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File photo: Golden Ocean Group

Golden Ocean Appoints Chief Commercial Officer

Dry bulk shipping company Golden Ocean Group Limited has appointed Thomas Semino to take up the newly created position of Chief Commercial Officer.   Semino will be based in Singapore and will start as CCO no later than November 1, 2016.   Semino is currently the Head of Dry Freight in Vitol S.A., and has previously been Managing Director of Ocean Freight in Bunge S.A., and also has background from Cargill S.A. and Coeclerici Spa. Semino has a law degree in Maritime Law from Universita' degli Studi di Genova.

Louis Gutierrez (Photo: Port of Long Beach)

Port of Long Beach Names HR Director

, learning, executive development and employee relations functions.   He previously served as an executive managing human resources at Cox Enterprises and divisions of Time Warner, The Walt Disney Co. and Viacom.   Gutierrez earned a bachelor’s degree in communications studies and a law degree from UCLA

Toril Eidesvik (Photo: TTS Group ASA)

Eidesvik Named CEO of TTS Group ASA

of the company.   Toril Eidesvik has previously been CEO of Green Reefers ASA and EMS Seven Seas ASA. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of TTS Group ASA since 2013 and has extensive board experience from several companies within the shipping and offshore industry. Eidesvik holds a law degree from the University of Oslo and has previously worked as a legal attorney with corporate law. She has also taken education at BI Norwegian Business School within economy and project management.   Björn Andersson has been CEO of TTS Group ASA since November 2013. He will continue to

Obituary: Christer Olsson, Stolt-Nielsen Chairman of the Board

he first was elected to the Board.  His presence will be greatly missed." Olsson also served as Vice Chairman of Wallenius Lines AB, and as a director of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics AS, United European Car Carriers (UECC) and Atlantic Container Line AB.  He received his Bachelor of Law degree from Stockholm University.  

MOL Names Nakamura as SVP Transpacific, Caribbean and Latin Trade

vice president, MOL Line and for the Caribbean and Latin Trade, he will report to Yutaka Hinooka, chief operating officer, MOL Liner, Ltd. Nakamura joined MOL in 1985, most recently serving as general manager of the MOL (Japan), Ltd. administrative group. He earned his undergraduate bachelor of law degree from Waseda University and has also held positions in container operations; import and export sales; sales, planning, and corporate operations; ports and terminals; liner planning; and marketing. Nakamura has served these roles in a variety of MOL Group companies, including MOL, Ltd., MOL (America)

McDonald Promoted to EVP at Ingram Industries Inc.

next several years in various executive positions at the Barge Company until he was named Vice President and General Counsel of the parent company, Ingram Industries Inc. in 1996. In 2003 he was named Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary.   Mr. Morelli received his college and law degrees from the University of Cincinnati and in 2010, was honored by the university’s College of Law with its Distinguished Alumni Award. He is a past President of the Tennessee Historical Society and currently on its Board of Directors

Ron L. Phillips

Phillips Named Sr VP Of Human Resources, Carnival Cruise

forward to his leadership skills as we work toward continued unification of our shipboard and shoreside HR functions and strive to provide an exceptional workplace for our more than 38,000 employees worldwide,” said Duffy.   Phillips has a B.S. degree from Virginia State University and a Law Degree from the University of Richmond.  

Tracy Egoscue formerly ran Baykeeper, Regional Water Board

Environmental Attorney Joins Long Beach Harbor Commission

continuing that,” Egoscue said. “I bring a perspective that I hope the Commission will find useful.” Egoscue serves on the Boards of Directors of the California League of Conservation Voters and Mujeres de la Tierra, a nonprofit environmental justice organization. She received her law degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and her B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is a member of the State Bar of California and is also licensed to practice in Connecticut. The Board of Harbor Commissioners directs the 500-person staff of the City of

Fiona Weir

Weir Strengthens O&G Focus at Johnston Carmichael

Accountants and Business Advisers, Johnston Carmichael, has strengthened its oil and gas focus with the appointment of a new tax director. VAT specialist Fiona Weir joins the tax team where she will service clients from the firm’s Aberdeen and Edinburgh offices.   After completing a law degree at Glasgow University, Weir qualified as a chartered tax adviser during three years at PWC. She then joined RBS where she spent 11 years primarily focused on advising its retail bank and insurance divisions.  Her key remit within Johnston Carmichael is to work with clients in the oil and gas

Stig Eide Sivertsen

Sivertsen is New CEO of EMGS

board member with immediate effect. Sivertsen has served on the Board and chaired the Company's audit committee. He has previously, among others, worked for Schibsted ASA, Petroleum-Geo services ASA and Telenor ASA. He holds a BA (Hons) Econ and an M.Sc from University of Durham and supplementary Law degree from Universitet i Bergen.   "With the current low prices on oil, EMGS faces new challenges that require the company to take action. We are confident that Stig Eide Sivertsen is the right person to lead the company until a permanent solution is in place," says the chairman of the

Roy Strand

GWMC Appoints Strand and New Board Members

represented domestic and international clients, including Goltens, with respect to acquisitions, strategic partnerships, securities, and other transactional and operational matters. Polin began his professional career as a Certified Public Accountant, previously working for KPMG LLP, and received his law degree from the New York University School of Law. Mark Rutkowski, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of GWMC, stated, “The appointment of Roy Strand and Ted Polin to the Board of Directors adds two capable and proven business professionals who have already made significant contributions

(Photo: ZIM)

ZIM Hires Geffen as Chief Digital Officer

foster innovation and technology across the board, impacting every aspect of our operations. Our vision is to combine top-notch technological solutions with a personal and dedicated service to our customers.”   Over the last eight years, Geffen was VP Marketing of Harel Group. He holds a law degree and a business MBA

Michael Smith (Photo: HII)

Huntington Ingalls Industries Announces Leadership Changes

;s executive vice president, strategy and development. Before joining HII, Smith worked for BAE Systems, where he served as sector vice president, business development, strategy and planning, for the Support Solutions sector. He is a graduate of Stanford University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and a master’s in engineering management.   With this management change, HII’s strategy and development team will move back to business management, reporting to Chris Kastner, executive vice president, business management, and chief financial officer.  

Kerri McClellan (Photo: Crowley)

Crowley Promotes VP and Deputy General Counsel

and compliance counsel to multinational corporations while at a large law firm. She also served as a transactions and tax controversy advisor at a large professional services firm where she specialized in mergers and acquisitions, transaction integration and taxation. McClellan has a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from the University of Florida, a Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University Law School and a Master of Laws in Taxation degree from Boston University School of Law. McClellan is a licensed attorney in Florida and Massachusetts

Carmen Marchionni (Photo: Lumintec)

Lumitec Expands Sales Team

and manufacturing sectors. Prior to joining Lumitec Carmen held Regional Vice President positions at Zones, Inc. and Datalink and was the founder of Open Systems Solutions, Inc. (OSSI), a successful value-added reseller in the information technology space. Carmen holds an Electrical Engineering degree from Drexel University

Tony Kelleher (Photo: Volvo Penta)

Volvo Penta Names Kelleher VP Customer Support, Training

development for North America. He has also served as head of the service department and purchasing director within Volvo Penta of the Americas. Kelleher previously held purchasing and quality positions at Ford Motor Company in the U.K. and Visteon Corporation in the U.S. He earned a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from Wayne State University and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Leeds Metropolitan University.   Kelleher replaces Martin Bjuve, who has been promoted to CFO and senior vice president business office at Volvo Penta&rsquo

Wook Chung (Photo: Montgomery McCracken)

Former Hanjin General Counsel Joins Montgomery McCracken

York, where he provided counsel on international commercial transaction and litigation, and pretrial litigation. Chung also held various positions in Seoul, Korea, including counsel to a litigation law firm and counsel (JAG) to the Republic of Korea (South Korea) Air Force.   Chung received a J.D. degree from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and earned a B.A. degree from Rutgers University. He is fluent in English and Korean

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