Chick And Davie Named Regional Sales Managers For Gdynia America Line
As part of its continuing expansion of services related to arrival of new 22,000-dwt container- RO/RO vessels, Gerald W. Chick has joined Gdynia America Line, Inc., New York, general agents for Polish Ocean Lines (POL), as manager of sales in the metropolitan New York region. Ronald G. Davie, who joined Gdynia a year ago, has been appointed regional sales manager for New Jersey. Both men will report to William T. Pierce, vice president, sales and marketing.
The announcements were made by Donald D'Agostino, Gdynia's executive vice president, who also reported that the first of POL's four new ships is scheduled to enter the Atlantic-Eastern Canada service to Continental Europe in May. On March 3, POL inaugurated direct regular service from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Rotterdam, A n t w e r p , Bremen, B r e m e r h a v e n , Hamburg, and Gdynia, and will place two additional c o n t a i n e r / b r e a k b u lk ships in this service.
For five years prior to joining Gdynia, Mr. Chick had been in sales management with ITT Ship Agencies, Inc., New York, general agents for Y.S. Line. Previously he had been a sales representative for American President Lines, and was for 16 years a representative for United States Lines, including six years as sales manager f o r southern Japan. Most recently he had served as consultant to ORFAC Trucking Co., Port Newark, N.J.