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SEACOR Holdings Inc (CKH)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Fabrikant

71 2015 Executive Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Oivind Lorentzen

65 2015 Vice Chairman of the Board

Matthew Cenac

50 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Eric Fabrikant

35 2015 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

John Gellert

46 2015 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

William Long

50 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary

Bruce Weins

48 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Andrew Morse

70 Lead Independent Director

David Berz

67 2014 Independent Director

Pierre de Demandolx

75 1994 Independent Director

R. Christopher Regan

61 2005 Independent Director

David Schizer

47 2014 Independent Director

Molly Hottinger

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Fabrikant

Mr. Charles L. Fabrikant serves as Executive Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Fabrikant has served as a director and member of the Audit Committee of Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc., a contract oil and gas driller, since January 2004. Mr. Fabrikant serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company’s former aviation division, Era Group Inc. (“Era Group”), an international helicopter operator providing transportation services to the offshore drilling industry. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Era Group from October 2011 through April 2012 and as a Director of Dorian LPG Ltd., a liquefied petroleum gas shipping company and leading owner and operator of modern Very Large Gas Carriers (“VLGCs”), from July 2013 through December 2015. Mr. Fabrikant is also a Director of Hawker Pacific Airservices, Limited, an aviation sales product support, company and President of Fabrikant International Corporation (“FIC”), a privately owned corporation engaged in marine investments. FIC may be deemed an affiliate of the Company. Mr. Fabrikant is a graduate of Columbia University School of Law and Harvard University.

Oivind Lorentzen

Mr. Oivind Lorentzen, III, serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Lorentzen served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from September 2010 through February 2015. He served as a director of the Company’s former aviation division, Era Group, from February 2013 through October 2014. From 1990 until September 2010, Mr. Lorentzen was President of Northern Navigation America, Inc., a Stamford, Connecticut, based investment management and ship-owning agency company concentrating in specialized marine transportation and ship finance. From 1979 to 1990, Mr. Lorentzen was Managing Director of Lorentzen Empreendimentos S.A., an industrial and shipping group in Brazil, and he served on its Board of Directors until December 2005. Mr. Lorentzen was Chairman of NFC Shipping Funds, a leading private equity fund in the maritime industry, from 2000 to 2008. Mr. Lorentzen is Managing Director of Northern Navigation LLC, an investment management company and a Director of Dorian LPG Ltd., a liquefied petroleum gas shipping company and leading owner and operator of modern VLGCs. He is also a director of Blue Danube, Inc., a privately owned corporation engaged as an inland marine service provider, and a director of Genesee & Wyoming Inc., an owner and operator of short line and regional freight railroads.

Matthew Cenac

Mr. Matthew R. Cenac serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from August 2014 through February 2015. He served as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer from August 2005 through August 2014. He was Corporate Controller of the Company from June 2003 through August 2005. In addition, Mr. Cenac is an officer and director of certain SEACOR subsidiaries. Prior to joining the Company, he was Controller of Pipeworks, Inc. from October 2001 through April 2003 and was a Senior Manager with Ernst & Young LLP from August 1987 until September 2001.

Eric Fabrikant

Mr. Eric Fabrikant serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He was Vice President of SEACOR. From 2004 through May 2009, Mr. Fabrikant held various positions at Nabors Industries. In addition, Mr. Fabrikant is an officer and director of certain SEACOR subsidiaries.

John Gellert

Mr. John M. Gellert serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He also serves as President of SEACOR Marine Holdings Inc. He oversees day-to-day trading strategies (asset purchases and acquisitions), chartering, identification of new investment opportunities, new construction opportunities, operations, and is responsible for segment profit and loss and return on capital and property, plant and equipment. Mr. Gellert served as Senior Vice President of the Company from May 2004 through February 2015. In addition, Mr. Gellert is an officer and/or director of certain SEACOR subsidiaries. Mr. Gellert began his career with SEACOR as a financial and market analyst after graduating from Harvard College in 1992. Following the Company’s acquisition of the offshore assets from Compagnie Nationale de Navigation (“CNN”) in 1995, over the next five years, he had a series of international appointments with both marketing and operating responsibilities in Europe, West Africa and South East Asia. He is a director of Dynamic Offshore Drilling and the International Support Vessel Owners Association. Mr. Gellert reports directly to the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer on trading strategy and business development in the offshore marine and energy area.

William Long

Mr. William C. Long serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary of the company. He joined the Company on April 18 as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary. From August 2015 to April 2016, Mr. Long served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Gulfmark Offshore, Inc. Prior to his employment with Gulfmark Offshore, Inc., Mr. Long was employed for more than 17 years by Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc., where he was its General Counsel June 1998 through June 2014. From October 2006 through June 2014, Mr. Long served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. Mr. Long has 20 years of business and legal experience with publicly-traded companies. Mr. Long holds a Juris Doctorate degree, a Masters of Business Administration, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Houston. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas.

Bruce Weins

Mr. Bruce Weins serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Weins served as Corporate Controller from July 2005 through February 2015. Mr. Weins served as Controller of Seabulk International, Inc. (“Seabulk”) from January 2005 through July 2005 when it merged with the Company. Prior to joining Seabulk, Mr. Weins was employed by Deloitte & Touche LLP as an Audit Senior Manager from September 1995 through December 2004.

Andrew Morse

Mr. Andrew R. Morse serves as Lead Independent Director of SEACOR Holdings Inc. He has been a director of the Company since June 1998. He has been a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager of Morse, Towey and White, a wholly-owned wealth management unit of High Tower Advisors Inc., a Chicago based firm of investment advisors since July 31, 2010. In addition, Mr. Morse serves on the Board of Directors and on the Audit Committee of High Tower Advisors Inc. Mr. Morse was a managing director and senior portfolio manager of UBS Financial Services, Inc., from October 2001 until July 2010. Mr. Morse was Senior Vice President-Investments of Salomon Smith Barney Inc. of New York, an investment banking firm, and Smith Barney Inc., its predecessor, from March 1993 to October 2001. Mr. Morse sits on numerous philanthropic boards and is Treasurer of the American Committee of the Weizmann Institute of Science and serves on the Management Committee of the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel. Mr. Morse served as a director of Seabulk International, Inc., both before and following its merger with the Company in July 2005 until March 2006. In December 2015, Mr. Morse became a member of the Board of Managers of KGP Realty, a private residential property management company.

David Berz

Mr. David R. Berz serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has been a director of the Company since February 2014. From August 1985 through December 2013, Mr. Berz was a partner of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, where he headed the law firm’s environmental practice. Mr. Berz is a nationally acknowledged authority on U.S. and international environmental law. As a litigator, he served as lead counsel in civil and criminal environmental matters involving federal and state water, air and hazardous waste and substance statutes. He regularly counseled multinational corporations and boards of directors in developing environmental compliance and social responsibility programs and serves as environmental counsel to financial institutions. He co-authored the three-volume treatise Environmental Law in Real Estate and Business Transactions and frequently lectures and writes on a broad range of environmental topics. Mr. Berz received the American Bar Association’s 2011 Award for Excellence in Environmental and Resources Stewardship. Mr. Berz serves on the Board of Trustees of the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia and on the Board of Governors of the American Jewish Committee. He is past president of the Dean’s Council of the George Washington University School of Law.

Pierre de Demandolx

Mr. Pierre de Demandolx serves as an Independent Director of SEACOR Holdings Inc., since April 1994. He has been a general partner of DPH Conseils, a Paris-based shipping and energy consulting company, since October 2003 and a director and a member of the Audit Committee of Capital Product LP, an international transportation company focused on the crude tanker industry, since November 2011 after its merger with Crude Carriers Corp. He was a director of Crude Carriers Corp. from March 2010 until October 2011. From April 1999 until October 2003, Mr. de Demandolx was the Managing Director of Petroleum Development and Diversification, a London-based consulting agency. From 1995 until September 2001, he was a director of Compagnie Nationale de Navigation (“CNN”), a Paris-based public shipping company owned by Worms et Cie until 1998, and owned by Compagnie Maritime Belge until 2001. Mr. de Demandolx was the Chief Executive Officer of CNN from September 1990 to June 1996. From 1996 until October 1997, Mr. de Demandolx was the Chairman of the Board of Héli-Union, a Paris-based helicopter transportation company.

R. Christopher Regan

Mr. R. Christopher Regan serves as an Independent Director of SEACOR Holdings Inc., since September 8, 2005. He is Co-Founder and, since March 2002, Managing Director, of The Chartis Group, a management consultancy group offering strategic, operational, risk management, governance and compliance advice to U.S. healthcare providers, suppliers and payers. Prior to co-founding The Chartis Group in 2001, Mr. Regan served from March 2001 to December 2001 as President of H-Works, a healthcare management consulting firm and a division of The Advisory Board Company. From January 2000 through December 2000, Mr. Regan served as Senior Vice President of Channelpoint, Inc., a healthcare information services company. Mr. Regan also serves as a Trustee of Hamilton College and Ascension Health Ventures.

David Schizer

Mr. David M. Schizer serves as Independent Director of the Company., effective November 11, 2014. He is Dean Emeritus and the Harvey R. Miller Professor of Law and Economics at Columbia Law School. He served as Dean of Columbia Law School from July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2014. Mr. Schizer served on the Board of Directors of Sapphire Industries, a blank check acquisition company, from December 2007 through December 2010. Mr. Schizer also serves as Co-director of the Richard P. Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy; Co-Director of the Charles Evans Gerber Transactional Studies Center; Co-Director of the Center for Israeli Legal Studies; Director of the Columbia Law review; Director of PMN, the parent company of the Philadelphia Inquirer ; President and director of America’s Voices in Israel, a nonprofit that brings celebrities to Israel; and Director of the 92nd Street Y. Mr. Schizer is one of the nation’s leading tax law scholars, and also is an expert in energy law and corporate governance issues.

Molly Hottinger