Chief Executive Officer and Director
Gary Vogel has served as Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company since September 2015. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Vogel was chief executive officer, partner and director of Clipper Group Ltd., a Copenhagen-based ship-owning and operating company, chief executive officer of Clipper Bulk, a division of Clipper Group Ltd. and president of Van Ommeren Bulk Shipping (USA), Inc. Mr. Vogel currently serves as a director of SFL Corporation Ltd (NYSE: SFL). Mr. Vogel graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation as well as with a U.S. Coast Guard Unlimited Tonnage 3rd Officers License and previously served as an officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve. Mr. Vogel currently serves on the Lloyd’s Register North America Advisory Committee. Mr. Vogel was also a former board member of the American Institute for International Steel.