Freeport, TX — Port Freeport is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Lowe as Port Freeport Director of Administration and Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for the accounting and financial reporting, treasury, risk management, financial analysis and human resource management.
Lowe joins Port Freeport from BASF with more than 20 years of managerial experience including leading multi-business unit accounting activities, financial leadership support, acquisition integrations, contract reviews, and organizational designs. Lowe holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of South Carolina. He is also an active member of the local community as a volunteer board member of Boys and Girls Club of Brazoria County, as well as served on the Finance Committee of Brazosport Regional Health System.
“On behalf of the Port Commission, I would like to extend a welcome to Mr. Lowe as he joins Port Freeport. We look forward to working with him on the Port’s continuing success for the future,” said Port Chairman Paul Kresta.
As the new CFO, Lowe will advise executive staff and play a significant role in the guidance of planning for the Port’s strategic initiatives. “We are fortunate to have Rob join the Port Freeport team. His extensive knowledge, coupled with his experience with local industry, will significantly contribute toward the Port’s progress as we continue to expand our role in regional and global commerce,” stated Phyllis Saathoff, Executive Director/CEO.
Nationally, Port Freeport is ranked 10th in chemicals, 26th in containers and 19th in total tonnage. The Freeport Harbor Channel serves The Dow Chemical Company, Phillips 66, BASF, Tenaris, Vulcan Materials Company, Mammoet, Horizon Terminal Services, Freeport LNG, Riviana Foods, Inc., Dole Fresh Fruit, Chiquita Fresh N.A., Seaway Pipeline Company and Seaway Marine Terminal, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), and Hoegh Autoliners.
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Photo Caption: Port Freeport welcomes Rob Lowe as Director of Administration and Chief Financial Officer.