ABS Elects Wiernicki to Board

Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Christopher J. Wiernicki was elected to the ABS Board of Directors by the ABS Council following the Annual Meeting of the members of the international classification society. Wiernicki was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of ABS on January 1. He is also an elected Corporate Officer of the society. Prior to his current appointment, Wiernicki served as President and COO of ABS Europe Ltd, the Division of the society responsible for activities throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Wiernicki has also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for ABS and as President and Chief Operating Officer of ABSG Consulting Inc., an affiliate of ABS and the principal operating subsidiary of ABS Group of Companies, Inc.

Wiernicki holds a BS degree in Civil Engineering from Vanderbilt University, an MS degree in Structural Engineering from George Washington University, an MS degree in Ocean Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. He is a registered Professional Engineer and has authored numerous papers on design and analysis of marine structures. Earlier at the meeting, several prominent members of the international maritime community were elected to three year terms on the ABS Council, a sixty member advisory body to the management of ABS. The new Council members are: Gerhard E. Kurz* Pericles S. Panagopulos, Superfast Ferries S.A.* Capt. Cesare Sorio, SJ Marine Inc.* Prabhat Kumar Srivastava, Emirates Trading Agency L.L.C. (ETA)* David C.C. Koo, Valles Steamship Co., Ltd. Dr. Jeong-Hwa Lee, SK Shipping Co. Ltd. Dato’ Shamsul Azhar bin Abbas, PETRONAS Logistics and Maritime Business/MISC Craig H. Stevenson, Jr., OMI Corporation Thomas H. Gilmour, ABS Peter Tang-Jensen, ABS Jeffrey J. Weiner, ABS ABS governance is vested in a Membership comprising more than 800 individuals eminent in the marine, offshore and other related industries, from which the Council and Board of Directors is elected.

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