Golden Ocean Group Limited announced the appointment of Thomas Semino as chief commercial officer (CCO), following the announcement in April regarding changes to the corporate management team.
Mr Semino is currently the head of dry freight in Vitol S.A. and has previously been managing director of ocean freight in Bunge S.A. and also has background from Cargill S.A. and Coeclerici Spa. Mr Semino has a law degree in Maritime Law from Università degli Studi di Genova.
Mr Semino will be based in Singapore and will take on the position latest on November 1, 2016.
Birgitte Ringstad Vartdal, CEO of Golden Ocean Management AS, comments:
GOLDEN-OCEAN_Birgitte-Ringstad-Vartdal“I am very pleased that Thomas Semino has accepted the newly established position as CCO. He has extensive experience from the dry bulk market and his background from trading organizations will be complementary to our own team today. I look forward to work with Thomas and believe he will add a lot of value to Golden Ocean.”