Leadership Succession: Dave Lucas named President of Western Group as Bill Mooney retires at the end of January 2024

Dear Valued Customers and Partners,

We have an important announcement to share regarding a change in leadership at Western Group. Bill Mooney is set to retire at the end of January 2024, and we are excited to name his successor, Dave Lucas, who currently serves as the President of Western Stevedoring.

Bill has been an instrumental force in our organization, steering us through numerous successes and challenges. We want to express our deepest gratitude for his leadership and unwavering commitment to Western, to our partners and to our stakeholders. We are immensely grateful for the passion, vision, and leadership he has brought to Western throughout his tenure.

With Dave at the helm of Western Group, we’ll continue our customer first approach. Dave brings a wealth of industry knowledge and a proven track record of excellence. He will also retain his responsibilities for Western Stevedoring. We are confident that under his leadership, Western will continue to thrive and evolve. And rest assured, as we navigate this transition and welcome our new President, our parent company Carrix/SSA Marine stands firmly committed to providing unwavering support to Western.

This transition has been carefully orchestrated to ensure a smooth change in leadership. Bill and Dave will continue to work closely together in the coming months to guarantee a seamless handover, maintaining our dedication to providing top-tier services and upholding the strong relationships with our customers and partners.

Should you have any questions or concerns during this transition, please do not hesitate to reach out. Your satisfaction and success are our top priorities, and we remain committed to serving your needs.

Thank you for your trust and partnership.