Mayor Garcia's Statement on CEO Jon Slangerup
September 8, 2016
Mayor Robert Garcia released the following statement regarding Jon Slangerup, Chief Executive Officer of the Port of Long Beach:
“Jon Slangerup has been an outstanding leader for the Port of Long Beach, expanding capacity and improving efficiency, reducing emissions, and guiding the Port through challenges to new records in volume and revenue. He has fostered an excellent working relationship between the Harbor Department and City Hall, as well as with the community, and played an instrumental role in bringing the new Port headquarters to the new Civic Center complex. Jon will be missed, and I personally developed a great working relationship and a friendship. On behalf of the city, I wish him the best in his next endeavors, and we are very grateful for his contributions over the past two years."