New Hub managers at the helm in Houston

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    7 March 2016



GAC North America – Shipping leveraging in-house expertise to serve customers

Houston – Jessy Karam-Castillo has been appointed as GAC’s dedicated Alliance Representative for the Chevron Shipping account, based in Houston. Her appointment comes after the retirement of Chris Steibelt, after 29 years with the GAC Group, most recently based at Chevron HQ in San Ramon, California.

Karam-Castillo has been with GAC for 18 years, and has held a number of roles in Lebanon and the USA, most recently as Hub Business Manager at GAC’s Global Hub Services in Houston. The experience and skills gained over the years will now be focused on building upon the already sterling relation between Chevron and GAC. 

Karely Martinez, previously Senior Hub Coordinator, takes over as Hub Business Manager, Global Hub Services. She brings 4 years’ experience to the role and has her Bachelor of Science in Maritime Administration.

Ronald Lichtenecker, Managing Director, Global Hub Services says: “GAC is grateful for the contributions Chris has made to develop our relationship with Chevron. It was important for the company to promote both Jessy and Karely from within to maintain our long-term commitment to our customers globally. They will continue to be an important part of our Americas region in delivering world-class support and performance.”