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
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.
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
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
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.
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)
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
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
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
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