Stolt Tankers Limited, a subsidiary of Stolt-Nielsen Limited (Oslo Børs: SNI), announced today the appointment of Emile Hoekstra as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), with effect from February 15, 2021.
Lucas Vos, President of Stolt Tankers, commented: “The appointment of Emile Hoekstra as CFO is an important step in preparing Stolt Tankers for its IPO. Hoekstra’s background in the oil, gas and chemical industry combined with his process and business improvement experience from Royal Zeelandia Group will support our focus on growing value through continuous improvement and process optimisation across the Company.”
Emile spent fourteen years at Royal Dutch Shell before joining oil and gas company Dyas as Chief Financial Officer. He subsequently joined the Australian listed mining services and chemicals group Orica as their EMEA CFO.
Most recently, Emile was a member of the Executive Board and CFO at the Royal Zeelandia Group, where he was responsible for financial strategy and business performance. This included developing and implementing a new strategy, improving commercial and operational excellence, risk management and controls and the overall effectiveness and processes of the finance function and the business.
Emile is also a Non-executive Member of the Advisory Board of Goliath B.V. a global manufacturer and distributor of toys and games. He holds a Postgraduate degree as Certified Controller from the University of Amsterdam and a Master’s degree in Business Economics from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.