Ceres Terminals Incorporated (CTI) and Yusen Terminals Inc. (YTI) are pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Calabrase as Chief Information Officer for both organization’s IT operations.
Mr. Calabrase will be responsible for the development and implementation of CTI/YTI’s global network, supervising day-to-day IT operations, as well as providing planning and strategy for future technological requirements.
During his eighteen year IT career, Calabrase has held senior management positions directing IT strategy, planning and services as well as research and development. Prior to joining CTI/YTI, he was an Associate Partner,
Network Centric Operations for IBM Global Solutions where he managed and coordinated IBM’s resources for the US Military, Homeland Security and Fortune 500 companies. Prior to IBM, Calabrase was the Executive Director/Chief Technology Officer ’ Information Services and Operations of Newport News Shipbuilding. He holds a B.S. Degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering from Old Dominion University in Virginia.
‘Our mission is to maintain a quality process of upgrading technology to strengthen CTI/YTI’s IT capabilities. We want to fortify all electronic communication between the CTI/YTI organization and our customers ’ ensuring ease, efficiency and cost-effectiveness with as little paper exchanged as possible. I expect Tony to effectively implement all the prerequisites necessary to carry out and fulfill this goal. We want to always be prepared not only for current demands but most importantly for future growth and challenges,’ commented Thomas Simmers, President/CEO of Ceres Terminals Incorporated and Yusen Terminals, Inc.