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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Butters

74 Independent Chairman of the Board

Quintin Kneen

49 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director

James Mitchell

47 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Samuel Rubio

55 2012 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

William Long

49 2015 Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Van DeWitt

2015 Senior Vice President - Sales & Business Development

David Darling

60 2012 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Peter Bijur

73 2003 Independent Director

Brian Ford

66 2009 Independent Director

Sheldon Gordon

79 2001 Independent Director

Steven Kohlhagen

69 2013 Independent Director

William Martin

38 2015 Independent Director

Rex Ross

71 2007 Independent Director

Charles Valutas

64 2013 Independent Director

Michael Newman

Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

David Butters

Mr. David J. Butters is Independent Chairman of the Board of Gulfmark Offshore Inc. Since September 2008, Mr. Butters has been Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Navigator Holdings Ltd., an international LPG shipping company. Mr. Butters is also currently a member of the Board of Directors of Weatherford International Ltd. Mr. Butters retired from Lehman Brothers, Inc., a subsidiary of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. (“Lehman”) in September 2008 where he had been employed since 1969.

Quintin Kneen

Mr. Quintin V. Kneen, CPA, is President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Gulfmark Offshore Inc. Mr. Kneen joined GulfMark in June 2008 as the Vice President – Finance and was named Senior Vice President– Finance and Administration in December 2008. Previously, he was Vice President-Finance & Investor Relations for Grant Prideco, Inc., serving in executive finance positions at Grant Prideco since June 2003. Prior to joining Grant Prideco, Mr. Kneen held executive finance positions at Azurix Corp. and was an Audit Manager with the Houston office of Price Waterhouse LLP. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Rice University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas A&M University, and is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

James Mitchell

Mr. James M. Mitchell is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of GulfMark Offshore, Inc. His expertise includes strategic planning, merger and acquisitions, finance, accounting, treasure, taxation, risk management and investor relations. His most recent experience was Chief Executive Officer of the privately held Flex Energy. Previously, Mr. Mitchell worked as Senior Vice President and CFO of T-3 Energy Services, a publicly traded company, until its successful sale in 2011. He earned a MPA in Taxation from the University of Texas at Austin, and a B.B.A in Accounting from Georgia State University.

Samuel Rubio

Mr. Samuel R. Rubio is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of GulfMark Offshore, Inc. He was named Vice President – Controller and Chief Accounting Officer on December 31, 2008 and was promoted to Senior Vice President in the same function in June 2012. Mr. Rubio joined in 2005 as the Assistant Controller and was subsequently promoted to Controller in 2007. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Sul Ross State University and is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

William Long

Mr. William C. Long is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of GulfMark Offshore, Inc. effective August 31, 2015. Mr. Long joins the Company with 20 years of business and legal experience, including more than 17 years with Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc., an NYSE-listed offshore drilling company. Prior to joining the Company, from June 2014 through August 2015, Mr. Long pursued personal interests. From March 1997 through June 2014 Mr. Long was employed by Diamond Offshore and served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since 2006. Mr. Long holds Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration and Juris Doctorate degrees from the University of Houston.

Van DeWitt

Mr. Van DeWitt is Senior Vice President - Sales & Business Development of the Company. Mr. DeWitt brings over 35 years of hands-on offshore marine transportation service industry experience to GulfMark, including past Senior Executive roles at several privately and publicly held marine transportation services companies. His expertise includes strategic planning, new business development, sales, contracts, operations and a wide variety of specialized time charter businesses. He has extensive executive experience in global operations and at oil service firms of all sizes. Mr. DeWitt holds an Executive MBA and Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Houston.

David Darling

Mr. David E. Darling is the Senior Vice President - Human Resources of GulfMark Offshore, Inc. Mr. Darling was named Vice President – Human Resources on November 21, 2008 and was promoted to Senior Vice President in the same function in June 2012. Mr. Darling has over 23 years of human resource experience. He came to through acquisition of Rigdon Marine, where he was employed as Human Resource Director since 2007. Prior to joining Rigdon Marine, Mr. Darling served as Executive Vice President of Human Resources for a wholly owned subsidiary of the Ford Motor Company which he joined in 2000. Additionally, Mr. Darling has 15 years of experience in the offshore vessel industry as Vessel Master, Operations Manager and Human Resources Manager with Zapata Gulf Marine and Tidewater, Inc. Mr. Darling earned his Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Management from Brenau University and his Master of Science in Human Resources Management and Labor Relations from the New York Institute of Technology.

Peter Bijur

Mr. Peter I. Bijur is Independent Director of GulfMark Offshore Inc. Mr. Bijur currently serves on the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee of Volvo AB and is the former Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Texaco Inc. where he served from 1996 until his retirement in 2001. Mr. Bijur formerly served as a member of the Board of Trustees of Middlebury College and Mount Sinai-New York University Health.

Brian Ford

Mr. Brian R. Ford is Independent Director of Gulfmark Offshore Inc. Mr. Ford was the Chief Executive Officer of Washington Philadelphia Partners, LP from 2008 through 2010. He retired as a partner from Ernst & Young LLP in June 2008 where he had been employed since 1971. Mr. Ford also serves on the Board of Trustees of Drexel University and Drexel University College of Medicine School.

Sheldon Gordon

Mr. Sheldon S. Gordon is Independent Director of Gulfmark Offshore Inc. He retired as non-executive Chairman of Union Bancaire Privée International Holdings, Inc. where he served from May 1996 to September 2011. From May 1996 to March 2002, he was Chairman of the Rhone Group LLC with which he continues as a Senior Advisor. Mr. Gordon was a director of Union Bancaire Privée from March 1997 to March 2011 and was a Director of the Holland Balanced Fund from June 1996 to June 2008 and of Ametek, Inc. from 1989 to May 2011.

Steven Kohlhagen

Mr. Steven W. Kohlhagen is Independent Director of GulfMark Offshore, Inc. Mr. Kohlhagen was appointed to the Board of Directors in September 2013 and serves as a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees. He is a retired financial executive who brings to the Board expertise in financial accounting, finance and risk management through his extensive experience in, and knowledge of, the financial, securities and foreign exchange markets. He has held various positions in the private sector, including investment banking, asset management, and most recently as a consultant with AMETEK, Inc. He currently serves on the Board of Directors, the Business and Risk Committee and the Compensation Committee of Freddie Mac. He also serves on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee for AMETEK, the Board of Directors and Nominating and Governance Committee of Reval Inc., the Advisory Board of Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research at Stanford University, the Board of Advisors at Roper St. Francis Cancer Center and the Front Office Advisory Board at Bloomberg Sports. He was on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of Abtech Holdings, Inc. through March 2014.

William Martin

Mr. William C. Martin is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Martin is Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Raging Capital Management, LLC, a private investment partnership based near Princeton, New Jersey that was founded in 2006. Mr. Martin started his career as an entrepreneur, having co-founded a number of successful companies. He has also served on several public company boards, including nine years on the board of Bankrate, Inc., which was acquired in 2009; the board of Salary.com, Inc., which was acquired in 2010; and the board of Vitesse Semiconductor Corp., which was acquired in 2015.

Rex Ross

Mr. Rex C. Ross is Independent Director of GulfMark Offshore Inc. From 2004 to 2009, Mr. Ross served as Chairman and director of Schlumberger Technology Corporation, the holding company for all Schlumberger Limited assets and entities in the United States. Prior to his retirement from Schlumberger Limited in May 2004, Mr. Ross held a number of executive management positions during his 11-year career there, including President of Schlumberger Oilfield Services North America; President, Schlumberger GeoQuest; and President of SchlumbergerSema North & South America. Mr. Ross was elected a Director of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (a publicly traded oil and gas mid-stream services and marketing company) in October 2006 and is a member of its Audit and Conflicts Committee.

Charles Valutas

Mr. Charles K. Valutas is Independent Director of Gulfmark Offshore Inc. Mr. Valutas has over 30 years’ experience with an integrated oil company. He serves as a member of the Compensation and Governance and Nominating Committees. From 1979-2008, Mr. Valutas held various positions with Sunoco Inc., a large publicly held oil company, holding the positions of Sales and Products Manager, Vice President and General Manager of Sunoco Chemicals, and most recently retiring as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative officer. Mr. Valutas serves as a board member for the Chemical Heritage Foundation and as a board member and member of the Finance and Investment Committees of Drexel University and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Prior to his experience with Sunoco Inc., Mr. Valutas worked as a Certified Public Accountant for Arthur Andersen & Co.

Michael Newman