Horizon Lines, a leading domestic ocean shipping company today announced that the board of directors has elected interim president and CEO Steven L. Rubin to serve as president and CEO on a non-interim basis beginning 1st September 2014. Steve Rubin was appointed to Horizon Lines' board of directors in November 2011 and continues to serve as a director of the company.
David N. Weinstein, chairman of the board commented, "Throughout this interim period, Steve's experience and skills as a seasoned transportation executive have made the transition seamless. Steve brings a tremendous amount of energy to the role, and his focus on safety, reliability and world-class service makes him the perfect steward of our strong transportation legacy. We look forward to his continued leadership."
Steve Rubin, president and CEO of Horizon Lines said, "I am honored to have the opportunity to serve as president and CEO of Horizon Lines. I've had the unique opportunity to spend the past two months actively engaging with Horizon Lines' associates, customers and management team. I want to thank the board and my fellow employees for their confidence and support. I am excited to lead the Horizon Lines team as we continue to provide our customers with the excellent service they have come to expect from our company."
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