Management

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    Per Sylvester Jensen

    Born 1956. President and CEO since February 2014. Background: Per served as the Chief Executive Officer of Eitzen...

    Born 1956. President and CEO since February 2014.

    Background:
    Per served as the Chief Executive Officer of Eitzen Chemical ASA until November 11, 2013 and also served as its Chief Operating Officer since April 2008. He joined Eitzen Chemical ASA on April 1 2008. Previously served as the Managing Director of Clarkson Shipping Services USA Inc. in Houston, a company he started in 2002. He has worked his entire career in the shipping industry, as Vice President of Odfjell Tankers and Odfjell Logistics USA for 5 years, with Frontline AB in Stockholm for 6 years, as Vice President of Bulk Trading Group and as broker and Director of Zachs Shipping Co. in Bergen. Per started his career with Reksten Management in Bergen in the early 1980s before he moved to Jo Tankers in New York.

    Education:
    He is a graduate of The University of Edinburgh in Scotland and holds a B.Com degree in Business.

    Qualifications:
    Substantial managerial and commercial experience from shore based shipping organisations and industrial companies. 

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    Jesper Fors Holmark

    Born 1966. Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in herning shipping a.s. since 1 March 2012. Senior Vice President Finance and...

    Born 1966. Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in herning shipping a.s. since 1 March 2012. Senior Vice President Finance and Accounting in Nordic Tankers from1 May 2012.

    Background:
    Auditor with PWC from 1993 to 1997. International controller and subsequently different management positions in Danisco A/S from 1997 to 2003. Vice President, Accounting, A/S Dampskibsselskabet TORM from 2003 to 2007 and  Senior Vice President, Financial Planning and Accountning 2007 - 2012 A/S Dampskibsselskabet Torm.

    Education:
    Background: Bachelor of Science (Economics), Bachelor of Commerce - Cand.Merc.Aud from CBS in 1993, State-authorized public accountant in 1997, and MBA from CBS in 2003.

    Qualifications:
    Extensive experience within general management, financial reporting and accounting, financial and business controlling, internal controls and governance, enterprise risk management and tax issues.

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    Michael Adeltoft

    Born 1967. With Nordic Tankers since August 2010, first as Vice President and Head of Chartering in Denmark and since...

    Born 1967. With Nordic Tankers since August 2010, first as Vice President and Head of Chartering in Denmark and since March 2014 as Senior Vice President responsible for global Chartering and Operations.

    Background:
    A.P.Moller/Maersk 1987-1998 in various positions including Head of Tankers at Maersk Broker. Managing Director at John T. Essberger, Hamburg 1998-2006 followed by Management positions for Finbeta SpA 2006-2010.

    Education:
    Maersk shipping education and various courses including Management training at IMD in Lausanne.  

    Qualifications:
    25 years of commercial experience in the specialised chemical shipping markets, both as a Shipbroker and as a Shipowner. Extensive management experience with a strong focus on key customer relationships and strategic business development.

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    Peter Justesen

    Born 1960. Senior Vice President Background: Worked more than seven years (1999-2007) with Danish Maritime Insti...

    Born 1960. Senior Vice President

    Background:
    Worked more than seven years (1999-2007) with Danish Maritime Institute/FORCE Technology heading their maritime simulation products business and has 15 years of experience with port and offshore engineering with DHI Water & Environment  and LICEngineering A/S. Vice President and Head of Fleet Management with Lauritzen Kosan 2007-2013.

    Education:
    M.Sc. from Technical University of Denmark 1985.
    Ph.D. in hydrodynamics 1988.
    Leadership development programme, Dansk Management Forum 2001.
    JLVL, internal leadership programme in J Lauritzen 2010.
    Short courses/seminars at IMD/Lausanne and IESE/Barcelona 2008-2012.

    Other management duties, etc (Denmark):
    Chairman of Danish section of Bureau Veritas Nordic Committee.
    Board member Maritime Development Center of Europe (EMUC).

    Qualifications:
    Experienced leader with good management and leadership skills, good business understanding and innovative approach. Experience in technical ship management, marine engineering, ship technology and software technology.

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