Leading international operator of modern dry bulk vessels

Our Leadership

AJ Rahman

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

Kazi Rumi

Kazi Rumi Flag of Canada

Executive Director, Corporate Affairs

Tareef Rahman

Tareef Rahman Flag of USA

Director, Business Development and Strategy

AJ Rahman

AJ Rahman Flag of Canada

Chairman & Group CEO

Michael Boetius Flag of Denmark

Chief Commercial Officer

Michael Madsen Flag of Denmark

Commercial Director & Head of Atlantic Business Unit

Stephen Lamb Flag of USA

Head of Legal

Hemant K. Tiwari

Hemant K. Tiwari Flag of India

Commercial Director

Chartering

Mads Haugaard Flag of Denmark

Director of Chartering, Atlantic

Man Ho Lee Flag of South Korea

Commercial Director & Head of Steels

Kasper Bihlet Flag of USA

Director of Chartering, Projects

Kaare Grenness Flag of Denmark

Director of Chartering, Head of Panamax

Operations & Post-Fixture

Jacob Koch Blicher Flag of Denmark

Director, Head of Operations, Atlantic

Michael Dos Santos Flag of Portugal

Director and Head of Operations, Indian Ocean & Pacific

Capt. Nitin Jadhav Flag of India

Director of Global Port Operations

KV Suresh

KV Suresh Flag of India

Director & Head of Global Post Fixtures

Sohel Chaudhury Flag of Canada

Director of Marine Accounting

Corporate

Caren Kwan

Caren Kwan Flag of USA

Group Corporate Controller

Sanjiv Shah Flag of Canada

Executive Director, Finance & Accounts

Mairead Mescall Flag of Ireland

Director, Human Resources & Global Talent Acquisition

Tareef Rahman

Tareef Rahman Flag of USA

Director, Business Development and Strategy

Kazi Rumi

Kazi Rumi Flag of Canada

Executive Director, Corporate Affairs

Risk Management & Bunker

Henrik Gateman Flag of Norway

Head of Market Risk

Kim Gade Flag of Denmark

Head of Bunker Department

AJ Rahman

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.

Kazi Rumi

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.”

Tareef Rahman

Tareef Rahman Flag of USA

Director, Business Development and Strategy

Michael Boetius Flag of Denmark

Chief Commercial Officer

Michael Boetius joined Norvic in May 2024 and is the Chief Commercial Officer.

Mr. Boetius began his shipping career in 1991 as a management trainee with AP  Moller-Maersk. Over the following years, he held diverse management positions in shipping and logistics across various countries, including serving as Managing Director of Maersk Logistics South Africa.

In 2007, Mr. Boetius transitioned to DS-Norden, where he assumed several commercial roles with increasing responsibility until departing the company in March 2024.

 

Michael Madsen Flag of Denmark

Commercial Director & Head of 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.

Hemant K. Tiwari Flag of India

Commercial Director

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