Hillman Transportation Names Kenny President
Robert E. Kenny has been named president and chief operating officer of Hillman Transportation Company, an operating division of Hillman Manufacturing Company, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219. Hillman Transportation is engaged in inland marine transportation serving shippers of coal, other basic commodities, and heavy manufactured products. Mr. Kenny was previously director of market development and planning with Dravo Corporation, which he joined in 1969. His activities at Dravo included business planning and development, marketing research and acquisitions. Prior to his experience at Dravo, Mr Kenny was senior analyst in the Commercial Research Division of U.S. Steel Corporation, where he was concerned with product, market and economic research, strategy and development.
Other experience includes positions with Dewey and Almy Chemical Division of W.R. Grace and Company, subsequent to his receiving .a master's degree in business administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Business. A native of Attleboro, Mass., Mr. Kenny received his Bachelor of Arts degree with distinction from Brown University, where he also earned the rank of ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve. Subsequently, he served to the rank of lieutenant aboard a destroyer escort.