Gulf Trading Names Kenneth L. Hawthorne
Kenneth L. Hawthorne, formerly director-equal employment opportunity for Gulf Oil Corporation, has been named vice president- human resources for Gulf Trading & Transportation Company (GT&T).
He succeeds H.G. Carpenter, who has been appointed general manager-international marine fuel sales for GT&T, one of Gulf's seven divisional companies. Both will remain in Pittsburgh, Pa. A native of Pittsburgh, Mr. Hawthorne joined Gulf as a retail consignment representative in 1963 and became sales representative the following year. In 1968, he was promoted to supervisor of Gulf service stations on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
As a loaned executive from Gulf to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1969, Mr. Hawthorne served in Harrisburg, Pa., as a special urban affairs representative of former Governor Raymond P. Shafer.
He was named an advisor on Gulf's worldwide marketing coordination staff in 1970, New York City district marketing manager in 1971, and corporate EEO director in 1975.