John Kristen Joins Ingram Barge Company

John Kristen recently joined Ingram Barge Company as manager of liquid merchandising, according to an announcement by Les Sutton, president of Ingram Barge Company. Mr. Kristen will be responsible for managing the sales operations for transportation of chemical and dry bulk products on the Gulf intercoastal waterways.

Mr. Kristen has 15 years of experience in the barge industry. He began his career in 1973 as manager of regulated transportation with SCNO Barge Lines and has also worked for River Line, Inc., Agri- Trans Corporation, Robert B. Miller and Associates and Robin Hood Fleeting Services. Most recently, he was a dispatcher with Dravo Mechling Corporation, a New Orleansbased barge company.

Ingram Barge Company is a subsidiary of Ingram Industries Inc., headquartered in Nashville, Tenn. Ingram is a privately held diversified corporation engaged in inland marine barging and aggregate supply, consumer product distribution, coal production and sales, oil exploration and production, the manufacture of wellhead equipment and insurance.

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