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Port of Seattle Commission begins search for new Executive Director

From SeaTac blog:

The Port of Seattle Commission officially opened its search for an Executive Director to applicants by posting a job description and announcing the results of an extensive outreach effort seeking input about the critical qualities and attributes for the next Port leader.

The public outreach included a web survey that received more […]

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Port of Seattle survey seeks public input in search for new chief

The Port of Seattle Commission has launched a public process to find a new executive director to lead the organization in its mission to create jobs, stimulate economic development and protect the environment.

The commissioners are seeking input from the public, customers and employees about the qualities and experience desired in a new leader. An […]

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Ex-Port of Seattle CEO Ted Fick takes plea deal in DUI case

Former Port of Seattle CEO Ted Fick entered a guilty plea to reckless driving, admitting that he displayed “a willful and wanton disregard for the safety of others.”

More at the Puget Sound Business Journal

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Port of Seattle CEO resigns after $4.7 million payout called unlawful

From ‘Port of Seattle unlawfully gifted $4.7 million in public funds to hundreds of employees’ at Q13:

The Port of Seattle unlawfully gifted $4.7 million in public funds to 642 Port employees last year, the draft findings of a State Auditor’s investigation allege.

The news comes as the Port of Seattle CEO Ted Fick announced […]

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Seattle Port CEO Ted Fick reflects on busy first year

Excerpts from the Seattle Times:

After 15 months on the job, Port of Seattle CEO Fick says he is getting his bearings and making the top spot his own.

“There was a steep learning curve,” said Fick, whose entire career was spent in the manufacturing sector. “Coming from the private sector to a public agency, […]

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As new CEO takes helm, Port of Seattle faces stiff competition for shipping

Ted Fick, the Port of Seattle’s new CEO, is a former manufacturing and distribution company executive who is from Tacoma.

The Port of Seattle’s new CEO began work Thursday, faced with a booming airport and a struggling seaport.

According to port documents, the Port of Seattle supports 148,000 maritime jobs that pay an average of […]

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