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Port of Oakland hires new Director of Human Resources

Oakland, Calif. – June 13, 2018: The Port of Oakland has named Michael Mitchell as its new Director of Human Resources. A 12-year Port veteran, Mr. Mitchell previously served as the Port’s Human Resources Manager. “Michael Mitchell brings a wealth of government experience to this position,” said Port of Oakland Executive Director Chris Lytle. “His effectiveness in… Read More

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Port of Oakland boss to grads: Don’t pull back from the world

Seattle, Wash. – June 11, 2018: A global trade executive yesterday urged college graduates to reject “extreme protectionism,” calling it damaging and futile.  Speaking at Central Washington University’s Kent, Wash., commencement, Port of Oakland Executive Director Chris Lytle asked his audience to instead embrace globalization. “Don’t disengage from the world – don’t be part of the illogical rush… Read More

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Oakland International Airport will be home to two American Heart Association Hands-Only CPR training kiosks

Oakland, Calif. – June 4, 2018: — The American Heart Association – the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease – unveiled two Hands-Only CPR training kiosks today at Oakland International Airport during National CPR and AED Awareness Week, an annual observance that highlights how lives can be saved if more Americans… Read More

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Port of Oakland hires workforce development industry leader

Oakland, Calif. – May 7, 2018: The Port of Oakland today named Julina Bonilla the Workforce Development Manager in its Social Responsibility Division. In the newly-created position, Ms. Bonilla is primarily responsible for managing a workforce development program that gives local residents access to Port-related employment opportunities. “Julina Bonilla brings strong leadership skills, a deep… Read More

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