K.W. Waldorf Named To New Zapata Post
Kenneth W. Waldorf has been named vice president of Zapata Corporation's Technical Services Group, with responsibility for new construction of offshore drilling rigs, marine service and fishing vessels, and fish processing plants. This represents a concentration of these construction activities in one group in keeping with the rapid growth of Zapata's marinerelated businesses. Five -drilling rigs, 13 marine service vessels and two fishing vessels are presently being built under Zapata's aggressive expansion program.
Mr. Waldorf joined Zapata last year as manager of planning and financial analysis. Previously, he was associated for four years with Exxon Company, U.S.A., in various marine planning and operations activities, most recently as engineering manager. In that capacity, he directed the group responsible for design and construction of both tankers and inland marine equipment. Earlier, he served as a submarine officer in the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Waldorf has a bachelor of science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and a master's degree in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley.