A new Supervisory Council for JSC “Latvijas kuģniecība” elected

On Wednesday, March 26, the current Supervisory Council was dismissed and a new Supervisory Council was elected for a period of five years by the extraordinary shareholders' meeting of JSC “Latvijas kuģniecība”, in which 80.25% of the shares with voting rights were represented.

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Ten members were elected to the Supervisory Council of JSC “Latvijas kuģniecība” – Vladimir Egger, Rubil Yilmaz, Simon Boddy, Andrea Schlaepfer, Varvara Maximova, Julia Verschagina, Olga Kurenkova, Giovanni Fagioli, Kristo Oidermaa, Ivars Girgensons.

The newly elected members of the Supervisory Council are Andrea Schlaepfer, Varvara Maximova, Julia Verschagina, Olga Kurenkova, Giovanni Fagioli.  

Out of 12 members of the company’s Supervisory Council Robert Kirkup, Mikhail Dvorak, Javed Ahmed, Christophe Theophanis Matsacos, Oļegs Stepanovs, Mārtiņš Kvēps, Artūrs Lēmanis were not repeatedly elected to the company’s Supervisory Council. 

The shareholders’ meeting assigned Vladimir Egger – the member of the newly-elected Supervisory Council – to convene the first meeting of the newly elected Supervisory Council of JSC “Latvijas kuģniecība”. The shareholders’ meeting adopted a resolution that the new Supervisory Council will work without remuneration – in the same way as it did before.

About the professional experience of the newly elected members of the Supervisory Council:

Andrea Schlaepfer is Head of Corporate Affairs at Vitol.  She joined Vitol in February 2013.  Prior to this she was Executive Director of Communications at LCH.Clearnet.  She has over 15 years’ experience in communications, primarily in the financial sector and has worked in an advisory capacity in communication firms, including Citigate Dewe Rogerson, and as head of European communications for Schroders Investment Management. She has a degree in Philosophy and Modern Languages from the University of Oxford. A.Schlaepfer does not own shares of JSC Latvian Shipping Company.

Varvara Maximova is employed by Business Development Finance at Vitol since 2013. Previously she has worked for Natixis Bank and VTB Capital in Moscow. V.Maximova has degree in banking and finance from London School of Economics and Political Science and degree in economics from Russian State University “Higher School of Economics”. V.Maximova does not own shares of JSC Latvian Shipping Company. 

Julia Verschagina is a head of operations in distillates matrix at Vitol Services BV Moscow representative office since 2012, previously she took position of operator in logistic department at VNT SA, Moscow representative. J.Verschagina has graduated State University – Higher School of Economics in Moscow. J.Verschagina does not own shares of JSC Latvian Shipping Company.

Olga Kurenkova works at representative office of  “Vitol Services B.V., The Netherlands” since 2012. Previously since 2000 she was employed by representative office of  “VNT S.A., Switzerland”. O. Kurenkova has graduated Moscow Aircraft Institute (MAI), economical department in 1990. O. Kurenkova does not own shares of JSC Latvian Shipping Company.

Giovanni Fagioli is the chief executive officer of Finaval S.p.A. and BCC1 S.p.A. He has almost 25 years experience in the shipping sector. He is also Chairman of the private equity fund FH S.p.A. He was previously member of the Board of Directors of SACE (MEF), Meta S.p.A. and Fineco Bank. G.Fagioli does not own shares of JSC Latvian Shipping Company.

About JSC “Latvijas kuģniecība” (Latvian Shipping Company) 

In the medium-sized and handy tankers categories JSC „Latvijas kuģniecība” (NASDAQ OMX RIGA: LSC1R) is among the leading ship owners in the world, and in terms of transport volumes of petroleum products  it is also in a leading position among similar companies in Northern Europe. It owns 17 modern ships, employing more than 700 professional and highly qualified seamen from Latvia. The average age of the fleet is 5.9 years. All ships have received ISM (International Safety Management) certificates.

Elīna Dobulāne, Communications Consultant 

JSC Latvian Shipping Company  

Phone: +371-25959447  

Email: elina.dobulane@vnafta.lv  

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