Ports America has appointed Nasir Khan as its new chief development officer who will be responsible for leading the company’s future investments and expansion in marine terminals.
Prior to joining Ports America, Khan served as director of infrastructure and energy finance (IEF) at Citigroup, New York, where he led that company’s financing of transportation sector projects in the Americas. During his time with Citigroup, he also served as the director and regional head of IEF in its Sydney, Australia, office.
Khan, who is a graduate of Yale University with his MBA from Columbia University, will be based in Iselin, N.J., and report to President and CEO Stephen Edwards.
Ports America, headquartered in Iselin, N.J., is the largest independent port terminal operator in North America, providing terminal management and a full suite of stevedoring services as well as portside automotive processing services. Ports America operates at 97 terminals in the U.S. and Mexico, handling containers, roll on/roll off cargo, general cargo and cruise ship passengers and luggage. As one of the largest employers of maritime labor in North America, Ports America employs more than 12,000 people each day at its operations, including full-time equivalent employees. For company information, please visit www.portsamerica.com.