SEATTLE, Wash. / PRINCETON, N.J. (March 9, 2012) – Saltchuk Resources has promoted Anthony Chiarello, to president & CEO of TOTE, Inc.
TOTE, Inc. is the largest of six operating groups owned by Seattle-based Saltchuk Resources, Inc., and includes five companies organized in maritime, logistics and ship management lines of business.
“Anthony’s vision and leadership is key to the future of TOTE, Inc. We are pleased to recognize his role in the industry and value to our organization with this promotion to president and CEO,” said Tim Engle, Saltchuk president.
“The unanimous board decision to promote Anthony to president and CEO is a clear indication of our belief in his leadership and support of the direction he is taking the TOTE, Inc. organization,” said Engle.
Chiarello, who accepted the top leadership position at TOTE, Inc. just 18 months ago, has already lead a realignment of the organization’s five operating companies in to three distinct lines of business: TOTE Maritime, TOTE Ship Management and TOTE Logistics. In February, TOTE, Inc. announced a full rebrand from its former moniker American Shipping Group.
The industry veteran was previously COO and executive vice president of NYK Logistics (Americas), Inc. Prior to his position with NYK, he was the senior vice president, Global Customer Development for AMB Property Corporation.
Chiarello serves on the Board of Visitors for the Northeastern University School of Business and the Board of Directors for the Villanova School of Business, Center for Global Leadership. Other industry involvement includes leadership participation with the Retail Industry Leaders Association; the Board of Advisors for the United States Merchant Marine Academy; Board member of CRT (Coalition for Responsible Transportation); past facilitator for the annual AAPA/MARAD/NAWE Terminal Management Training Program, and participation as an active member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.
About TOTE, Inc. – TOTE, Inc., a subsidiary of Seattle based Saltchuk Resources, is based out of Princeton, NJ. It operates five companies organized in to three lines of business; TOTE Maritime, TOTE Logistics and TOTE Ship Management. TOTE Maritime companies Totem Ocean Trailer Express and Sea Star Line bring unmatched reliability and service to the Alaska and Puerto Rico markets. TOTE Logistics companies Alta Logistics and Spectrum Logistics ensure freight arrives in perfect condition to some of the world’s most challenging destinations. TOTE Ship Management representing Interocean American Shipping, offers crewing and technical services to meet the needs of commercial, privately owned and U.S. Government vessels.