To support its long-standing commitment to its core business of serving Puerto Rico while proceeding with long-term strategic expansion plans, Sea Star Line, LLC announced the following organizational changes.
John Emery has been appointed to his new role of Senior Vice President of Spectrum Logistics. Mr. Emery joined Sea Star Line in August, 2001 as Assistant Vice President, Yield Management. John’s most recent role was Vice President and General Manager of Sea Star Line Agency, Inc. in San Juan, Puerto Rico. John will be responsible for the development and growth of the company’s new logistics entity, Spectrum Logistics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sea Star Line, LLC.
Assuming the position of Vice President and General Manager of Puerto Rico will be Edward (Ned) LaGoy. Mr. LaGoy joined Sea Star in August of 2006 as Assistant Vice President of field sales. Prior to joining the company, Mr. LaGoy held several executive positions with Hyundai Merchant Marine, Horizon Lines and Sea Land ’ with responsibilities that included sales, operations, customer service and administration.
The depth of experience and entrepreneurial talents that these appointments bring to our organization enables Sea Star to better align its vision of providing the highest quality transportation solutions for our customers with growth opportunities in new markets. We have already inaugurated a service to the Eastern Caribbean, are deeply into a charter business venture and examining several other growth opportunities.’ said Frank Peake, Sea Star Line’s President and COO. ‘John and Ned are highly regarded within our company and the industry. We are expecting great things from both of them as Sea Star sets out to become an increasingly nimble organization, able to capitalize on developing growth opportunities in the market place.’