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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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CGG Names Baidoukov CFO

oil and gas industry experience. He is currently Group CFO at OiLSERV Group, a Middle East and North Africa Oilfield Services company. Prior to this, he was CFO of Maersk Oil US, and Group CFO of Integra Group, a CIS oilfield services company. Baidoukov spent 10 years of his career at Schlumberger in finance positions at the corporate and regional levels.Baidoukov holds an MBA degree from TRIUM Global Executive MBA, a joint program of NYU Stern School of Business, LSE and HEC Paris. He also holds a Master of Science (Honors), Economics degree from the Russian Peoples’ Friendship University, and

Thierry Hochoa (Photo: BOURBON)

Hochoa Takes Over as Bourbon CFO

from her position as Chief Financial Officer from July 11.A graduate of IAE Paris, ESCP Business School and also CPA, Hochoa began his career in 1994 as an external auditor at Arthur Andersen, then Ernst & Young (EY). In 2004, he joined Technip, first as Director of Internal Audit, then held various finance positions at Group level before becoming, in 2011, Corporate Financial Control Director. In 2013, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of operations in Southeast Asia on the key Yamal project in Shanghai. In February 2016, he became Vice-President Finance & Group Controller in Paris and

Teekay Offshore Partners Appoints Interim CFO

. Brookfield became a co-sponsor of the Partnership in September 2017, when it made a significant investment in the Teekay Offshore Group in order to acquire 60 percent of the outstanding common units of Teekay Offshore and a 49 percent interest in Teekay Offshore GP LLC.Cowan brings 15 years of finance experience, including principal investing, asset management, capital markets and advisory work, exclusively focused on the energy sector on a global basis. Prior to joining Brookfield, Cowan worked for the wholesale banking division of a Canadian chartered bank and at an independent brokerage firm

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Crowley Honored for Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

recently received a Humanitarian Award from Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) for its relief efforts in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.The award, which was accepted on the behalf of the company’s Puerto Rico employees by Tom Crowley, chairman and CEO, and Jose Nazario, director of finance in San Juan, was presented during the 41st annual Silver Bell Awards Dinner, which is attended by over 700 members from the shipping industry and associated companies.In the aftermath of the September storm, Crowley’s liner services and logistics teams, working with government and commercial

Photo: Maritime UK

Women in Maritime Charter to be launched next week

report.Whilst arguably being behind the curve on gender diversity, the Women in Maritime Task force has been able to learn from others sectors, such as financial services, which have delivered similar initiatives. Officials from HM Treasury and Virgin Money, responsible for the Women in Finance Charter, briefed their maritime counterparts on their own experience.Since Maritime UK’s Women in Maritime Task force called for companies to engage in its work, over 60 companies have signed a pledge designed to signal intent on gender diversity. Having consulted those companies on the design

Laino Named Chembulk CCO

ashore, in commercial capacities as a tanker broker, projects broker and shipowner.  Most recently, Laino held the role of Chief Operating Officer of Chemical Transportation Group (CTG), which he founded together with two partners and a group of investors in 2014. He was instrumental in the design, finance, construction, and commercial operation of CTG’s fleet which, at the time, was the largest single stainless steel chemical tanker new building order.  

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Trainee Program in Glander International Bunkering

bunker trader.   What We Offer The program is designed to give you hands-on experience working among the best traders in the industry. You will gain a solid understanding of the shipping industry with emphasis on logistics, product knowledge, legal aspects, compliance, risk management and finance. Simultaneously, an assigned mentor will give you intensive training in core trading skills and competencies. After your progress is reviewed, successful candidates will be offered a Bunker Trader role at the end of the program. Requirements Relevant education with diploma/degree

Reed Peré (Photo: Danos)

Leadership Changes at Danos

which Peré previously oversaw. This will be in addition to his current supervision of successful project operations worldwide, providing integrated project support for customers’ onshore and offshore activity.Callahan joined Danos in 2013 as director, and later vice president, of finance and administration. With nearly three decades of experience in finance, risk management, asset management and procurement, he has held executive leadership positions in the telecommunication and ship repair industries.The moves of Peré and Callahan have created additional organizational changes

Greg Tuthill (Photo: SeaCube Container Leasing)

Tuthill Named COO of SeaCube Container Leasing

in marketing and sales before heading up North America Operations for APL, Ltd. After leaving APL, he continued to expand the depth and breadth of his responsibilities at NYK Line and later at TOTE Logistics.Tuthill is a graduate of State University Maritime College and holds a master’s degree in finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He has also served as a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve as a Lieutenant Commander

Thomas Liew (Photo: Kreuz Subsea)

Kreuz Subsea Names Liew CFO

financial officer.Liew has more than 20 years’ experience in senior financial positions, leading multi-entity organizations in the Asia Pacific region and has been instrumental in driving growth and profitability through the implementation of key operating structures. His previous roles include VP Finance at ALSTOM Grid where he was CFO for ALSTOM’s EPC business in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to ALSTOM, Liew also held key finance and strategy positions with SONY Electronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, and SingTel Ltd.Liew’s appointment completes Kreuz Subsea’s leadership team. He is

Schlumberger CFO Ayat to Retire Soon

Schlumberger NV Chief Financial Officer Simon Ayat plans to retire this year and a company insider has emerged as top candidate to replace him at the world's largest oil services firm, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters.Stephane Biguet, currently vice president of finance, is the frontrunner to replace Ayat, according to the people who declined to be named because the matter is not yet public.Schlumberger declined to comment.The CFO change would come as rising oil prices and dwindling producer reserves are helping lift demand for oil services, which were hit hard by the 2014 oil

Marco Wirén(Left) and Arjen Berends. Photos: Wärtsilä Corporation

Marco Wirén Appointed President at Wärtsilä

, effective 1 October 2018. He will report to President & CEO Jaakko Eskola.Berends joined Wärtsilä in 1988. He has held several key positions in financial management within Wärtsilä’s business areas and subsidiaries. Since 2012, Mr Berends has been Vice President Finance and Business Control for Wärtsilä Marine Solutions.“I am very pleased about the quality and versatility of our management, which enables filling key positions internally. Both Marco and Arjen have demonstrated the capability to continuously develop Wärtsilä’s efficient

S.Korea: Five Shipbuilding Regions get "Industry Crisis" tag

South Korean Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon said on Tuesday the government will designate five key shipbuilding centres on the country's south coast as "industry crisis" zones eligible for economic support.   The areas include Dong-gu in the city of Ulsan, Geoje-si of Kyong-nam province and Jinhae-gu of Changwon, as well as Tongyeong and Mokpo in the southwest coast.   These areas are home to heavy shipping and shipbuilding companies and have struggled with high unemployment in recent years.   A copy of the minister's speech released from the ministry showed the government

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Maersk Poaches New CFO from Assa Abloy

Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk has chosen Carolina Dybeck Happe as its new Chief Finance Officer, it said on Wednesday.Happe will take the position at a time where Maersk is undergoing a strategic transformation from a broader conglomerate including an oil business to a more focused shipping company.The 45-year Swede, who comes from a CFO position at the world's biggest lock group Assa Abloy, will start on Jan. 1 2019 at the latest, Maersk said in a statement.The move comes after former CFO Jacob Stausholm stepped down in March after the company decided to separate the finance role from its IT

Michael B. Poole (Photo: Canaveral Port Authority)

Canaveral Port Authority Names Poole CFO

. Reporting directly to the CEO, Poole will have overall responsibility for providing strategic financial guidance, and defining and managing the Port's efforts to achieve fiscal and business goals and objectives.Poole brings to the Port 30 years experience in maritime transportation, municipal finance, public accounting, and financial and operating auditing. Prior to his joining Port Canaveral, he spent more than a decade as Chief Financial Officer at JAXPORT, and was Deputy Port Director at the Port of Pensacola for nine years.  Poole's extensive professional experience includes as

Andrew Bonfield (Photo: Caterpillar Inc.)

Caterpillar Names Bonfield CFO

company.Prior to Bonfield's eight years at National Grid, he was CFO at British confectionary company Cadbury plc. From 2002 to 2008, he was executive vice president and CFO of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, an American pharmaceutical company. Bonfield's other experience includes the role of finance director of BG Group plc and CFO of Smithkline Beecham plc. Since 2010, he has been a non-executive director and chair of the audit committee of British retailer, Kingfisher plc. Bonfield also chairs the 100 Group, which represents finance directors of the top 100 U.K. companies listed on the London

Junshan Zou (Photo: V.Group)

V.Group Names Zou Managing Director for China

with the Shanghai Maritime University. He is the sole author of the book Port Economics and a co-author of two books – Transportation Economics and Management of China National Economy.He will be based in V.Group’s new office in Shanghai’s new shipping cluster, the Maritime & Finance Excellence Center, which formally opened in March

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