TAMPA, Fla. (WTSP) -- The Tampa Port Authority Board of Commissioners
today named A. Paul Anderson as the authority's next port director and
Anderson will succeed Richard Wainio, who served in the position since March 2005.
Anderson has a distinguished 30-year professional
career serving in senior level public and private sector positions. He
currently serves as the chief executive officer of the Jacksonville Port
Tampa Port Authority administers
Florida's largest port. It is also one of the nation's premier cruise
home ports, as well as a major center for shipbuilding and repair. The Port of Tampa generates nearly 100,000 jobs and some $8 billion in economic impact, according to Tampa Port Authority.