Calendar of Events

Speaker: Mr. Jorge Quijano, CEO, Panama Canal Authority

Date: February 14, 2013
Time: 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Category: Events
Location: Spindletop Room, 8th Floor, Mary and John Gray Library

Mr. Jorge Quijano, the CEO of the Panama Canal Authority will make a presentation on the $ 5.25 billion Panama Canal Expansion Program. The Panama Canal is the leading interoceanic waterway that serves worldwide maritime commerce.

A native of Panama City, Republic of Panama, Mr. Quijano earned his BS in Industrial Engineering in 1973 and ME in Industrial Engineering from Lamar University in 1974. He started his career with the Panama Canal in 1975, occupying several positions within the organization and in 1999 he became Director of Maritime Operations, the largest department at the Panama Canal. In September 2006, he was designated to manage the Panama Canal's $5.25 billion expansion program; and to that effect, he was appointed Executive Vice President of the Engineering and Programs Management Department in 2007.

In September 2012, Mr. Quijano was named CEO of the Panama Canal Authority.

Contact: Brian Craig, Professor and Chair, Department of Industrial Engineering