NYK Ports LLC announced that Brian Johnson has been named as Director of Business Development. In his new role, Mr. Johnson will assist in developing clear strategies to expand core business for NYK Ports, Ceres Terminals Incorporated and Yusen Terminals LLC. He will also develop new opportunities for the companies while contributing to the strategic planning and execution of all activities for sales, marketing and customer relations. He will be based in the Yusen Terminals’ Los Angeles office.
Brian Johnson began his career as Environmental Coordinator for Metropolitan Stevedoring Company in 1998. He left the industry in 2000 to earn an MBA at the University of Chicago. In 2002, Brian served as a Consultant for Deloitte and Touche. He subsequently served as Senior IT Strategist and later as Director of Business Solutions for New Century Financial. In 2007, Brian returned to Metropolitan Stevedoring Company as Director of Strategic Analysis and Contracts and later as Vice President of Business Development.
Mr. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from California Polytechnic State University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago, Booth Graduate School of Business.