Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Marius Hermansen

Chairman and Director

Marius Hermansen served as a Director of the Company since July 2017 and in July 2018 he was appointed Chairman of the Company. Marius Hermansen works for the Seatankers group, heading Sale and Purchase/Newbuildings for the group companies. Previously he worked for over 10 years at Fearnleys Shipbrokers and prior to this as a trainee with AP Moller-Maersk. Marius currently serves as a director of the board of Flex LNG Ltd. Mr. Hermansen was educated at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) in Bergen, Norway. Mr Hermansen is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Norway.

Marius Hermansen served as a Director of the Company since July 2017 and in July 2018 he was appointed Chairman of the Company. Marius Hermansen works for the Seatankers group, heading Sale and Purchase/Newbuildings for the group companies. Previously he worked for over 10 years at Fearnleys Shipbrokers and prior to this as a trainee with AP Moller-Maersk. Marius currently serves as a director of the board of Flex LNG Ltd. Mr. Hermansen was educated at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) in Bergen, Norway. Mr Hermansen is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Norway.

François Sunier

Director

François Sunier has served as a Director of Avance Gas since 1 December 2010. He has been the CEO and Managing Director of Suntrust Investment Co. S.A. since January 2002. Prior to Suntrust Investment Co. S.A., Mr Sunier worked as an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs, London and at UBS Philips & Drew, London. François Sunier serves at the board of Mirabaud SCA and Groupe Minoteries (listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange Market). François Sunier graduated from the University of Geneva, with a bachelor in political sciences. Mr Sunier is a Swiss citizen, and resides in Switzerland.

François Sunier has served as a Director of Avance Gas since 1 December 2010. He has been the CEO and Managing Director of Suntrust Investment Co. S.A. since January 2002. Prior to Suntrust Investment Co. S.A., Mr Sunier worked as an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs, London and at UBS Philips & Drew, London. François Sunier serves at the board of Mirabaud SCA and Groupe Minoteries (listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange Market). François Sunier graduated from the University of Geneva, with a bachelor in political sciences. Mr Sunier is a Swiss citizen, and resides in Switzerland.

Jan Kastrup-Nielsen

Director

Jan Kastrup-Nielsen has served as a Director of the Company since April 2014. He has worked for J. Lauritzen from 2000 to 2016 latest as CEO from 2013 to 2016. Prior to being CEO he held the position as COO and headed Lauritzen Kosan and Lauritzen Tankers. From 1993 to 2000 Mr Kastrup-Nielsen worked for Trammogas in various positions, including head of chartering and operation from 1993, general manager from 1995 and managing director from 1998 with responsibilities for the total activities including the global trading. As from 1998, he also served on the board of directors of Transammonia Inc. Mr Kastrup-Nielsen started his shipping career with A.P. Moller working there from 1978 to 1986. He served on the board of directors of the Danish Shipowners Association from 2013 to 2016 and chaired the Business and Trade Committee from 2006 to 2011. Jan Kastrup-Nielsen has through the years attended a number of programmes at Insead, IMD and IESE. Mr Kastrup-Nielsen is a Danish Citizen and resides in Denmark.

Jan Kastrup-Nielsen has served as a Director of the Company since April 2014. He has worked for J. Lauritzen from 2000 to 2016 latest as CEO from 2013 to 2016. Prior to being CEO he held the position as COO and headed Lauritzen Kosan and Lauritzen Tankers. From 1993 to 2000 Mr Kastrup-Nielsen worked for Trammogas in various positions, including head of chartering and operation from 1993, general manager from 1995 and managing director from 1998 with responsibilities for the total activities including the global trading. As from 1998, he also served on the board of directors of Transammonia Inc. Mr Kastrup-Nielsen started his shipping career with A.P. Moller working there from 1978 to 1986. He served on the board of directors of the Danish Shipowners Association from 2013 to 2016 and chaired the Business and Trade Committee from 2006 to 2011. Jan Kastrup-Nielsen has through the years attended a number of programmes at Insead, IMD and IESE. Mr Kastrup-Nielsen is a Danish Citizen and resides in Denmark.