Maersk Line CEO in play to head US port

According to several media, departing CEO of Maersk Line's US subsidiary, John Reinhart, who will resign in January 2014, is named as a candidate for the job as CEO of the Port of Virginia.

On Thursday the Board of the Port of Virginia Authority will sit down to decide who becomes the new CEO of the port authority. Included among the most attractive new executive candidates is departing Maersk Line Limited CEO John Reinhart, who on October 16th announced his desire to step down in January 2014.

According to Virginia Port Authority Chairman Jeff Wassmer, the Maersk executive's name has been mentioned frequently as a potential candidate for the job, and the decision will ultimately be made in collaboration with the Governor of Virginia, writes Dailypress.

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