Marathon Marine Engineering Company has named John S. Laird III as manager of engineering and has appointed David R. Lewis to the position of chief structural engineer. The announcement of these two appointments was made by Robert E. Bradbury Jr.
Paul T. Paraskevas has been appointed t e c h n o l o g y advisor/ research and development coordinator for the Planning Department of Butterworth Systems Inc. (BSI), Florham Park, N.J. The appointment was made by A.J. Kelly, president of the
Charles W. Gower has been named vice president of engineering for Nashville Bridge Company (NABRICO), Nashville, Tenn., according to an announcement by A1 Zang, president of the shipyard. Mr. Gower joined NABRICO in 1978 as manager of design. He was named director of engineering in 1980,
John Biancamano recently joined SPD Technologies as manager- international marketing. In his new position he will be responsible for all international marketing and program development on behalf of SPD's line of military circuit breakers, switchgear and battery monitoring systems.
Halliburton Company and its subsidiary Brown & Root, Inc., P.O. Box 3, Houston, Texas 77001, has announced that Thomas J. Feehan, formerly Group vice president, has been named president and chief executive officer of Brown & Root. Mr. Feehan also was
Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc., naval architects and engineers, 550 Kearney Street, San Francisco, Calif. 94108, have announced that Henry A. Olson has joined the staff in the position of project manager. MGA is one of the largest private offices of naval architects in the West.
James J. Convy, chairman of the board, Gibbs & Cox, Inc., New York-headquartered naval architectural firm, has announced the appointment of Robert J. Ford to the position of chief engineer and head of the machinery division in New York. Mr. Ford joined Gibbs & Cox in 1942,
Peter B. Goetz has been appointed general manager of Electro Dynamic, an Avenel, N.J., facility of the General Dynamics Electric Boat Division in Groton, Conn. He will report to Fritz G. Tovar, vice president-general manager of Electric Boat. Mr.
Mackay Communications, Inc., recently announced the promotion of several key employees at its New Orleans, La., and Los Angeles, Calif., depots. Chuck Muller, former West Coast regional supervisor, has been promoted to West Coast regional manager.
Grant R. Hagen has joined Designers & Planners, Inc. as principal naval architect. The announcement was made recently by Ferd Serim, president of the company. Designers & Planners, Inc. is a firm of naval architects and marine engineers with offices in New York,