MarAd Appoints Neumann Maritime Aids Deputy

Samuel B. Nemirow, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs, Maritime Administration, has announced the appointment of Gerard E. Neumann to the newly created post of Deputy Assistant Administrator for Maritime Aids (Finance). For the past seven years Mr. Neumann had been Director of the Office of Ship Financing Guarantees. He has been succeeded in that position by Edmond J. Fitzgerald. In his new position, created by a recent reorganization of the Office of the Assistant Administrator for Maritime Aids, "Mr.

Neumann will be responsible for reporting to the Assistant Administrator for Maritime Aids on all matters relating to the financial assistance programs administered by the Maritime Administration," Mr. Nemirow said.

A second new position, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Maritime Aids (Trade), now vacant, has also been established.

Mr. Neumann joined MarAd in 1961 as a Trade Route Examiner, and transferred to the then Division of Mortgage Contracts in 1967. Mr. Neumann is a graduate of the New York State Maritime Academy.

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