Foss Brings on Seasoned Industry Veteran to Head up Engineering Department
SEATTLE, November 4, 2011 - Experienced maritime executive Douglas Wolff has joined Foss Maritime as the company's Director of Engineering.
Wolff brings 35 years of naval architecture and project management experience to Foss, including a combined 17 years at MARCO Seattle and Halter Marine. He most recently served at the Elliott Bay Design Group as the Vice President of Operations, and before that as Chief Naval Architect.
"Doug has extensive experience in the design of all types of commercial vessels," said Mike Magill, Vice President of Technical Services for the Seattle-based maritime company. "He's also worked closely with regulatory agencies for many years. We're thrilled to have him bring his industry and technical knowledge to Foss."
A professional engineer, Wolff is registered in five states including Washington and Oregon. He was elected a Fellow of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, and has published numerous technical papers. Wolff graduated from Webb Institute of Naval Architecture and has a Masters of Business Administration from City University of Seattle.