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Executive Moves: Union Pacific, PGT, Brownsville

DeLaney elected to board of directors, Rea joins executive group, Hernandez promoted and Herrera hired.

Executive Moves: Union Pacific, PGT, Brownsville

DeLaney elected to board of directors, Rea joins executive group, Hernandez promoted and Herrera hired.

Executive Moves: Union Pacific, PGT, Brownsville

DeLaney elected to board of directors, Rea joins executive group, Hernandez promoted and Herrera hired.

 
   Union Pacific Corp. has announced that William J. DeLaney has been elected to the company’s board of directors.
   DeLaney served as the Sysco Corp. chief executive officer from March 2009 until his retirement at the end of 2017. He joined Sysco in 1987 as the assistant treasurer.
   He also serves on the boards of Sanmina Corp. and Express Scripts.

   PGT Trucking Inc. announced that Barret Rea has joined its executive group as vice president of strategic planning. He has been a member of PGT’s board of directors since 2016.
   Rea previously was a managing director in investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch based in Chicago. He joined Merrill Lynch in 2006 and spent 12 years advising industrial companies on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions.

Lorena Hernandez has been promoted to finance director for the Port of Brownsville following the retirement of Steve Fitzgibbons.
   Previously the assistant finance director, Hernandez will manage the port’s nine-member financial team. Prior to joining the port, she worked for a local CPA firm and served as an internal auditor for the University of Texas System.
   Jose Herrera has joined the Port of Brownsville as the special projects director. He previously was president of the Brownsville Economic Development Council.
   Herrera also was the founder, owner and president of US Herr Industrial Metals, a manufacturing company in the Brownsville area.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu’s commitment to buy an additional 5 million tons of U.S. soybeans is encouraging, but it is not the answer. We need an agreement at the end of this 90-day period that specifically rescinds the tariff that China has imposed on U.S. soybean imports.
Seventeen container vessel operators deploy capacity on the Asia-to-North America trade, while only 10 deploy capacity on the Asia-to- North Europe trade, according to data from BlueWater Reporting’s Carrier Trade Route Deployment Report.
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