Foss Maritime names Chris Mack Jr. chief operating officer

(SEATTLE) — Chris Mack Jr. has been promoted to chief operating officer of Foss Maritime. As COO, Mack is responsible for all harbor service activities including safety, efficient operations, service delivery, technical management and organizational well-being, including engagement and development.

Mack will oversee marine assurance, human relations and labor, fleet engineering and Foss’ regional management teams in Washington, Oregon, California and Hawaii.

Chris Mack Jr.

Mack joined Foss Maritime in 2005 as an able seaman in the ocean fleet. He held several deck positions before moving to shoreside in 2011. He has held several shoreside positions over thepast 11 years including port captain, project manager, director of operations and most recently, general manager of the Pacific Northwest region.

“I come from a family full of mariners and I am humbled to be in a position to support our mariners at Foss,” said Mack. “I look forward to continuing the legacy of Foss being always safe, always ready while providing a premier service to our customers.”

Mack was born and raised in Tacoma, Wash., where he attended Stadium High School. He graduated from California Maritime Academy in 2005. He resides in Tacoma with his wife and three children.

– Foss Maritime

By Rich Miller