Chris Lytle was named the new executive director of the Port of Oakland last week. A maritime shipping industry ¬veteran, he was selected after a four-month global search, said a news release from the port.

“The Port Commission set a high standard for its next leader and has successfully achieved this goal with the selection of Chris Lytle, who has a proven track record of growing business while engaging the community and ensuring leading environmental stewardship,”  board president Gilda Gonzales said.

Subscribe Now

Independent and authoritative analysis and perspective for the bond buying industry.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.