Paul J. Cozza leaves NC Ports
Paul J. Cozza is retiring from his post as executive director of the North Carolina State Ports Authority. He will continue to serve in his role until 31 December 2020.
Cozza was appointed to the top spot in April 2014 and has worked diligently over the past six years to move North Carolina Ports forward. Under Cozza’s leadership, NC Ports achieved its most profitable years on record, a cornerstone of his strategic vision. The port embarked on a more than USD 200 million capital improvements plan, reintroduced intermodal rail and welcomed the largest container vessels in the Ports Authority’s history.
As the 11-member board of directors announced Cozza’s retirement, it also named Brian E. Clark as new executive director. Clark currently serves as COO and deputy executive director. (mw)