JAXPORT names new Chief Commercial Officer

JAXPORT has selected Kristen DeMarco as the port’s new Chief Commercial Officer.

DeMarco will be a key member of JAXPORT’s executive team, responsible for leading JAXPORT’s international cargo sales and marketing initiatives as well as tracking trends and issues related to maximizing the port’s business potential.

DeMarco has nearly two decades of business development experience in the logistics industry, with a record of accomplishment in successfully negotiating multi-million dollar deals and building relationships with decision-makers from some of the world’s largest companies.

Prior to joining JAXPORT, she served as Vice President of Ocean Business Development – North America for CEVA Logistics, leading the division’s ocean product sales during a time of double-digit revenue growth.

She has also served in business development roles of increasing responsibility for shipping lines owned by international powerhouse A.P. Moller – Maersk.

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JAXPORT is Florida’s top container port complex, one of the nation’s busiest vehicle-handling ports and continues to achieve record-setting volumes and double-digit cargo growth.

Eric Green, JAXPORT CEO, said: “Kristen’s skills and contacts will be major advantages as we keep building our business reputation worldwide.

“She comes on board during a time of incredible opportunity for our port and our community, and her industry know-how will help us continue our current momentum well into the future.”

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