Steve Harman, Chairman of OceanConnect's Board of Directors and Chief Executive of Shell Marine Products
, said that Robert K. Kurz, President of Keystone Shipping
, has been elected to OceanConnect's Board of Directors. "We are proud to have Robert K. Kurz
, President of Keystone Shipping, join OceanConnect's Board of Directors. Rob brings vast shipping experience which will be invaluable to OceanConnect as it continues to grow," Harman said.
Kurz joins a distinguished group of leading figures in the marine industry, including Rutger von Slobbe
, Executive Director of P&O Nedlloyd BV; Kevin James, Chief Executive of BP (BP)
; Robert Chandran, President & Chief Executive Officer of Chemoil; C. Michael Bandy
, President of ChevronTexaco Fuel and Marine Marketing; and Peter Stokes, Director of Lazard Brothers & Co.
"I am very excited about joining OceanConnect
's Board of Directors. OceanConnect has succeeded and gained a loyal and growing client base by providing a clear and distinct value proposition. I look forward to participating in this dynamic company. OceanConnect is a powerful resource for shipowners," Kurz said.