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Buchanan (1952-2019)

Susan Grier Buchanan, an ag- ricultural economist and award- winning journalist, died peace-

Carpenter Damen Buese Amin fully after a courageous battle with cancer in New Orleans on

November 22, 2019, surrounded as a member of the company’s Board by her loving family. She was 67.

AWO Promotes Carpenter

After growing up in New Or-

The American Waterways Operators of Directors.

leans, Susan pursued a BA at the executive vice President and chief op-

University of Pennsylvania, fol- erating of? cer Jennifer Carpenter has

HII Promotes Amin lowed by an MS in agricultural been promoted to succeed Tom Alle- Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) economics at Cornell University gretti as the trade association’s presi- named Bharat Amin ¬executive vice and the American University in dent and chief executive of? cer. Alle- president and chief information of-

Cairo. She worked as an econo- gretti has agreed to stay on at AWO ? cer, responsible for establishing the mist for the US Department of to help with the transition. company’s information technology

Agriculture, and wrote a book and digital strategic direction with a on Egyptian wheat policy. Subse- focus on cyber security capabilities.

New CEO at Damen quently she spent many years as a

Amin joins the HII executive team af-

Arnout Damen became CEO of Da- commodities analyst for Knight men Shipyards Group, taking over ter serving as vice president and CIO

Ridder and a senior reporter for for René Berkvens, who has been the for Newport News Shipbuilding di-

Dow Jones newswires. Her arti-

CEO of Damen Shipyards Group vision since 2014. He has previously cles appeared in The Wall Street held various leadership positions at for more than 13 years. Arnout Da-

Journal, Barron’s, and other

BAE Systems Inc., including vice men, a member of the group’s Ex- outlets. Following Hurricane ecutive Board for nine years, will be president and CIO for BAE Systems’

Katrina, Susan made a perma-

Land & Armaments sector.

succeed as Chief Commercial Of? - nent move back to her cherished cer by Jan-Wim Dekker.

Crescent City. A member of the

New CEO at the

Press Club of New Orleans and

Buese Named Evac Group the Louisiana Press Association,

Tapio Kolunsarka has been named she was a reliable, trusted and

Campbell President frequent contributor to Marine-

Campbell Transportation Company CEO of Evac Group. He succeeds

News magazine, on a wide range promoted Kyle Buese to the role of Tomi Gardemeister who has left his post as CEO and President to assume of marine-related topics. We here

President. Buese has been the Ex- at New Wave Media – like her ecutive Vice President of Campbell outside interests. Since 2016 Kolun- family, colleagues and friends

Transportation for the past year. He sarka has been President & CEO of everywhere – mourn her passing will replace Mike Monahan, who is Ramirent, a publicly listed equipment rental and service company. Prior to and will miss her professionalism retiring after eight years as Camp- and advice.

bell President. Monahan will stay on Ramirent, Tapio worked at UPM- 53 MN

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