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Frederick M. Hunger

Fred Hunger

Chairman and CEO
The World Group Companies

DTI Board Member



Frederick M. Hunger was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The World Group of Companies in 1995 with the responsibility of leading the activities of all of the operating units— World Shipping, Inc., ContainerPort Group, Inc., NewPort Tank Containers, Inc., United World Line, Inc., and WSI Forwarding & Brokerage Services. Today, the World Group of Companies employs over 575 professionals and has expertise in many areas of the intermodal industry. Hunger joined World Shipping, Inc., in 1988 as Manager, Corporate Development, with overall responsibility for financial management, strategic planning, development and allocation of human resources, sales development and management, acquisitions, and new business development. He was promoted to Executive Vice President in 1993 with responsibility of oversight over all operating divisions and profit centers of The World Group. Hunger is a 1985 graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, receiving a Bachelor of Science in economics and management. He received his MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University in 1990.