Per Sylvester Jensen

Per Sylvester Jensen

President & CEO

"We create exceptional value. Our ambition is to be the best. Our values are Safety, Team Spirit, Integrity and Can-Do and by being true to our values, we will achieve our goals and vision. At Nordic Tankers we gain success through building and maintaining long-term fruitful relationships with our colleagues, customers and business partners and our goal is to further strengthen our cooperation as we move forward."

Born 1956. President and CEO since February 2014.

Background:
Per served as the Chief Executive Officer of Eitzen Chemical ASA until November 11, 2013 and also served as its Chief Operating Officer since April 2008. He joined Eitzen Chemical ASA on April 1 2008. Previously, he was the Managing Director of Clarkson Shipping Services USA Inc. in Houston, a company he started in 2002. He has worked his entire career in the shipping industry, as Vice President of Odfjell Tankers and Odfjell Logistics USA for 5 years, with Frontline AB in Stockholm for 6 years, as Vice President of Bulk Trading Group and as broker and Director of Zachs Shipping Co. in Bergen. Per started his career with Reksten Management in Bergen in the early 1980's before he moved to Jo Tankers in New York.

Education:
Per is a graduate of The University of Edinburgh in Scotland and holds a B.Com degree in Business.

Qualifications:
Substantial managerial and commercial experience from shore based shipping organizations and industrial companies.

Henriette Schütze

Henriette Schütze

CFO

hsc@nordictankers.com

"We work dedicated to create as much value for our customers and owners as possible by setting the bar high and constantly improve the way we work and thereby our results. We believe that together we are the best, and by ensuring well-functioning processes across our departments, we build strong relationships and ensure efficiency throughout our organization."

Born 1968. Executive director and CFO since October 2014.

Background:
Previously, Henriette has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Georg Jensen A/S. Henriette has worked for listed companies for more than 10 years including ISS A/S and the shipping company DFDS A/S where she spent 7 years. Henriette started her career with Arthur Andersen from 1994-2001.

Board member and chairman for Audit Committee for the listed company H+H International (2013) and board member at the Royal Danish Theatre (2016).

Education:
State Authorized Public Accountant, EMBA (with honors) from IMD, Switzerland as well as The Board Education (with honors) from CBS Executive.

Qualifications:
Extensive finance management experience from international listed (applying IFRS) and non-listed companies as well as broad management experience including turnarounds, change management and productivity/efficiency improvements.

Annette B. Hasenberg

Annette B. Hasenberg

SVP, People, Communications & Culture

abh@nordictankers.com

"Our people are our greatest asset. We keep focus on the attraction, development and retainment of the market's absolutely best people with the highest efficiency and the right mindset. We always strive to achieve best practice and create a winning culture, where our values represent the way we think, feel, act and communicate. We believe that a strong company culture is the key essence of great results and we use our values to build bridges to our customers and across nationalities and countries. Our unique culture is what separates us from our competitors and our customers know what we stand for - we live and practice Safety, Team-Spirit, Integrity and Can-Do."

Born in 1966. Joined Nordic Tankers in February 2010 as HR Manager, then as Director People & Culture and since December 2015 as Senior Vice President responsible for People, Communication and Culture.

Background:
Annette started her career within the financial industry followed by a long career in the consultancy industry from 1992 - 2010 as HR Manager, Senior Consultant and Partner.

Education:
Academy Profession Degree in Business, Human Resources Development. 

Qualifications:
Extensive experience with HR and communication in international companies and various industries. Broad management experience including strategic planning, mergers & acquisitions, HR turnaround, integration of business, restructuring, reorganization, crisis management, performance and talent management, coaching and challenging of Executive and Senior managers, commercial minded business partner and trusted advisor.