(FEDERAL WAY, Wash.) — TOTE Maritime Alaska has announced that Michael Noone will assume the role of president on Jan. 1.
Noone joined TOTE Maritime Alaska as chief operating officer in August 2013, bringing 28 years of experience in the shipping and logistics field. As COO, he has been responsible for creating strategic and operating plans for sales, pricing and operations.
Noone received his bachelor’s degree from Wagner College and is certified by some of the nation’s top executive programs in logistics, including the SMEAL College of Business Administration at Penn State University and the Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University. He also earned certifications in advance management from INSEAD, in strategic planning and implementation from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and is a past Steering Committee member at the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA).
Noone’s predecessor, John Parrott, who has served as the company’s president since 2009, will join TOTE’s sister company, Foss Maritime, as chief operating officer. He will be responsible for the oversight of Foss’s key operating divisions.
“We thank John Parrott for his many contributions, accomplishments and leadership for TOTE Maritime Alaska,” said TOTE President and CEO Anthony Chiarello. “We wish him well in his new role at Foss and look forward to TOTE’s continued success under Mike’s capable leadership.”
About TOTE Maritime Alaska
Headquartered in Federal Way, Wash., TOTE Maritime Alaska operates two custom-built cargo vessels between Tacoma and Anchorage with twice-weekly sailings year-round. TOTE Maritime Alaska, formerly Totem Ocean Trailer Express, is a TOTE company, part of the Saltchuk family of companies. For more information, visit www.totemaritime.com.