Ardmore Shipping Corporation recently announced the appointment of Ms. Helen Tveitan de Jong and Mr. Mats Berglund to the Company’s Board of Directors. Their extensive knowledge and experience will continue to strengthen Ardmore’s position in the MR market. They will be replacing current Directors Messrs. Albert Enste and Robert Mcllwraith, who are retiring from the Board.
Helen Tveitan De Jong has a vast history within the shipping industry, including having previously held a number of senior ship finance roles. She is currently Chairman and CEO of Carisbrooke Shipping Holdings LTD., a specialist owner and operator of mini-bulk and project cargo ships, responsible for a fleet of 32 ships.
Mats Berglund is the CEO and a Director of Pacific Basin, a Hong Kong-listed owner and operator of over 200 drybulk vessels. Mr Berglund has more than 30 years of shipping experience in Europe, the USA, and Asia, including as CFO and COO of marine fuel trader Chermoil Energy and Head of Crude Transportation for Overseas Shipholding Group.
Regg Jones, Chairman of the Board of Ardmore Shipping, commented: “We are pleased to welcome Ms. Tveitan de Jong and Mr. Berglund as Directors of Ardmore Shipping. Their extensive experience and knowledge will greatly benefit our shareholders and will continue to strengthen Ardmore’s position as a leading owner and operator of a modern, fuel efficient MR tanker fleet.”
Jones also stated: “We express Our sincere gratitude to Mr. Enste and Mr Mcllwraith for their excellent service to the company for many years, and wish them well in their future endeavours.”