Promotions Announced At Marine Transport Lines

Louis J. Conti, chairman of the board of Marine Transport Lines, has announced a number of promotions in the operations and financial staffs of the company.

Joseph G. Drescher has been appointed vice president-operations. He has been with the company for 14 years, and was previously fleet director. Succeeding him in that post is Nicholas Orfanidis, a 10-year veteran with the company.

Donald Hutton has been named fleet manager. He is also a 10-year veteran, and previously served as port engineer and marine superintendent.

On the financial side, W. Herschel Chittum has been appointed assistant vice president-finance. He was previously controller, and has been with the company for the past two years. Named to replace him as controller is Anthony N. Citrola, who has been with MTL since 1978 and was previously assistant controller. Joseph M. DiMarco has been appointed treasurer; he joined the company in 1976 and has held various financial posts.

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