Juan Kuryla, Port of Miami deputy director, has been named CEO of the Jacksonville Port Authority.
The port board unanimously voted 7-0 for Kuryla at a meeting today.
The other two finalists for the position were Roy Schleicher, interim JaxPort CEO and former executive vice president, and Michael Moore, Global Container Terminals president and CEO.
Kuryla has served as Miami's deputy port director since 2009. His background includes serving as assistant port director for maritime services from 2007-09 and assistant port director for intergovernmental affairs and promotions from 2002-07.
Kuryla succeeds Paul Anderson, who resigned to become CEO of the Port of Tampa.
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