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Pacific Harbor Line Promotes Stolzman, Fox, Cliatt
June 28, 2010
Wilmington, CA - Pacific Harbor Line said today that M. D. “Mike” Stolzman, vice president, has been promoted to president, succeeding Andrew C. Fox, who is promoted to managing director, a newly created position. Otis Cliatt succeeds Mr. Stolzman.
Mr. Stolzman joined PHL in 2005 as general superintendent and has been vice president for the past four years. His prior railroad career included management positions with Chicago & North Western and Union Pacific railroads as well as CANAC, at one time the industrial switching arm of Canadian National Railway Co. Before that, he was a career officer in the U. S. Army.
Mr. Stolzman will be responsible for the general direction of all aspects of the company’s business relating to Transportation, Engineering, Marketing, Personnel, Administration, Safety and Mechanical efforts. He has a B.S. in Zoology from Texas State University and an M.S. in Quantitative Analysis from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.
Mr. Fox has been president since the founding of PHL in 1997. Prior to PHL, he spend 23 years in various Operating, Finance and Executive department positions with Southern Pacific. In his new role, Mr. Fox will focus on strategic planning, major external relations, contractual and legal affairs of the company. Mr. Fox has a B.S. degree in civil engineering and an MBA, both from Northwestern University.
Otis Cliatt joins PHL with 17 years of railroad experience including operating department positions at Union Pacific and Regional Vice President of CANAC. Mr. Cliatt was most recently with the CMC Railroad unit of Babcock & Brown. Prior to his railroad career, he served in the U.S. Army. He has a B.S. in Business Economics and a minor in Labor Relations from Florida A&M University.