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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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Hardin Bethea (Photo: Blackhill Partners)

Bethea Appointed Director at Blackhill Partners

Analyst and SMid-Cap Portfolio Manager for a boutique investment firm where he was responsible for investment products valued at approximately $1 billion. Bethea’s experience also includes working in the Credit Products group within the Global Corporate and Investment Banking division of Bank of America where he served a broad range of clients in the business services, retail, travel/tourism, transportation, aerospace and manufacturing industries.   Bethea earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Richmond in Richmond, Va., and a Master of International

Oil Above $55 on Weaker Dollar, Saudi Output

pared losses after the dollar renewed its slide. "In the past 15 years, the global economy was defined by rising commodity prices, zero interest rate policy, and a weak USD. This cycle has now gone into reverse with a decelerating industrial economy in China and the rise of U.S. shale," Bank of America Merrill Lynch said in a report. "A combination of a strong dollar, higher interest rates and subdued growth may keep commodity prices in check in 2015," it added. China's February crude oil imports from Iran fell 3.7 percent from a year ago to 2.04 million tonnes. China boosted

Giaever to Take Over as CFO at NAT, NAO

 Bjorn Giaever will take up his position as the new chief financial officer (CFO) at Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) and Nordic American Offshore Ltd. (NAO) from October 16, 2017.   Giaever joins NAT/NAO from maritime focused investment bank Fearnley Securities AS, where he served as a director and partner in the Corporate Finance division. Giaever has served as a corporate advisor in the John Fredriksen group in London, top rated Senior Shipping Analyst in DNB Markets and partner in Inge Steensland AS, specializing in gas related maritime matters.    Outgoing NAT/NAO CFO

Credit Suisse Names Perry Global Co-Head of O&G

Credit Suisse on Friday named Tim Perry global co-head of oil and gas investment banking, effective January. Perry - who is being promoted from his current job as regional oil and gas co-head for the Americas - will work together with Osmar Abib, who has led the oil and gas group since 2011, Credit Suisse said in a statement. (Reporting by Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi)

Capt. Herbert Soanes

Misuga Group Appoints Soanes as COO

Experienced shipping executive joins from DVB Bank to lead the Misuga Group in their next stage of growth and development.   The Misuga Group announced  that Capt. Herbert Soanes has been named Chief Commercial Officer for Europe and the Americas. Capt. Soanes will solidify and expand the business base which encompasses a fleet of more than 170 vessels. Capt. Soanes spent the past 10 years at DVB Bank serving most recently as Senior Vice President in their global shipping and offshore business. His prior experience includes senior roles at Manalytics International (US, UAE, Canada) and

Michel Dominique Thomsen (Photo: Dan-Bunkering)

Thomsen Named Dan-Bunkering (America) Commercial Director

Michel Dominique Thomsen has been promoted to the position of commercial director with Dan-Bunkering (America) Inc. as of August 1, 2017.    Thomsen initially started as bunker trader with Dan-Bunkering at the office in Copenhagen in 2005. During his 12 year career, he has been stationed abroad, working as a sales manager for three years, before returning to Copenhagen to become a team leader in 2013.    Thomsen is succeeding Jim Jensen who was promoted to managing director of Dan-Bunkering (America) Inc. earlier this year.   

David Turnbull (Photo: Seabury Capital)

Turnbull Named Senior Advisor at Seabury Capital

Seabury Capital LLC has appointed David M. Turnbull as a Senior Advisor. Turnbull will serve to facilitate Seabury Capital’s expansion of its global product and advisory service offerings in specialty finance, investment banking, technology and software applications.   Seabury Capital Chairman, President & CEO John E. Luth commented, “The addition of an experienced and well-respected industry expert such as David Turnbull will advance Seabury Capital’s efforts in serving our clients’ needs. His insights and significant reference points within the aviation, aerospace

Chairman, Ian Davis of Roll Royce

Rolls-Royce Rejigs Top Deck

where she was responsible for all of HSBC's operations in the USA and played a key role in strengthening the financial institution's risk processes. During a 29 year career at HSBC, she held a number of international roles including as the first woman to lead HSBC in Malaysia and launching its Islamic banking unit. She is a passionate advocate of diversity and inclusion.   In a further change, John Neill, who joined the Board in November 2008, will stand down at the AGM in May having completed six years as a Non-Executive Director.   Ian Davis said,"I'm pleased to announce that Irene

J.F. Lehman & Company Appoints Hanenberg to Principal

firm focused on the defense, aerospace and maritime sectors, is pleased to announce the promotion of William J. Hanenberg from Vice President to Principal. Hanenberg joined the firm in 2008 as an Associate and has been promoted four times.  Prior to joining J.F. Lehman, he was an investment banking analyst in the Global Industrials Group at Banc of America Securities where he worked extensively in the Aerospace & Defense end-markets. Mr. Hanenberg earned a B.S. in economics from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University's Graduate School of Business

Bob Barone (Photo: PDS)

Barone Named VP of Precision Drive Systems

 Precisions Drive Systems (PDS), a global provider of high-speed precision spindle motors, support and repair based in Bessemer City, N.C., announced that Bob Barone has been named vice president of the company.   Barone brings a wealth of experience to PDS, including owning and operating an architectural millwork company, as well as holding product management and sales positions with Michael Weinig, Biesse America and Benz. His experience in wood, plastic and engineered composite manufacturing applications will be brought to bear assisting PDS customers with all of their spindle needs

BP Names New Group Chief Economist

BP today announced the appointment of Spencer Dale as its new Group Chief Economist with effect from the end of October. Mr Dale joins BP from the Bank of England where he is currently Executive Director for Financial Stability Strategy and Risk. He is also a member of the Bank’s Financial Policy Committee. In his previous capacity as the Bank’s Chief Economist, Mr Dale served for six years on the Monetary Policy Committee. Since joining the Bank in 1989, Mr Dale’s roles included working as private secretary to former Governor Mervyn King and a secondment as a visiting Senior

Michael Hansen (Photo: Asahi/America, Inc.)

Asahi/America Promotes Hansen to VP

Asahi/America, Inc. has promoted Michael J. Hansen to Vice President of the Western Region and International Operations.   Since August 2015, Hansen has been handling the reporting and strategic planning of Asahi/America’s sales operations in South America, the Pacific Islands, and, most recently, the company’s entrance into the Australian marketplace. In addition to these responsibilities, Hansen will continue to oversee Asahi/America’s team of sales representatives west of the Mississippi River, and assist Asahi/America district sales managers and their distributors with

Chad Call (Photo: Intermarine LLC)

Intermarine Promotes Corporate Finance Director

cargo transporter Intermarine, LLC reports it has promoted Chad Call to Director of Corporate Finance. Call will continue to report to Michael Dumas, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In this new role, Call will be responsible for managing the company’s banking relationships, corporate financial analysis, forecasting and financial reporting. Call joined Intermarine in 2010, where he previously served as Intermarine’s Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis. In this role he worked alongside the company’s top leadership and private equity

Maritime Labor Alliance Holds Leadership Summit

; said Harold Daggett, President of the ILA. “Working in conjunction with the legislative representatives of all of our unions, we will make our voices heard where it counts in Washington as well as on the Docks.” An expert on employee benefit plans, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and author of the book “When the Good Pensions Go Away: Why America Needs a New Deal for Pension and Health Care Reform,” Dr. Mackell also serves as Special Advisor to the International President of the International Longshoremen’s Association, for political, legislative

Marcelo of Brazil is challenged by Hector Herrera of Mexico (Photo courtesy of FIFA)

Brazilian Ports Pause for World Cup Matches

halted operations for two hours during the games and resumed work shortly thereafter, the spokesman added. Administrative workers at both Santos and Paranagua planned to leave work at 1 p.m. local time on Monday, though some mooring and security workers were to continue working. Financial markets, banks and other companies have also closed early on game days in Latin America's largest economy. (Reporting by Caroline Stauffer and Gustavo Bonato, editing by G Crosse

Beth Bodensteiner

Beth Bodensteiner is Sr VP at Holland America Line

  Beth Bodensteiner has been promoted to senior vice president, revenue management for Holland America Line. In this capacity, Bodensteiner will lead the development and execution of all revenue management programs and initiatives that support Holland America Line’s revenue goals. She will report directly to Orlando Ashford, president of Holland America Line. “Since joining the company more than a decade ago Beth has consistently demonstrated a level of professionalism and expertise that have been instrumental in the company’s planning and decision making,” said Ashford.

Petrobras

Bradesco Asset Management Nominates 2 on Petrobras Board

  The assets management unit of Brazilian bank Bradesco has proposed two candidates for seats on the board of the state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras. Petrobras said in a filing on Friday that Bradesco Asset Management SA had nominated Eduardo Bunker Gentil and Otavio Yazbek as candidates for the board. Gentil was executive director at the local investment bank Itau BBA as well as an executive director at Credit Suisse. Yazbek is an attorney in Sao Paulo and a director of regulation at the BM&FBovespa commodities and stock exchange in Sao Paulo. Petrobras said

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