Lykes Bros. Names Two New Officers

Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., New Orleans, La., recently announced that it has named Neil G. McManus vice president, planning and analysis, and Octave Livaudais assistant vice president, liner services, Atlantic division.

Mr. McManus, who began his career with Lykes in 1980 as a management trainee, has also served as manager, marketing services in San Francisco and New Orleans.

In 1987, he was named assistant vice president, planning and analysis and later became assistant vice president, liner services, Mediterranean division. In 1990, he was named assistant vice president, liner services, Atlantic division, the position he held until this time.

Mr. Livaudais joined Lykes in 1973, also as a management trainee in New Orleans. He later served in overseas positions including special representative and owners representative in Tokyo, and marketing manager, Far East in Hong Kong. In 1982, he returned to the U.S. and later was named to his most recent position, manager, military movements in New Orleans.

Lykes provides three separate container services between the U.S. and the North and West Coasts of South America, the East and West Mediterranean, and the United Kingdom and Northern Europe.

Lykes's 18 multipurpose vessels serve trade routes between U.S. ports and the Mediterranean, Far East, North and West Coasts of South America, Africa, the Indian Ocean, and the Red Sea.

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