Joe Kramek named as new World Shipping Council president and CEO

The board of the World Shipping Council (WSC), which represents the liner shipping industry, has appointed Joe Kramek as the WSC’s new president and CEO, succeeding John Butler on his retirement at the end of July.

Kramek previously served as the WSC’s director of U.S. government relations. His professional experience includes twenty-eight years service as a commissioned officer with the U.S. Coast Guard, where he spent time at sea and as the Chief of Maritime, International, and Environmental...

Kramek prepares to lead World Shipping Council

WASHINGTON — Joe Kramek has been appointed president and CEO of the World Shipping Council to replace the retiring John Butler, the container shipping lobby group announced on Wednesday.

Kramek has been WSC’s director of U.S. government relations since March 2021.

“I am deeply honored to assume the role of president and CEO, building on the foundation laid by John Butler,” Kramek said. “Together with the dedicated team at WSC, I look forward to addressing the evolving needs of the shipping...

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