Malcolm Dick Elected President Of Gibbs & Cox Naval Architectural Firm

Richard M. Ehrlich, chairman of Gibbs & Cox, Inc., of New York City, one of the nation's leading independent naval architectural firms, recently announced that the board of directors had elected Malcolm Dick president. Mr. Dick, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, joined Gibbs & Cox in 1952, serving in various capacities, most recently as executive vice president and previously as vice president and hull division head. He is a member of the American Society of Naval Engineers, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Management Association, and the Committee on Naval Architecture of the American Bureau of Shipping.

It was also announced that Thomas M. Buermann, president, retired effective January 24, 1983. Mr. Buermann's retirement comes after serving with Gibbs & Cox for 44 years. He will remain a member of the board of directors. Gibbs & Cox, Inc., a leading designer of combatant and other ship types, with offices located in New York City, Crystal City, and Newport News, Va., has served the U.S. Navy, foreign navies, and commercial clients for over 53 years. Recent programs include the FFG7 class as class design agent for the U.S. Navy, the detail design of a Spanish aircraft carrier, and the Spanish patrol frigate, working in close association with Empresa Nacional, BAZAN, de Construcciones Navales Militares, S.A.

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