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Georgia Ports Authority Appoints New COO

Georgia Ports Authority Appoints New COO
Danny Gill

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has named Ed McCarthy as its new COO. Mr. McCarthy comes GPA from his previous post as COO for CMA CGM America.

Edward McCarthy

Mr. Ed McCarthy

As chief operating officer at the GPA, McCarthy will be responsible for sustaining the profitable growth and development of GPA’s operations. He will oversee a total staff count of 973 employees that will report to him, which represents nearly 90 percent of the GPA’s total workforce.

“We’re thrilled to bring on someone with Ed’s expertise to oversee port operations,” said GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch. “His experience at major shipping lines and port terminals on both coasts will deliver important insights as we work to capture new opportunities in Savannah and Brunswick.”

“It’s an honor to join the team at the GPA,” said Mr. McCarthy. “Georgia’s ports are known throughout the industry as models of efficiency, and I am excited for the opportunity to help grow that success.”

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Danny Gill

Danny is currently a Contributing Writer for Airfreight Logistics and Logistics Manager (LM) and is quite the foodie. He’s always on the hunt for new and exciting dishes to sample, and is never one to back down from a spicy challenge. His travels have taken him around the world, and he’s been able to experience many different cultures (and food).

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