Western Group President Brad Eshleman to Retire; W.D. “Bill” Mooney Named Successor

Brad EshlemanJan. 19, 2021 - Western Group’s president Brad Eshleman announced that he will retire effective February 28, 2021, and that W.D. (Bill) Mooney will succeed him.

Eshleman has been with Western for over 35 years and has served as President, Western Group and President, Western Stevedoring Company Limited since February 1, 2011. He will continue on in an advisory role to the Board and President through 2021.

“I feel very fortunate to have been part of growing and diversifying Western Stevedoring,” Eshleman said. “Western has grown into one of the largest and most diversified marine logistics companies in B.C. in partnership with our customers and stakeholders."

Bill Mooney Mooney has held numerous senior executive positions with several global agricultural companies throughout his career with a focus on building teams and growing organizations within those supply chains. He was instrumental in the formation of G3 Global Grain Group, and he led the construction of the G3 Vancouver Grain Terminal. Mooney brings a unique skill set to lead the Western Group: driving organizational development, empowering people, and delivering on mission critical issues within complex business environments, all of which will contribute to the future success of the Western Group.

Mooney will join Western Group as President on March 1, 2021.

Note: Western Stevedoring on Jan. 7 announced a rebranding of its corporate entity as “Western Group.” The Group’s operating divisions include: Western Stevedoring Company Limited, Coast2000 Terminals Ltd., and Tidal Transport Ltd. (joint venture partner with Western).

Western Stevedoring is a diversified stevedoring, terminal and logistics company with operations throughout British Columbia since 1948. To learn more, visit: www.westeve.com.

SOURCE: Western Stevedoring