VANCOUVER, June 22 /CNW/ - Michael E. Moore, President and CEO of GCT
Global Container Terminals Inc. today announced the appointment of Eric Waltz
to the executive position of Senior Vice President, GCT Canada effective
August 26, 2009.
"Eric has a broad international background within the maritime industry
and brings the right skills and experience to head up our Canadian operation.
He will be responsible for the profit and loss, and day to day management of
our two container terminals in Canada, including Deltaport, the largest
container terminal in the country." said Michael E. Moore, President and CEO.
Mr. Waltz is currently Chief Operations Officer at APM Terminals in Cape
Town, South Africa with overall responsibility for the performance of all
terminals in the Africa Region. His operational and managerial career with APM
Terminals has taken him from Tacoma to Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Malaysia
before settling in Africa.
In addition to his maritime experience, Mr. Waltz was a Lieutenant and
Platoon Leader in the United States Army and holds a Bachelor of Science
degree in Environmental Studies and Industrial Engineering from West Point in
About GCT Global Container Terminals Inc.
GCT Global Container Terminals Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, one of the largest financial institutions in
Canada. The Company operates four container terminals through three principal
businesses in North America: TSI Terminal Systems Inc. in Vancouver and Delta,
British Columbia; New York Container Terminal on Staten Island, New York; and
Global Terminal & Container Services in Bayonne, New Jersey.
In Canada, TSI provides service for more than 70% of the containerized
cargo that moves through the Port of Vancouver at Vanterm in the inner harbour
and Deltaport at Roberts Bank.
In the United States, New York Container Terminal and Global Terminal
handles 10% of the Port of New York and New Jersey's container traffic.
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For further information: Lori Janson, Corporate Communications, Global
Container Terminals, (604) 251-9350 (office), (604) 218-0750 (cellular),