Leading logistics provider, A.N. Deringer, Inc. is excited to announce the addition of Mark Hirzel to its leadership team. In December, Mark joined Deringer as Los Angeles District Manager. In this capacity, he will focus on Customs brokerage and freight forwarding operations, as well as high-level customer support and strategic direction in one of Deringer’s fastest growing regions.

Deringer’s Senior Vice President Sandy Mayotte remarked, “Mark’s dedication to compliance, wide breadth of experience, and established relationships complement Deringer’s objectives and continued growth in the Los Angeles area. We are thrilled to have him on our team.” Prior to joining Deringer, Mark most recently worked for a large, international logistics company as a Customs Consultancy Manager. He brings over 25 years of Customs brokerage and logistics experience to the position and has an exceptionally strong presence within the Southern California trade community.

Mark is Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association, Inc.—appointed to this role after serving on the Board of Directors as President, Vice President and Legislative Chair. Mark also holds a seat on the San Pedro Bay Supply Chain Optimization Working Group and serves on the Board of Directors for the nonprofit, International Seafarers Center of Long Beach, which maintains facilities and provides services for the recreational, personal, and cultural needs of merchant seamen calling at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.

Mark earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Marketing Management, with a concentration in International Marketing, from California Polytechnic University, in Pomona, California. Mark is an instructor for the California State University’s Long Beach Global Logistics Specialist Certificate program within the Center for International Trade and Transportation (CITT) and serves as a member of this program’s Policy and Steering Committee. In 1989, Mark earned his individual Customs brokerage license.