People: Farstad Shipping ASA (FAR.OL)

FAR.OL on Oslo Stock Exchange

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24 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Sverre Farstad

61 Chairman of the Board

Karl-Johan Bakken

55 2006 Chief Executive Officer

Per Norvald Sperre

66 Deputy Chairman of the Board

Torstein Stavseng

60 1991 Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Homsey

64 Executive Vice President, Eastern Hemisphere

Mads Andersen

48 2013 Director

Gro Bakstad

47 2005 Director

Astrid Koppernaes

56 2007 Director

Leif-Arne Langoy

58 2013 Director

Janne-Grethe Strand Aasnaes

50 2005 Director

Biographies

Name Description

Sverre Farstad

Mr. Sverre A. Farstad serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Farstad Shipping ASA. He has been Member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 1988. He holds the position as Chairman of the Board of Tyrholm & Farstad AS, along with various board appointments and other positions in banking, insurance and the Norwegian Shipowners Association. He holds a degree in Business from the Heriot-Watt University.

Karl-Johan Bakken

Mr. Karl-Johan Bakken has served as Chief Executive Officer of Farstad Shipping ASA since January 1, 2006. He joined the Company as Director for Market and Operations in July 1999, with a 15-year international experience from the ship design and the ship building industry. His latest position was Vice President of Ulstein Ship Technology and Director of Ulstein Trading Ltd. AS. He holds a Master of Science degree in Naval Architecture from Norges Tekniske Hoyskole, Trondheim (NTH - currently Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet - NTNU) from 1984.

Per Norvald Sperre

Mr. Per Norvald Sperre is Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Farstad Shipping ASA. He has been Member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 1990. He has experience from the banking industry. He established his own law firm in 1977. He has been Partner in the law firm Schjodt AS since November 2000. He holds a number of board appointments in industry and shipping. He is admitted to the Supreme Court. He holds a Law degree from Universitetet i Oslo from 1972.

Torstein Stavseng

Mr. Torstein L. Stavseng has been Chief Financial Officer at Farstad Shipping ASA since 1991. He joined the Company in 1988. Before he started working for the Company, he had six years of experience within the banking industry. Mr. Stavseng holds a Master's degree from the Norges Handelshoyskole, Bergen - NHH.

Joseph Homsey

Mr. Joseph M. Homsey serves as Executive Vice President, Eastern Hemisphere at Farstad Shipping ASA. He is also Managing Director of the Group’s entities in Australia and Singapore. He previously was Director Indian Pacific and Managing Director in Farstad Shipping (Indian Pacific) Pty. Ltd. He joined the Company in June 2003, after the purchase of P&O’s 50% share in IOS and its operational organization in Melbourne. He worked for P&O Maritime Services for 22 years and was the Director responsible for that company's offshore and marine science fleet activities. Prior to that, he had 10 years with Industry Associations in Australia relating to Shipping and Mining respectively. He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from Monash University in Melbourne.

Mads Andersen

Gro Bakstad

Ms. Gro Bakstad has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Farstad Shipping ASA since 2005. She has varied financial background from positions within accounting, consulting, finance and offshore industry. She is Chief Financial Officer at Posten Norge AS and Board Member in Veidekke ASA. She holds a Business degree from Norges Handelshoyskole, Bergen - NHH and is State Authorised Accountant.

Astrid Koppernaes

Ms. Astrid Koppernaes has been Member of the Board of Directors of Farstad Shipping ASA since November 15, 2007. She has background as a petroleum engineer and manager within the oil industry in Norway and the United Kingdom. Ms. Koppernaes works as Consultant for operators and service companies in Aberdeen, Scotland. She holds a degree in Engineering from Norges Tekniske Hoyskole, Trondheim (NTH - currently Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet - NTNU) and as a Fulbright scholar she completed a Master of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering at Stanford University.

Leif-Arne Langoy

Janne-Grethe Strand Aasnaes

Ms. Janne-Grethe Strand Aasnaes has served as Member of the Board of Directors at Farstad Shipping ASA since 2005. She has varied background as Financial Analyst and Portfolio Manager in the investment management business. She has been Managing Director of Strand Havfiske AS since 2000. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of San Francisco, and is Authorized Financial Analyst.

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