Delta Steamship Names Badger And Collins
James F. Badger has rejoined Delta Steamship Lines, Inc., as vice president-market research, according to an announcement by Capt. J.W. Clark, president of the New Orleans, La.-based line. Mr. Badger served previously with Delta Line (1967 to 1974) in various managerial capacities.
In his new position, Mr. Badger will be involved with all phases of the company's marketing operations. A native of Gaffney, S.C., Mr. Badger attended graduate school at the University of South Carolina, and Tulane and was a candidate for a doctorate in economics at Tulane University in New Orleans.
Captain Clark also announced that Richard V. Collins, who has been with Delta since 1973, has been promoted to the position of assistant to the president.
Mr. Collins is a 1966 graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy, holds an unlimited master's license and attended Northwestern University, where he earned a master's degree in business administration in 1973, when he first joined Delta. His most recent position with Delta was as assistant vice president-market research.
Delta Steamship Lines, Inc., 1700 International Trade Mart, New Orleans, La. 70150, owns and operates a fleet of ultramodern vessels that offer service between U.S. Gulf of Mexico ports and the east coast of South America, Central America, the Caribbean and West Africa. Recently, Delta and Prudential Lines, Inc., signed a letter of intent by which it is expected that Delta will acquire Prudential's Latin Ameri- can trade services.