Gernot Ruppelt

Senior Vice President & CCO / Senior Management
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Gernot Ruppelt is Ardmore’s Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. He has lead Ardmore’s commercial platform since joining as Chartering Director in 2013 and was promoted to Senior Management in December 2014. Mr. Ruppelt has extensive management and commercial experience in the maritime industry. Before joining Ardmore, he was a Tanker Projects Broker at Poten & Partners in New York.  Prior to that, he held various positions up to Trade Manager for Maersk in the USA, Europe and Asia.  Mr. Ruppelt is currently Chair of INTERTANKO’s Commercial and Markets Committee and serves on the Board of Anglo Ardmore Ship Management Ltd.  Mr. Ruppelt holds an Executive MBA from INSEAD.  He also graduated from Hamburg Shipping School, the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers in London and Maersk International Shipping Education (MISE).