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Profile: Juan Carlos Croston

Man from MIT has finger on the pulse

Juan Carlos Croston

A prominent figure in the maritime sector of the region, Juan Carlos Croston was elected Vice President of the Caribbean Shipping Association at the annual conference in Cartagena in October 2015. Here, he talks to Caribbean Maritime about his career so far – he is vice president, marketing and corporate affairs, with Manzanillo International Terminal (MIT) in Panama – and his hopes and expectations for the industry.

Q: Where were you born, where did you go to school and what did your parents do for a living?
A: I was born in Panama City, Panama, and attended a private school, also in Panama. I grew up as an only child with my Mom, who is a nurse and still practices after 40-plus years. My Dad is a doctor.

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