Port of Long Beach has announced that Jon Slangerup, ceo of the company, has resigned from his position ad will be leaving the port on October 29.
Slangerup has accepted a position as chairman and CEO of an aviation technology company.
“I wish to thank the Board of Harbor Commissioners for the opportunity I’ve had to lead the Port of Long Beach and our exceptional team of managers and professionals. The experience of helping guide the Port through our industry’s swiftly changing and often uncharted waters has been both an exciting challenge and a great honor. I am exceedingly proud of the work we’ve accomplished together over the past two years in driving forward our vision for the Green Port of the Future. I leave my post content in the knowledge that the Port’s greatest years lie ahead,” said Slangerup.
The board of harbor commissioners will oversee the search for a new CEO.