2 February 2012

Shoreham Port are delighted to

announce that Fiona Morris has been appointed as Deputy Chair. Fiona was

originally appointed to the Board in January 2006 and since then she has

represented the Board on both the Port Users’ Group and other stakeholder


Fiona lives locally in Brighton

and has over 30 years of commercial, operational and business continuity

experience and has been responsible for driving through major technological and

organisational change and development. She was the first female Production

Director and Managing Director of a press centre responsible for printing and

distributing two national newspapers.

Fiona Morris said “I am thrilled

to be appointed Deputy Chair of Shoreham Port and look forward to continuing to

contribute towards the considerable success of the port. There are

many exciting projects taking place in the port, including the new £10m purpose

built steel processing facility for Parker Steel which will create up to 200 new local jobs when it opens in April 2012. Shoreham

Port is a major driver for the Sussex economy with 1400 jobs within the Port

area and is in/directly supporting many thousands of jobs in the

South East. I am committed to keeping Shoreham Port at the heart of the


Rodney Lunn, Chief Executive of

Shoreham Port commented “Fiona is a dynamic and enthusiastic member of the

Board and is passionate not only about customer service, but also ensuring that

the port meets all of its stakeholder responsibilities. Fiona and the new Chair

Jim May will make a very good team and we look forward to working with them to

the benefit of the customers and community”.