Puerto Rico services
Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ) today named Jacob M. Wegrzyn Senior Vice President and General Manager of its Puerto Rico services division. The position reports to John V. Keenan, President and Chief Operating Officer of Horizon Lines, LLC.
Mr. Wegrzyn will join the company effective June 23, 2008.
Mr. Wegrzyn will have primary responsibility for operational, sales and strategic activities related to the Puerto Rico market. He joins Horizon Lines with over 18 years experience in the transportation and distribution industry in Puerto Rico. Most recently he served as Vice President, Puerto Rico and Caribbean Service, for New Penn Motor Express, domiciled in Bo Amelia, Puerto Rico. He has lived on the island of Puerto Rico for more than 30 years and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University in New Haven, CT.
"Jacob brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Puerto Rico market and will be a tremendous asset to our team," said Charles G. (Chuck) Raymond, Chairman, President and CEO of Horizon Lines, Inc., the liner operating company's parent group.
John Keenan said, "We are excited to bring Jacob aboard. His passion for serving the customer has earned him the respect of his peers, customers and partners. That dedication to service is a core value here at Horizon Lines."