JAXPORT Board appoints Interim CEO
The Jacksonville Port Authority Board of Directors unanimously named long-time maritime executive Roy Schleicher as interim Chief Executive Officer. The board also initiated the process for hiring an executive search firm to identify candidates to fill the role permanently.
Schleicher has more than 40 years of experience in the maritime industry. He has served as JAXPORTís Executive Vice President since 2011 following 10 years leading the portís international cargo marketing efforts and has overseen more than a decade of volume and revenue growth.
Schleicher was a leader of the negotiating team which secured the contract with MOL for the TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point and leads the portís development of future terminals.
Schleicher fills the vacancy created by the departure of JAXPORTís prior CEO Paul Anderson.