Who’s on the move: June 17, 2024

by Inside Logistics Online Staff

The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation’s (SLSMC) board of directors announced the appointment of Demetrios (Jim) Athanasiou as the corporation’s next president and CEO, effective July 12.

Athanasiou replaces Terence F. Bowles, who is retiring as the longest serving Seaway president, having taken over this role in November 2010. Prior to joining the SLSMC, he was president and CEO of the Iron Ore Company of Canada and worked for many years with QIT Fer et Titane du Quebec.

Athanasiou, joined the SLSMC in 2008 as corporate mechanical engineering manager. He followed this with ever-increasing responsibility, including as vice-president engineering and technology and the recent renewal of a 20-year Management, Operation and Maintenance Agreement between the SLSMC and the federal government.