Golden Ocean CFO Resigns. Successor Joins from Avance Gas
Dry bulk shipping company Golden Ocean Group said Monday that Per Heiberg, Chief Financial Officer of Golden Ocean Management AS, had resigned.Heiberg has held the CFO since April 2016 and has worked for the company in various capacities since July 2005.Oslo-listed Golden Ocean, which owns or controls a fleet of 78 dry bulk carriers, has appointed Peder Simonsen as the new CFO of Golden Ocean Management AS. Simonsen was most recently the Chief Financial Officer and Interim Chief Executive Officer of Avance Gas AS, a company specializing in very large gas carriers.Before joining Avance Gas AS in
New TFG Marine CEO to Leave in September
future," the statement said."Until further notice the business will continue to be managed by its existing leadership."Reuters was unable to reach Gronborg for immediate comment.Trafigura holds a majority stake in TFG. The other owners are tanker company Frontline and dry bulk carrier Golden Ocean.In April TFG Marine was awarded bunker fuel supplier licences by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).(Reporting by Roslan Khasawneh Editing by David Goodman
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.
Golden Ocean Names New CEO and CFO
The board of Golden Ocean Group Ltd. announced a pair of leadership appointments, naming Birgitte Ringstad Vartdal as the new Chief Executive Officer of Golden Ocean Management AS and Per Heiberg as the new Chief Financial Officer of Golden Ocean Management AS. Vartdal, who has held the position as Chief Financial Officer since June 2010, will replace Herman Billung, who has been the company's CEO since 2005. Vartdal holds a MSc (Siv.Ing.) in Physics and Mathematics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and a MSc in Financial Mathematics from Heriot-Watt University