D.M. Surgenor Named VP/General Manager Of Nickum & Spaulding

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Donald M. Surgenor has been appointed vice president and general manager of Nickum & Spaulding Associates, Seattle, with the retirement of Harry Hofmann, according to Philip F. Spaulding, president. The appointment is step one in an internal reorganization plan that will streamline operations so that the firm may address its expertise to increasingly complex marketing opportunities in both the government and private sectors.

Mr. Surgenor brings to Nickum & Spaulding 20 years of experience in conceptualization of vessel characteristics, vessel design, repair maintenance, construction, and shipyard operations and management. He has worked closely with major engineering firms in siting and conceptual design of marine facilities criteria for vessel construction, maintenance, moorage and upland facilities, shipyard arrangements and drydocks; his experience includes management, engineering and design for The Boeing Company, Bethlehem Steel, Todd Shipyards, Campbell Industries, and Mullen Construction, as well as independent consulting.

Mr. Hofmann will provide consulting services to the firm on a continuing basis.

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