Scheidt Named Marketing And Sales Vice President For American Steamship
Michael M. Scheidt has been promoted to vice president-marketing and sales of American Steamship Company (ASC), Buffalo, N.Y.
The announcement was made by ASC's senior vice president, Ned A. Smith. Mr. Scheidt will be actively involved with the planning and development of long-term marketing strategies and policies; he will continue to be responsible for the sales function.
He began his career with ASC in 1967 as an administrative assistant for the grain brokerage and agency operations of Boland & Cornelius, a subsidiary of ASC. Other positions he has held include traffic dispatcher, assistant vice president-traffic, vice president-business development, and vice president-sales. He graduated from the University of Vermont with a BA degree in business administration.
Another change in ASC's marketing department announced by Mr.
Smith was the promotion of Russell W. Luther to assistant vice president-sales. An account executive with ASC since 1981, he will remain in charge of his various Great Lakes accounts as well as ASC's marketing efforts off the Lakes.