Lykes Bros. Announces Organizational Changes
Lykes Bros. Steamship Co. recently announced some organizational changes. Carl J. Horn has been named executive vice president with responsibilities for all customer acquisition and operations functions of the company; and Joseph T. Lykes III, senior vice president - administration, has assumed expanded responsibilities to include all procurement activities of the company in addition to the information technology, human resources and corporate relations functions.
Mr. Horn joined Lykes in 1979 as director of operations in San Francisco, and held a number of positions before being named to the newly-created position of vice president - customer acquisition in 1993, with responsibilities for all sales, order fulfillment functions, liner and conventional services for Lykes. Mr. Lykes joined the company in New Orleans in 1971. After serving in Antwerp, Belgium as manager - traffic, for Lykes Lines Agency, Inc. and as Lykes owner's representative in Tokyo, he returned to the New Orleans headquarters as tonnage controller. In 1993 he was named senior vice president - administration, with responsibility for support activities, including human resources and information systems. He is also responsible for the broad re-engineering initiatives underway in the company.