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.