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Jorge Quijano Designated As New Administrator of the Panama Canal

Canal Daily OperationThe engineer Jorge Quijano was selected by the Board of Directors of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) as the new administrator of the entity. The announcement was made by the Minister of Canal Affairs Romulo Roux. Roux said they have been analyzing this designation since August 2011, when they began to study the needs of the company, the country, and users of the Panama Canal, so the ACP board of directors agreed to the appointment of the engineer, who has been working for the entity for more than 30 years. "The board of directors made ​​this selection process by developing a specific timeframe within which thy decided the challenges of the Canal and its expansion, to develop the profile of the new administrator on this basis," said Roux.

Meanwhile the engineer Jorge Quijano said he was grateful for the opportunity he has been given, and for the trust that has been placed in him, and he said he would continue the work that has been started, and he would give the required attention to the work of expanding the Panama Canal. "My commitment is to meet this challenge, and also I believe that the future of the Canal has opportunities, and with the support of this work force I can do it," said Quijano

Quijano has a Masters in Industrial Engineering and Management at Lamar University, in Texas in the United States. He began working for the Panama Canal in 1975 as an engineer in the Division of Locks. In 1999 he became the Director of Marine Operations, a position he held for more than seven years. In 2007 he was appointed Executive Vice President of Engineering and Program Management, where he managed the development of the expansion program of the waterway. (Panama America)

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Jorge Quijano Designated As New Administrator of the Panama Canal
Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, March 10 2012 @ 12:28 AM UTC

Finally a men appointed by MERRITT and not by political favoritism.
A men that transcended from (CFR Title 35) The Panama Company & Panama Canal Commission, now ACP.

Hail to the New Chief !