Bobby Wein Joins Millard Maritime as VP of Business Development
Omaha, NE – January 29, 2014 – Millard Maritime®, a leading Gulf Coast port and cargo solutions provider, today announced Bobby Wein joined the company as Vice President of Business Development. In this newly created role reporting directly to Tim Smith, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Wein will be focused on developing the maritime business in the Mobile area.
“Bobby has a proven track record of growing maritime business and establishing long lasting customer relationships that will enable the expansion of Millard Maritime. He has been in the maritime industry since 1996 and brings to Millard deep industry relations and knowledge,” said Tim Smith, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Millard Refrigerated Services, parent company of Millard Maritime.
Wein was most recently Vice President Marketing & Sales at Norton Lilly International with accountability for the sales process team and charged with driving revenue growth across all divisions at the ship agency services, logistics, brokerage and vessel planning company. He was previously the COO of Norton Lilly’s Liner division with responsibility for all aspects of Liner operations across service centers in the U.S., the company’s sole Asia service center, and offices in Canada and Puerto Rico, and was a Port Manager for one of the company’s largest facilities.
“Millard Maritime has a great opportunity to rapidly grow its port business in Mobile.
The comprehensive infrastructure, the easy access to the gulf, the advanced material handling equipment and skilled work force at the facility, combined with a focus on cargoes that are in demand here in the US and abroad, add up to very positive business development prospects in the coming years,” said Wein.
Wein earned his B.S. in Aviation Management from the School of Aeronautical Engineering at Auburn University.
About Millard Maritime
Millard Maritime port facility located near Mobile in Theodore, Alabama owned and operated by Millard Refrigerated Services. The port features a large marine terminal, a 1,600 ft. wharf, export and import capabilities, and bulk, liquid and break-bulk loading/unloading with easy rail, interstate and barge access. With nearly 300 acres of multi-use land available, subdividing, leasing and joint venture opportunities are available. To learn more about Millard Maritime, please visit www.millardmaritime.com.
About Millard Refrigerated Services
Millard Refrigerated Services was founded in 1963, in Omaha, NE. The company remains family owned and operated, serving the US food industry through a network of 33 regional temperature-controlled warehouse and distribution facilities. In addition to cold storage warehousing and transportation, Millard provides clients with a wide variety of other value-added services, logistics support and import/export assistance. To learn more about Millard’s full line of value added services, please visit www.millardref.com or call 402-896-6600.