- Ray Fitzgerald
President and Chief Operating Officer
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions
Raymond Fitzgerald is President and COO of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions, the global Logistics unit of Wallenius Wilhelmsen ASA.
Wallenius Wilhelmsen ASA is a global enterprise focused on developing sustainable full lifecycle logistics solutions for specialty service providers and OEMs of cars, trucks, heavy equipment and specialized cargo.
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions comprises the group’s worldwide activities related to land based logistics and supply chain management; including marine and inland terminals, technical services, fleet management services and inland transportation.
Before assuming his current role, Mr. Fitzgerald was President for WWL’s shipping and logistics activities across the Americas and EMEA from 2011 through 2016.
Mr. Fitzgerald is also Chairman of the ARC Group, one of the leading U.S. Flag transportation and logistics enterprises. He served as President and CEO of ARC Shipping, and COO of its parent company American Shipping and Logistics (ASL), the ARC Group predecessor, from 2007 until 2011.
Mr. Fitzgerald was based in Oslo, Norway from 2004 through 2007 where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics A.S. In this role he was responsible for WWL’s global Ocean Transportation, Marine Terminal and Supply Chain Management business units.
Mr. Fitzgerald began his tenure with WWL in 2000. Previously, he spent 13 years with the Crowley Maritime Group of companies, where he held several executive positions. His career in the maritime industry began in New York in the 1984.
Mr. Fitzgerald is a graduate of Saint Francis University and holds degrees in Economics and Business Finance and Management. He has completed executive education programs at the University of Chicago and IE Business School in Madrid.
Mr. Fitzgerald also serves as Chairman of the Board of Governors for the Ocean Exchange, a non-profit organization that links innovators and entrepreneurs with global organizations to advance and promote innovations, solutions and cutting-edge technologies that positively impact the environment, local economies and communities around the world.