Ozinga Materials & Logistics welcomes James Dillman
Ozinga Materials & Logistics (OML) has hired James Dillman as Vice President and General Manager of the company’s Middle River Marine and Terminal business. His executive level experience in the marine industry coupled with his extensive background in terminal and port management throughout the Great Lakes, U.S. Gulf, East and West coasts and international ports will accelerate Ozinga’s growth at and beyond its current nine terminal and port operations.
Dillman, a retired U.S. Naval Reserves commander, received a degree from U.S. Merchant Marine Academy before becoming a stevedore superintendent. Throughout his career, he was the former CEO of Diversified Port Holdings, COO of Lake and River Logistics and President of Metro Ports. His career has included operating in over 12 countries in addition to his work on the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf Coasts. His experience spans the management of 21 shipping ports, stevedore operations and international vessel operations, as well as interactions with various port authorities around the world.
“We are excited to have Jim onboard as we continue to expand Ozinga’s terminal and marine business,” said Ed Van Poucke, COO of OML. “His experience and background, skills and networks across the industry will add great value to the OML operations.”