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Cindy Hennigan Named Deputy Managing Director

Chairman Daniel B. Maffei today announced that Cindy R. Hennigan has been designated as the Deputy Managing Director and appointed to be a member of the Senior Executive Service.

As Deputy Managing Director, Ms. Hennigan will serve as the operating director for the Commission’s administrative functions and as the primary technical advisor to the Managing Director.

She assumes her new duties effectively immediately.

“Strong and steady management is key to the Federal Maritime Commission’s effectiveness as a regulatory agency. In her decades of military and federal service, Cindy Hennigan has a proven record of getting things done in the public interest. My fellow Commissioners and I are thrilled she will be joining the Senior Executive Service at the FMC and are grateful for her continued dedication to serving her country,” said Chairman Maffei.

Ms. Hennigan was hired by the Federal Maritime Commission in 2020 as its Director of the Bureau of Certification and Licensing. Prior to coming to the Commission, she worked at U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the U.S. Small Business Administration. She is a Retired U.S. Army Reserve Major with 25 years of service.

Ms. Hennigan earned a Master of Business Administration from Webster University and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Francis Marion University.