Press Release

Stolt-Nielsen S.A. Nominates New Director

LONDON, April 26, 2010 - Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Oslo B?rs: SNI) announced today that Christina De Luca has been nominated to join the SNSA Board of Directors.  Mrs. De Luca will be proposed for election at the company's next shareholders' meeting, increasing the number of SNSA directors to seven.

Mrs. De Luca, has held a number of executive leadership positions at BP and Amoco over the past two decades and will bring extensive experience in supply-chain management and corporate strategy to the SNSA Board.  She is currently BP's Chief Procurement Officer, Refining & Marketing, a position she has held since 2005.  Mrs. De Luca also serves as a board member at the Institute for Supply Management, the world's largest supply-management association, and is a former board member at Elemica, the leading supply-chain integration company with roots in the chemical and oil industries. 


Mrs. De Luca holds a BS degree in chemical engineering from Drexel University and an MS degree in management from Stanford University.  She is a fully qualified Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply, and a Certified Professional in Supply Management, by the Institute for Supply Management.  She is a citizen of both the United States and the United Kingdom.


"Christina will add a new dimension to the SNSA Board with her industrial background from one of the world's largest energy companies.  She is a proven business leader with a consistent track record in multiple strategic, commercial and technical settings," said Christer Olsson, Chairman of the Board of Stolt-Nielsen S.A.  "She is a most welcome addition to our Board."




Jan Chr. Engelhardtsen

U.K. +44 (0) 20 7611 8972

[email protected]


Jens F. Gr?ner-Hegge

U.K. +44 (0) 20 7611 8985

[email protected]


About Stolt-Nielsen S.A.

Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (SNSA or the "Company") is a leading global provider of integrated transportation solutions for bulk liquid chemicals, edible oils, acids, and other specialty liquids through its three largest business divisions, Stolt Tankers, Stolthaven Terminals and Stolt Tank Containers. Stolt Sea Farm produces and markets high quality turbot, sole, sturgeon, and caviar. Stolt-Nielsen Gas transports liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) with its growing fleet of very large gas carriers (VLGCs). Stolt-Nielsen S.A. is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to ?5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)