Board of Directors

Board of Directors
Samuel Cooperman Chairman of the Board of Directors, Audit Committee Chairman and Compensation Committee Member

Biography

Appointment
Mr. Samuel Cooperman has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2016. He has been a Director of Stolt-Nielsen Limited since 2008 and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors since 2009.

Experience
Mr. Cooperman joined Stolt-Nielsen in 1974 and held a number of senior management positions, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group. He retired from the Company in 2003. Mr. Cooperman was a member of the Executive Committee of the International Chamber of Shipping until May 2010; he also served as Vice-Chairman for two years. He holds BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University and from the Graduate School at the University of Pennsylvania, respectively, and an MBA from Temple University. He is a citizen of the United States.

Other Appointments
Mr Cooperman is the Chairman of New York Cruise Line and Chief Executive Officer of Cooperman Weiss Consulting LLC.

Niels G. Stolt-Nielsen Director and Chief Executive Officer

Biography

Appointment
Mr. Niels G. Stolt-Nielsen has served as Chief Executive Officer since November 2000. He has been a Director of Stolt-Nielsen Limited since 1996.

Experience
Mr. Stolt-Nielsen joined Stolt Tankers in 1990 in Greenwich, Connecticut, US. In 1994 he relocated to China to open and head Stolt-Nielsen Limited’s representative office in Shanghai. He was the President of Stolt Sea Farm from 1996 until 2000 when he became Chief Executive Officer of Stolt-Nielsen Limited. From September 2002 until March 2003 he also served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Stolt Offshore S.A. Mr. Stolt-Nielsen graduated from Hofstra University in 1990 with a BS degree in Business and Finance. He is a Norwegian citizen.

Other Appointments
Mr. Stolt-Nielsen is the Chairman of the Board of Avance Gas Holding Ltd and a Director of Golar LNG Ltd.

Jan Chr. Engelhardtsen Director and Audit Committee Member

Biography

Appointment
Jan Chr. Engelhardtsen was appointed to the Board of Directors in March, 2018 and is a member of the Audit Committee.

Experience
Mr. Engelhardtsen served as Chief Financial Officer of Stolt-Nielsen Limited for the last 26 years. He has held numerous key positions during his career, including President of Stolt Tank Containers, where he played an important role in the Company’s entry into tank containers, establishing what is today Stolt Tank Containers. He also served as President of Stolthaven Terminals, Chief Financial Officer of Stolt Offshore S.A., and President and General Manager of Stolt-Nielsen Singapore Pte. with overall responsibility for the Company’s operations in South-East Asia. Mr. Engelhardtsen holds an MBA from the Sloan School at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as well as undergraduate degrees in Business Administration and Finance. He is a citizen of Norway.

Other Appointments
Mr. Engelhardtsen is a Director of Avance Gas Holding Limited.

Rolf Habben Jansen Director

Biography

Appointment
Mr. Rolf Habben Jansen joined Stolt-Nielsen Limited as a Director in December 2015.

Experience
Mr. Habben Jansen began his career at Royal Nedlloyd before joining Danzas, the Swiss logistics firm, which merged with DHL in 1999. He was Head of Global Customer Solutions at DHL from 2006 until joining Damco as Chief Executive Officer in 2009. He joined the Hapag-Lloyd AG Executive Board in 2014. Mr. Habben Jansen graduated from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam in 1991 with a degree in Economics. He is a Dutch citizen.

Other Appointments
Mr. Habben Jansen is Chief Executive Officer of Hapag-Lloyd AG.

Håkan Larsson Director, Compensation Committee Chairman and Audit Committee Member

Biography

Appointment
Mr. Håkan Larsson has served as Chairman of the Compensation Committee since 2016 and a member of the Audit Committee since 2009. He joined the Board of Stolt-Nielsen Limited in June 2007.

Experience
Mr. Larsson was Chief Executive Officer of Schenker AG from 2000 to 2003 and of Rederi AB Transatlantic from 2003 to 2007. He holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from the Gothenburg School of Economics and is a Swedish citizen.

Other Appointments
Mr. Larsson is Chairman of Tyrens AB, Valea Holding AB and Wallenius Wilhelmsen ASA, and is a Director of Viking Supply Ships AS. He is also Chairman of the Board of InPension Holding AB and a member of the regional board of Handelsbanken.

Jacob B. Stolt-Nielsen Director

Biography

Appointment
Mr. Jacob B. Stolt-Nielsen has served as a Director of Stolt-Nielsen Limited since 1995.

Experience
Mr. Jacob B. Stolt-Nielsen joined the Company in 1987 and served in various positions in Oslo, Singapore, Greenwich, Connecticut, Houston, Texas and London. He was President, Stolthaven Terminals, from 1992 until 2000 with responsibility for the global tank storage business. In 2000, he founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of SeaSupplier Ltd. until 2003 when he became Executive Vice President of Stolt-Nielsen Limited. In 2012 he founded Norterminal AS. Mr. Stolt-Nielsen graduated from Babson College in 1987 with a BS degree in Finance and Entrepreneurial studies. He is a Norwegian citizen.

Other Appointments
Mr. Stolt-Nielsen is Chief Executive Officer of Norterminal AS and is a board member of Stolt-Nielsen Holdings AS, SN Terminal AS, Bothel Holding AS, Hydrogen Source AS, New York Cruise Lines, Inc. and Biomed Clinic AS.

Tor Olav Trøim Director

Biography

Appointment
Mr. Tor Olav Trøim has served as a Director of Stolt-Nielsen Limited since April 2016.

Experience
Mr. Trøim was an equity portfolio manager with Storebrand ASA and Chief Executive Officer for the Norwegian Oil Company DNO AS until 1995. He was employed by Seatankers Management Co. from 1995 to 2014. During this period he was also, at various times, Chief Executive Officer of a number of related public companies, including Frontline Limited, Knightsbridge Tankers, Ship Finance Ltd. and Seadrill Ltd. He has served as a director on the Boards of Frontline, Marine Harvest ASA, Golden Ocean Group Limited, Seadrill Ltd, Archer Limited and Aktiv Kapital ASA, among others. In 2014 he established Magni Partners UK, which focuses on research and consultancy in the energy industry. Mr. Trøim graduated as M.Sc. Naval Architect from the University of Trondheim, Norway in 1985 and is a Norwegian citizen.

Other Appointments
Mr Trøim is Chairman of Golar LNG Ltd and Golar MLP, Chairman of Borr Drilling Ltd and Director and owner of Magni Sport AS.