Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
Todd Rives, Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, is responsible for Port of New Orleans revenue-producing activities, including cargo and maritime leases, cruise and tourism, industrial real estate and vessel berthing. Todd’s accomplishments include a track record of meeting ambitious goals, developing effective private partnerships and improving profitability in challenging environments.
Most recently, Rives served as CMA CGM’s Vice President for Marine Sourcing, managing $1.7 billion in U.S. maritime operations, including contracts with key port authority terminals; stevedores; and various barge, vessel and tug operators. He developed and oversaw a $10 million Terminal Agility cost savings program and also facilitated new Transpacific and Latin America service opportunities to ensure commercial requirements with best-in-class cost and service agreements.
Rives has previous roles in both domestic and international markets for CMA CGM in South Africa, Nigeria, France and Canada as well as in Norfolk, Virginia home to CMA CGM’s US headquarters.