Mr. Samuel Cooperman is an independent Board member and 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. He has been a member of the Compensation Committee since 2016.
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.
Mr Cooperman is the Chairman of New York Cruise Line and Chief Executive Officer of Cooperman Weiss Consulting LLC.