Ports America

Rob Kusiciel Appointed as Chief Commercial Officer of Ports America

Jersey City, NJ – Ports America, the nation's leading marine terminal operator and stevedore, recently appointed Rob Kusiciel as its new Chief Commercial Officer. In this role, Rob will oversee all aspects of the company’s commercial operations and strategy including leading sales, marketing, and business development teams, and identifying new market opportunities. Rob joins Ports America from Cargomatic and brings with him over 20 years of experience in overseeing the planning, direction, and management of operational and strategic activities of global supply chains, logistics, and procurement networks, leading him to develop a vast network of logistics industry leaders internationally.

His previous professional experience also spans various leadership roles at CMA-CGM, Lowe’s, Honeywell, and Walmart. As a recognized thought leader and subject matter expert, Rob places a relentless focus on attaining operational excellence and continuous improvement initiatives using lean principles and driving the coordination of projects through their lifecycle.

“With Rob at the helm of our commercial strategy, I am confident that Ports America will achieve new heights and strengthen our commitment to excellence for our customers,” said Matt Leech, President and CEO of Ports America. “Rob’s appointment comes at a pivotal time for the organization as we work to expand our market reach and fortify our position in the industry.”

Rob received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Illinois Chicago, has sat on a range of boards and committees within the supply chain and transportation logistics industry, and holds several honors and accolades including being inducted into the International Maritime Hall of Fame from the Port of New York & New Jersey in 2016.

About Ports America:

Ports America is the premier diversified port operator and supply chain logistics provider in North America with operations in over 70 locations and over 30 ports across the United States. The company is a leader in data-driven solutions and covers a wide range of supply chain services including container, RoRo, breakbulk, military, and cruise ship operations. Ports America’s corporate headquarters is based in Jersey City, New Jersey.