Port of Corpus Christi Names Clark Robertson Chief Operating Officer
Oct 30, 2018
Corpus Christi, TX, USA – The Port of Corpus Christi has appointed Clark Robertson as its Chief Operating Officer, a position last held by Chief Executive Officer Sean Strawbridge.
Accomplished in industrial real estate acquisitions, economic development, transportation sales and marketing, Robertson has expertise in developing and leading results-driven teams in dynamic environments with a focus on long-range growth.
In his new role, Robertson will oversee the Port of Corpus Christi’s Engineering Services, Environmental Planning & Compliance, Port Operations, Safety, and Port Security functions and personnel.
“I am excited to join the leadership of the Port of Corpus Christi and look forward to working with the staff and Port Commissioners to drive positive results and add value for all stakeholders,” said Clark Robertson. “The Port of Corpus Christi’s leadership within the maritime world for energy products is well known, and the Port continues to work toward growing its position through a number of exciting projects.”
Robertson previously served as Vice President of Business Development and E-Business for Jacksonville-based CSX Transportation, a leading provider of rail-based freight transportation in North America. Robertson also held management roles at ProLogis and Cherokee Investments.
“Clark brings a sturdy record of success and acumen in transportation infrastructure and real estate development to the Port of Corpus Christi,” said Sean Strawbridge, Chief Executive Officer of the Port of Corpus Christi. “With the addition of Clark to our Executive Management Team, the Port of Corpus Christi continues to usher in a new era of growth and strategic importance as the premiere export gateway for US energy to our global allies and trading partners.”
About Port Corpus Christi
As the leading U.S. Crude Oil export port and a major economic engine of Texas and the nation, Port Corpus Christi is the 4th largest port in the United States in total tonnage. Strategically located on the western Gulf of Mexico with a 36-mile, 47 foot (MLLW) deep channel, Port Corpus Christi is a major gateway to international and domestic maritime commerce. The Port has excellent railroad and highway network connectivity via three North American Class-1 railroads and two major interstate highways. With an outstanding staff overseen by its seven-member commission, Port Corpus Christi is “Moving America’s Energy.” http://www.portcorpuschristi.com/
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