Westway Group LLC, owner of Westway Terminals, a global provider of bulk liquid storage services, has promoted Gene McClain from his current position as president to the role of CEO for Westway Group LLC. The change fills a position vacated in the transition following the acquisition of Westway Group and its subsidiary Westway Terminals by affiliates of EQT Infrastructure II.
Gene began his career with Westway in August of 2005 as the regional manager for the Gulf Coast. During his tenure with Westway, he assumed increasing levels of responsibility within Westway up to his most recent promotion to President in 2011. Prior to joining Westway, Gene had over 20 years of experience working for GATX as well as several years of prior terminal experience working for Intercontinental Terminals.
Westway Terminals, headquartered in New Orleans LA, provides bulk liquid storage and related services to clients from a network of 19 strategic hubs located throughout North America and Europe. The business is focused on niche liquid products and customized service offerings and Westway has a leading market position in the agricultural and chemical commodity sectors. Key products stored include petroleum oils, caustics, asphalts, vegetable oils, methyl esters, chemicals and molasses products, among others. Westway is actively acquiring and developing green-field and brownfield expansion terminal projects to serve the growing needs of its diverse client base. Westway's European business unit, serving clients from its terminals located throughout Europe, is based in Amsterdam, Netherlands.