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Garcetti nominates shipping executive as Port of Los Angeles director
Garcetti nominates shipping executive as Port of Los Angeles director

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday nominated a veteran shipping company executive to become director of the Port of Los Angeles, the nation's busiest harbor for container cargo. If approved by the City Council, Gene Seroka, 49, head of the Americas division of American President Lines, will replace Geraldine Knatz, whose resignation became effective in December. Her position is being filled temporarily by Gary Lee Moore, the city engineer. "I'm confident that Gene will be a strong leader who will enhance our international trade agenda and increase reliability and efficiency through effective management and labor relations," Garcetti said. Last year, the port...

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