Leading international operator of modern dry bulk vessels

Our Leadership

CEO, Toronto

AJ Rahman Flag of Canada

Chairman & Group CEO

Guy Cooper Flag of Bermuda

Board Member

Board of Directors

Marcello Ausenda Flag of Bermuda

Board Member

Board of Directors

Victor Richards Flag of Bermuda

Board Member

Executive Director, Corporate Affairs, Toronto office

Kazi Rumi Flag of Canada

Executive Director, Corporate Affairs

CEO, Toronto

AJ Rahman Flag of Canada

Chairman & Group CEO

Michael Fenger Flag of Denmark

COO and Head of Global Chartering

Niels K. Kjaer-Petersen Flag of Denmark

Commercial Director and Co-Head of Atlantic Business Unit

Michael Madsen Flag of Denmark

Commercial Director & Co Head - Atlantic Business Unit

Stephen Lamb Flag of USA

Head of Legal

Gokhan Selviboy

Capt. Gokhan Selviboy Flag of Turkey

Head of Global Operations

Chartering

Amit Kumar

Amit Kumar Flag of India

Commercial Director, India Ocean Business Unit

Abhijit Palande Flag of India

Commercial Director, Pacific Business Unit

Jeremy Kim Flag of South Korea

Director of Chartering, Pacific - Handy

Hemant K. Tiwari Flag of India

Director of Chartering, Pacific-Handy

Mads Haugaard

Mads Haugaard Flag of Denmark

Senior Chartering Manager

Man Ho Lee

Man Ho Lee

Head of Steels

Operations

Tim Wellman Flag of USA

Senior Operations Manager

Corporate

Executive Director, Corporate Affairs, Toronto office

Kazi Rumi Flag of Canada

Executive Director, Corporate Affairs

Sanjiv Shah Flag of Canada

Executive Director, Finance & Accounts

General Manager Operations, Toronto

Sohel Chaudhury Flag of Canada

Director of Marine Accounting

Caren Kwan Flag of USA

Group Corporate Controller

AJ Rahman Flag of Canada

Chairman & Group CEO

Mr. AJ Rahman is the Chairman of the board of directors of Norvic Shipping international Ltd. Mr. Rahman is also the CEO and founder of Norvic Maritime group, the parent company of Norvic International Ltd.

He has been involved in the shipping business as an entrepreneur since 1991 founding several successful shipping companies. Mr. Rahman holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce and MBS from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Guy Cooper Flag of Bermuda

Board Member

Mr. Guy Cooper has been a board member of Norvic Shipping International Ltd. since 2018.

Mr. Cooper is a corporate lawyer specialising in bank and asset finance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and group restructurings. Mr. Cooper holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Newcastle, UK and a PgDL and LPC from The College of Law, Guilford, UK.

Board of Directors

Marcello Ausenda Flag of Bermuda

Board Member

Mr. Marcello Ausenda has been a board member of Norvic Shipping International Ltd. since 2016.

He is also a lawyer with a specialization in corporate matters, mergers & acquisitions and capital markets. Mr. Ausenda holds a bachelor’s degree from McGill University, Montreal, and LLB from London School of Economics, UK.

Board of Directors

Victor Richards Flag of Bermuda

Board Member

Mr. Victor Richards has been a board member of Norvic Shipping International Ltd. since 2016.

Furthermore, he is a lawyer with a specialization in shipping, maritime, finance and corporate matters. Mr. Richards holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Western Ontario, Canada and MA (Legal Studies) from University of Bristol, UK.

Executive Director, Corporate Affairs, Toronto office

Kazi Rumi Flag of Canada

Executive Director, Corporate Affairs

Mr. Kazi Rumi became a board member of Norvic Shipping International Ltd. in 2020. He has also been serving the company as the Executive Director, Corporate Affairs since 2016.

Mr. Rumi holds a B.Sc. degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh.”

Michael Fenger Flag of Denmark

COO and Head of Global Chartering

Michael Fenger joined Norvic Shipping in 2019 and is the COO and Global Head of Chartering.

Mr. Fenger began his shipping career in 1981 in a Danish Shipbroking company, and has been working in the industry ever since. This has all been within the drybulk sector, only interrupted by an early break spending 2 years at sea working as a cadet for J .Lauritzen A/S.

Since then Michael has spent 10 years working with TKB, 8 years with Armada Shipping in Switzerland and 10 years with Copenship A/S where he was acting as the CEO. He has in the last 4 years been setting up commercial offices in Copenhagen for two different drybulk owners and operators, before he joined Norvic Shipping.

Michael Fenger is a Danish National and resides in Dubai.

Niels K. Kjaer-Petersen Flag of Denmark

Commercial Director and Co-Head of Atlantic Business Unit

Niels K. Kjaer-Petersen joined Norvic Shipping in September 2019.

Mr. Kjaer-Petersen has over 30 years of experience working with various companies in the United States, Singapore, Switzerland, and Denmark. He started his career with Weco Shipping, an old Danish shipowner, and then moved to Singapore, spending 3 years there working with an exclusive broking shop. In 1992, Niels joined Armada Shipping to set up their new office in the United States. He left the group in 2003 after having worked the last 5 years as commercial manager of the Swiss office. In 2004, he joined MUR Shipping to start the group’s Atlantic activities and head their office in Copenhagen, working there for 15 years before joining Norvic Shipping.

Niels K. Kjaer-Petersen is a Danish national and resides in Denmark.

Michael Madsen Flag of Denmark

Commercial Director & Co Head - Atlantic Business Unit

Mr. Michael Madsen joined Norvic in 2016 to start up and manage Norvic’s office in Houston as the Commercial Director.

Mr. Madsen began his shipping career in 1996 at Armada Shipping in Denmark. In 1998 he moved to Connecticut for Parcel Tankers, which was partly owned by Armada Shipping. Later that same year he moved to Armada Shipping’s U.S.A. dry bulk desk. In 2002 he joined J. Lauritzen U.S.A., where he worked his way up within Lauritzen Bulkers. He began as a chartering manager, and progressed to Senior Chartering Manager, focusing on business in the Americas. In 2014 he transferred to Singapore where he worked as the Team leader for Lauritzen Bulker’s Supramax Pacific team.

Mr. Madsen is a Danish national residing in the USA.

Stephen Lamb Flag of USA

Head of Legal

Mr. Stephen Lamb joined Norvic Shipping in 2018 to manage the day to day operations of the Legal Department as the Head of Legal.

Mr. Lamb has more than 25 years of experience in maritime law and is dual qualified as an English solicitor and American lawyer.

Mr. Lamb joins us from Western Bulk where he was previously Legal Counsel for 9 years. Prior to that, Mr. Lamb worked for the Eitzen Group (now UltraBulk), practiced law in Washington DC, and worked for a member of the US Congress.

Stephen Lamb is an American national and resides in Copenhagen.

Capt. Gokhan Selviboy Flag of Turkey

Head of Global Operations

Capt. Gökhan Selviboy joined Norvic Shipping in 2020 and is the Head of Global Operations.

Capt. Gökhan is a seasoned and a resourceful maritime professional with a well demonstrated history in managing Freight Operations within the supply chain and maritime industries. Capt. Gökhan strongly believes that team spirit is the most important key to success.

Most recently Capt. Gökhan was the Head of Operations at Bulk Atlantic located in Izmir, a ship operator with a high focus on construction steel export cargos out of Turkey to the Caribbean, USA, Central America, Far East and steel scrap imports into Turkey from USA and Europe.

Prior to that he was with Cofco International (Geneva) as the Global Head of Operations based in Istanbul where he was responsible for managing a large operations team handling around 200 vessels. Prior to Cofco International , Capt. Gokhan was with Noble Group Ltd (Hong Kong) as the Head of Agri Freight Operations in Istanbul.

Capt. Gokhan has a sea-going experience of about 9 years on board bulk carriers and container ships , he sailed last 2 years as a Master on board bulk carriers.

Our team is our number one asset.