Fairweather Names New President


By The Maritime Executive 09-24-2015 10:56:25

Fairweather, LLC and Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) have announced the appointment of Linda Leary as the new president of Fairweather, LLC and the Deadhorse Aviation Center, LLC (DAC). 

A long-time Alaskan, Leary brings over 30 years of logistics and sales experience, formerly serving as the president of Carlile Transportation Systems – one of Alaska’s largest trucking and logistics companies – and senior vice president of Alaska Communications. 

“We are positive about the future of Alaska’s natural resource industry and extremely excited to have Linda join the Fairweather/ECO team,” said Rick Fox, senior vice president and general manager of ECO’s Alaska operations. “Linda’s vast experience meeting the unique needs of Alaskan companies with an emphasis on transportation and logistics will provide a great value to our clients.”

“I’m proud to join the Fairweather team,” Leary said. “Edison Chouest Offshore is committed to Alaska and Alaskans, and I look forward to joining them in their mission to support safe and efficient exploration and production in the Arctic.”

Linda Leary

Leary is active in several leadership roles throughout Alaska. She currently chairs the Alaska Railroad board of directors and serves on the Rasmuson Foundation board of directors. Leary holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine and a master’s degree in global supply chain management from the University of Alaska Anchorage.

A member of the Edison Chouest Offshore group of companies, Fairweather is an Alaskan company founded in 1976 that provides remote medical, aviation, logistics and scientific support services to Alaska’s natural resource industry.  Fairweather’s operations include the Deadhorse Aviation Center – a multi-faceted aviation facility located on the North Slope, supporting the U.S. Arctic’s expanding oil and gas industry onshore and offshore.