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Ship Finance International Ltd (SFL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Hans Aas

71 2009 Chairman of the Board

Ole Hjertaker

49 2011 Chief Executive Officer of Ship Finance Management AS

Harald Gurvin

41 2012 Chief Financial Officer for Ship Finance Management AS

Bert Bekker

77 2015 Director

Paul Leand

50 2003 Director

Georgina Sousa

2015 Director

Harald Thorstein

36 2011 Director

Gary Vogel

50 2016 Director

Kate Blankenship

2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Hans Aas

Mr. Hans Petter Aas is the Chairman of the Board of Ship Finance International Ltd. He has served on the Audit Committee since 2010. Mr. Aas has a long career as banker in the international shipping and offshore market, and retired from his position as Global Head of the Shipping, Offshore and Logistics Division of DnB NOR in August 2008. He joined DnB NOR (then Bergen Bank) in 1989, and has previously worked for the Petroleum Division of the Norwegian Ministry of Industry and the Ministry of Energy, as well as for Vesta Insurance and Nevi Finance. Mr. Aas is also a director of Deep Sea, Golden Ocean, Seadrill, Knutsen NYK Offshore Partners, Solvang ASA and Gearbulk Holding Limited.

Ole Hjertaker

Mr. Ole B. Hjertaker serves as Chief Executive Officer of Ship Finance Management AS, a subsidiary of Ship Finance International Ltd. prior to which he served as Chief Financial Officer from September 2006. Mr. Hjertaker also served Ship Finance Management AS as Interim Chief Financial Officer between July 2009 and January 2011. Prior to joining Ship Finance, Mr. Hjertaker was employed in the Corporate Finance division of DnB NOR Markets, a leading shipping and offshore bank. Mr. Hjertaker has extensive corporate and investment banking experience, mainly within the maritime/transportation industries. Mr. Hjertaker also serves as a director of Global Rig Company ASA.

Harald Gurvin

Mr. Harald Gurvin serves as Chief Financial Officer of Ship Finance Management AS, a subsidiary of Ship Finance International Ltd. prior to which he served as Senior Vice President from August 2008. Before joining Ship Finance in July 2006, Mr. Gurvin spent seven years with the global shipping group of Fortis Bank, specializing in shipping and offshore finance. Mr. Gurvin has an MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance from the CASS Business School in London and an MSc in Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Bert Bekker

Mr. Bert M. Bekker has been Director of SHIP FINANCE INTERNATIONAL LIMITED since May 2015. Mr. Bekker has been in the heavy marine transport industry since 1978 when he co-founded Dock Express Shipping Rotterdam, the predecessor of Dockwise Transport. Mr. Bekker has served as a director of Wilh. Wilhelmsen Netherlands B.V. since July 2003 and Seadrill since April 2013.

Paul Leand

Mr. Paul Leand, Jr., serves as Director of Ship Finance International Ltd. Mr. Leand is the Chief Executive Officer and Director of AMA Capital Partners LLC, or AMA, an investment bank specializing in the maritime industry. From 1989 to 1998, Mr. Leand served at the First National Bank of Maryland where he managed the Bank's Railroad Division and its International Maritime Division. He has worked extensively in the U.S. capital markets in connection with AMA's restructuring and mergers and acquisitions practices. Mr. Leand serves as a member of American Marine Credit LLC's Credit Committee and served as a member of the Investment Committee of AMA Shipping Fund I, a private equity fund formed and managed by AMA. Mr. Leand serves as Chairman of Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. and is also a director of Seadrill, NADL, Lloyd Fonds AG and Golar LNG Partners LP.

Georgina Sousa

Mrs. Georgina E. Sousa has been Director of SHIP FINANCE INTERNATIONAL LIMITED since May 2015. Ms. Sousa was employed by the Bermuda law firm of Appleby, Spurling & Kempe as a Company Secretary from 1976 to 1982, and by the Bermuda law firm of Cox & Wilkinson as Senior Company Secretary from 1982 to 1993. From 1993 until January 2007, she was Vice-President Corporate Services of Consolidated Services Limited, a Bermuda Management Company. Ms. Sousa is currently employed by Frontline as Head of Corporate Administration and has served as a director of Frontline since April 2013, Seadrill since November 2015, and NADL since September 2013. Ms. Sousa is Company Secretary of Golden Ocean and served as a director of Knightsbridge Shipping Limited, Golden Ocean's predecessor, from April 2013 to March 2015. She also previously served as a director of Golar LNG Limited from April 2013 until September 2014.

Harald Thorstein

Mr. Harald Thorstein serves as Director of Ship Finance International Ltd. Mr. Thorstein is currently employed by Seatankers Consultancy Services (UK) Limited (previously Frontline Corporate Services) in London, prior to which he was employed in the Corporate Finance division of DnB NOR Markets, specializing in the offshore and shipping sectors. Mr. Thorstein has an MSc in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Mr. Thorstein has served as a director of Seadrill Partners LLC since 2012, Northern Offshore Limited since 2012, Golden Ocean since 2014, and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Deep Sea since May 2013.

Gary Vogel

Mr. Gary S. Vogel has been Director of Ship Finance International Limited., since December 21, 2016. He has a long career in the dry bulk shipping market and is currently Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc, a US-listed owner and operator of geared dry bulk vessels. Previously Mr. Vogel served as CEO of Clipper Group in Denmark.

Kate Blankenship

Ms. Kate Blankenship is an Independent Director of Ship Finance International Ltd. Mrs. Blankenship served as the Company's Chief Accounting Officer and Company Secretary from October 2003 to October 2005. Mrs. Blankenship has served as a director of Frontline since August 2003, Golar LNG Limited from July 2003 until September 2015, Golden Ocean since November 2004, Seadrill since May 2005, Archer Limited since August 2007, Golar LNG Partners LP from September 2007 until September 2015, Independent Tankers Corporation Limited since February 2008, NADL since February 2011, Seadrill Partners LLC since 2012 and Avance Gas Holdings Limited since October 2013. Mrs. Blankenship is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.