Savage Named General Manager-Port Sales For NY&NJ Port Authority
The appointment of John E.
Savage as general manager of port sales to succeed Hendryk S. Weeks who has retired, it was announced recently by Anthony J. Tozzoli, director of the Port Department of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Mr. Savage, who previously was special assistant to Mr. Tozzoli, has been given major responsibility for the management of s h i p p e r - o r i e n t e d programs to route oceanborne cargoes via the Port of New York and New Jersey. He will be in charge of the Authority's h e a d q u a r t e rs sales unit in New York, as well as its regional sales offices in Chicago and Cleveland. He will also supervise port sales activities of the bi-state agency's overseas offices in London, Zurich, and Tokyo. He will report to Robert N. Steiner, assistant director of the Port Department.
Mr. Savage joined the Port Authority in 1962 as a management trainee, and was promoted successively to positions of increasing responsibility for promotion, planning and administrative activities in a number of Port Authority d e p a r t m e n t s . Most recently, he served for two years as a s s i s t a n t manager of Port Newark and the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal, before his last assignment to the director's office.