Foss Maritime Strengthens Focus on Health, Safety & Environment with New Hire, and Promotes Two Executives
Congratulations to Susan Hayman, Dave Hill, and Foss
SEATTLE, May 30, 2006 – Susan Hayman is the first person to hold the position of vice president for health, safety and environment at 117-year-old Foss Maritime. Dave Hill, former director of international freight services for APL Logistics in Seattle, has been appointed vice president of sales and marketing. Toby Holmes has been promoted to director of marketing.
Ms. Hayman is a 1980 graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. Her career includes seagoing work for Exxon Shipping as well as railroad experience for CSX. She also served in domestic and international positions with American President Lines where she became operations vice president for Europe, area manager for Central Europe and global vice president for port and container security. After being called to active duty in the United States Navy in 2002, Ms. Hayman returned to APL as global vice president for environmental affairs.
As vice president of sales & marketing at Foss, Dave Hill takes on responsibility for all of Foss Maritimes Harbor Services’ sales strategies, brand marketing, pricing, policies and procedures. Formerly the director of international freight services for APL Logistics in Seattle, Hill was responsible for international and domestic operations generating annual revenues of $120 million in freight forwarding, ocean freight, airfreight, customs brokerage product development, sales and customer service. His experience also includes executive positions with Fedex Trade Networks – previously known as Tower Group International and Geo. S. Bush & Co.
Toby Holmes has been promoted to director of marketing for Foss. Previously, Holmes was director of market strategy and pricing for Foss Maritime Harbor Services and Regional Towing. Holmes earned his BA from Grinnell College and his MBA from the University of Washington.