Seven directors were elected to the Board of the UK P&I Club at its AGM in Athens on the 27th October.
brahim Güngen: Chief Executive Officer of Güngen Maritime & Trading A/Ş, Ankara, Turkey
After obtaining a postgraduate degree in industrial engineering, Ibrahim Güngen founded Güngen Foreign Trade Co Ltd with his brother Mehmet in 1976 and the business quickly became the biggest importer of molasses in Turkey. Mr Güngen has been chief executive officer of Güngen Maritime and Trading since 1990.
Grahaeme Henderson: Vice President Shipping, Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited, London, UK
Dr Grahaeme Henderson, aged 56, joined Shell following a PhD in Engineering from Southampton University in 1980. He has held a number of positions in Shell Exploration in Holland, Nigeria and the Middle East. His previous role to joining the shipping company was as managing director of Brunei Shell Petroleum. Dr Henderson is also a director of the Oil Companies International Marine Forum and the Chamber of Shipping.
Datuk Nasarudin bin Mohd Idris: President and Chief Executive Officer of MISC Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Datuk Nasarudin bin Md Idris, aged 55, was appointed as President / Chief Executive Officer of MISC in 2010. A graduate of both the University of Malaya and Henley Management College, United Kingdom, Idris joined PETRONAS in 1978. He has held various positions within PETRONAS Group including as Group Chief Executive Officer, KLCC Holdings; Vice President, Corporate Planning & Development of PETRONAS. He is currently a Management Committee member of PETRONAS.
Ng Yat Chung: Executive Director of Neptune Orient Lines Limited, Singapore.
A mathematics graduate from Cambridge University with an MBA from Stanford University, Mr Ng Yat Chung joined the NOL Group Board of Directors as Executive Director in May 2011. He is the Group’s designated Chief Executive Officer and due to take up the full post in January 2012. Prior to joining NOL, he was the Chief of Defence Force in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) having served in various senior command and staff positions in planning, operations and logistics.
Paul Pathy: Co-Chief Executive Officer and President of Fednav Limited, Montreal, Canada.
Paul Pathy is joint chief executive officer of Fednav with his brother Mark. Fednav Limited, a privately owned company, is Canada's largest ocean-going, dry-bulk shipowning and chartering group. It has particular expertise in ship transport in the Canadian Arctic and ice navigation services.
Eamonn Rothwell: Chief Executive Officer of Irish Continental Group, plc, Dublin, Ireland.
Eamonn Rothwell, aged 53, joined the Irish Continental Group Board in 1987 as non-executive director and was appointed to the position of Managing Director in 1992. He is a past director of stockbrokers NCB Group. Prior to that, he worked with Allied Irish Banks plc and Bord Failte Eireann (The Irish Tourist Board).
Nikolaus Schües: Chief Executive Officer of Reederei F. Laeisz GmbH, Hamburg. Germany.
Nikolaus H Schües, aged 46, joined Reederei F Laeisz in 1993. After an apprenticeship as a shipbroker, he gained a BSc in Economics from the University of Buckingham in the UK and an MBA from Instituto de Empresa in Madrid. As Joint Managing Partner, along with his father Nikolaus W Schües, Mr Schües also sits on the board of the German Shipowners' Defence Association, the administrative board of the German Shipowners' Association, advisory board of Germanischer Lloyd and the advisory board of Deutsche Schiffsbank.