Buono will take command at the academy on Friday. Most recently he served as president and CEO of ExxonMobil’s shipping subsidiary, SeaRiver Maritime Inc.
Buono graduated from the academy in Kings Point, N.Y., in 1978 with a bachelor’s degree in marine transportation. He was commissioned as an ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve, for which he served 11 years.
Antje Lochmann has been promoted to managing director of GEODIS Freight Forwarding Germany.
She succeeds Matthias Hansen, who has been appointed global product head of ocean freight. He will support Lochmann during a two-month transition period through December.
Heavy-duty vehicle lift provider Stertil-Koni, headquartered in Stevensville, Md., has hired Jackie Cullison as an operations specialist.
Her responsibilities will include ordering heavy-duty vehicle lifts, coordinating deliveries and securing transportation of the lifts to end users across North America.