Port Authority negotiating with choice for president

From a news release:

Port Authority Board Authorizes Negotiations with  Michael J. Stolarczyk for president and CEO position

TOLEDO - The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority Board of Directors has authorized Chairman William J. Carroll and Director R. Michael Frank to enter into negotiations with Michael J. Stolarczyk for the President and CEO position.

Michael Stolarczyk is currently employed by Exel Inc., a contract logistics provider in the Americas with over 500 sites throughout the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. He currently holds the position of Senior Director, Business Development - Americas.

In his role with Exel, Mr. Stolarczyk helps create client alliance solutions from warehousing through distribution. The bulk of his career was spent with the A.P. Moller Group (Maersk Shipping Lines) where he served in various positions in the U.S. and spent five years managing their operations in Prague, Czech Republic.

While in the Czech Republic he focused on public/private partnership projects in Eastern Europe and created an inland multimodal terminal that handles 150,000 loads per year. He has experience in building strong organizations and driving growth and business development. He has a background in transportation, shipping and ocean transport, port operations and has experience with international and multimodal operations. Mr. Stolarczyk and his family reside in Westerville, Oh.

The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority has been led by Interim President, Paul L. Toth, since August 2008 when the Board of Directors dismissed then President James H. Hartung. In conjunction with the position of Interim President, Mr. Toth also serves as Vice President of Technical and Financing Services and as the Interim Airports Director for the Port Authority.