People: Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc (EGLE.O)

EGLE.O on Nasdaq

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17 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Sophocles Zoullas

47 2005 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Adir Katzav

43 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer

Alexis Zoullas

42 2010 President of Eagle Shipping International (USA) LLC, Director

Randee Day

64 2014 Director

Justin Knowles

2014 Director

Paul Leand

46 2014 Director

Stan Ryan

2014 Director

Bart Veldhuizen

46 2014 Director

Gary Weston

2014 Director

Biographies

Name Description

Sophocles Zoullas

Mr. Sophocles N. Zoullas is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc., since 2005. He is the Company’s founder, has served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2005. Mr. S. Zoullas has been involved in the dry bulk shipping industry for 24 years with experience in strategic, commercial and operational aspects of the business. Mr. S. Zoullas’s strategic and commercial experience includes ship purchase negotiations and financing, chartering and insurance. Mr. S. Zoullas’s operational experience includes oversight of ship repair, maintenance and cost control. From 1989 to 2005, Mr. Zoullas served as an executive officer and a director of Norland Shipping & Trading Corporation, a shipping agency in the dry bulk shipping industry. Mr. S. Zoullas holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College and an MBA from IMD (IMEDE) in Lausanne, Switzerland. Mr. S. Zoullas is currently Chairman of the USA Advisory Committee of Lloyd’s Register and a member of the American Bureau of Shipping. Mr. S. Zoullas serves as Director Emeritus of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA). Mr. S. Zoullas is also a committee member of the London P&I Club Committee. Mr. S. Zoullas in his capacity as a Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors, brings leadership, extensive business relationships and operating experience, tremendous knowledge and strategic vision of our Company. Mr. S. Zoullas’s service as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Bulk Shipping creates a critical link between management and the Board of Directors, enabling the Board of Directors to perform its oversight function with the benefits of management's perspectives on the business. In addition, having the Chief Executive Officer, and Mr. S. Zoullas in particular, on our Board of Directors provides the Company with decisive and effective leadership.

Adir Katzav

Mr. Adir Katzav has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer of Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc., effective July 10, 2012. During a 19-year career, Mr. Katzav has developed deep experience in corporate finance, accounting and capital markets regulatory structures. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Katzav served as a Senior Audit Manager, in addition to other roles, for PricewaterhouseCoopers in both US and overseas, where he provided business advisory and auditing services to public and private companies across multiple industries. Mr. Katzav earned a Bachelor's Degree in Statistics and Operations Research and Accounting.

Alexis Zoullas

Mr. Alexis P. Zoullas is President of Eagle Shipping International (USA) LLC, a subsidiary of Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc and Director of Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. He serves as serves as a Director of the Company and, since August 2008, also serves as the President of Eagle Shipping International (USA) LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company that provides commercial and strategic management to the Company’s fleet, which he joined in August 2008. Before joining Eagle Bulk Shipping, Mr. A. Zoullas had served as Vice-President at Norland Shipping & Trading Corporation since 2005, where he began his maritime career in 1993. From 2000 to 2004, Mr. A. Zoullas worked as Chief Strategic Officer of Kaufman Astoria Studios and was a founding partner of Filter Partners LLC, an entertainment licensing company. Presently, Mr. A. Zoullas serves as Chairman of the Class NK North American Advisory Committee. In addition, Mr. A. Zoullas is also a member of the following committees: the Norwegian Hull Club, American Bureau of Shipping (of which he is also a member), and the USA Advisory Committee of Lloyd’s Register. He holds a bachelor's degree from Harvard College and a J.D. from Fordham University. Mr. A. Zoullas has served as a Director of the Company since April 2007. The Board selected Mr. A. Zoullas to serve as a director and President of Eagle Shipping International (USA) LLC, because it believes Mr. A. Zoullas provides valuable maritime experience in the areas of technical, operations, legal, insurance, and commercial experience.

Randee Day

Justin Knowles

Paul Leand

Stan Ryan

Bart Veldhuizen

Gary Weston

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Sophocles Zoullas

2,811,600

Adir Katzav

636,562

Alexis Zoullas

1,462,490

Randee Day

--

Justin Knowles

--

Paul Leand

--

Stan Ryan

--

Bart Veldhuizen

--

Gary Weston

--
As Of 30 Dec 2012

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