logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

Kirby Elects David Grzebinski As President And COO - Quick Facts

Kirby Corp. (KEX), tank barge operator and diesel engine services provider, announced that David Grzebinski has been elected President and Chief Operating Officer and will remain Kirby's Chief Financial Officer until after the filing of the 2013 Form 10-K in February 2014. Grzebinski previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, a position he has held since 2010.

In addition, the company noted that Andrew Smith has been elected Executive Vice President - Finance. Smith will assume the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer after the filing of Kirby's 2013 Form 10-K. Smith, a Certified Public Accountant, brings to Kirby 20 years of extensive business and financial experience. Prior to joining Kirby, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Benthic Geotech and was previously Chief Financial Officer for both Global Industries, LTD and NATCO Group.

The company noted that Joseph Pyne will remain Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. Pyne previously served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Kirby since 1995.

Pyne said, "The election of David Grzebinski as President and Chief Operating Officer and Andy Smith as Executive Vice President - Finance is the first step in the succession plan we announced in April 2013, with the goal of transitioning my Chief Executive Officer's position to David during 2014, and the Chief Financial Officer's position to Andy in February 2014. I intend to remain an active and engaged Chairman and I am looking forward to working with David and Andy and the Kirby management team in creating value for our shareholders."

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Quick Facts

Editors Pick
Philips Lighting, the splinter group of Dutch consumer electronics giant Philips, saw its shares rally around 8.50 percent on its debut on Friday at the Amsterdam stock exchange. The shares are currently at 21.70 euros, above its set pricing of 20 euros per share. Goldman Sachs is changing the way it reviews the performance of its some 36,500 employees, media reported Thursday, citing two company wide memos. The bank, considered to be a forerunner in formulating employee compensation policy, is looking to scrap a system that rated employees on a scale of 1 to 9. The system is considered to grind down employee morale. Taiwanese electronics assembler Foxconn Technology Group has replaced 60,000 workers at a factory in China with robots, according to a report in the South China Morning Post. However, the company, which is a major supplier to Apple and Samsung, expects to maintain a significant workforce in China.
comments powered by Disqus
Follow RTT