Massport hires Gleason for business development
Lauren Gleason has been appointed to the position of deputy port director by the Massachusetts port authority (Massport). She will be in charge of the business development. Gleason was most recently senior manager, international supply chain, at Wayfair in Boston MA (USA).
From 2011 until 2016, she worked for Hanjin Shipping as its New England sales manager, focusing on freight forwarders and Asian import offices in China and Southeast Asia.
Leason will be responsible, inter alia, for the Conley container terminal in the port of Boston. Moving some1.5 million t of cargo per year, the terminal witnessed a 5% increase in box volumes in 2016, setting a new record of more than 248,000 teu handled. Conley container terminal styles itself as the only full-service container terminal in New England. (cd)