Governance

STRONG GOVERNANCE SUPPORTS OUR VISION, MISSION AND VALUES, ENABLING US TO CONSISTENTLY DELIVER EXCELLENCE.

Risk Management

Risk management is integral to our business processes and decision making, fostering continuous improvement throughout the organisation.

Gearbulk is a member of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN), whose vision is a corruption-free maritime industry that enables fair trade.

Shareholders

Gearbulk was founded in 1968 by Kristian Gerhard Jebsen and partners. It has been jointly owned by the Kristian Gerhard Jebsen family and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) since 1991, when MOL acquired a 40% stake from the Jebsen family. In 2009 MOL increased its shareholding to 49%. In 2010 the Jebsen interests in Gearbulk were taken over by Kristian Jebsen and his family.

Board of Directors

Gearbulk Holding AG is managed by its Board of Directors, which sets the overall strategy.

KRISTIAN JEBSEN

President

HANS OLAV LINDAL

Director

HANS PETTER AAS

Director

TOSHIAKI TANAKA

Director

TOSHIYUKI KATAGIRI

Financial Advisor

TOSHIAKI TANAKA

Director

TOSHIYUKI KATAGIRI

Financial Advisor

Audit Committee

The Board’s Audit Committee is comprised of non-executive directors and meets at least three times a year. It oversees financial reporting, internal controls, risk management, audit processes, compliance monitoring and business conduct.
 

Gearbulk Leadership Team

Under Board mandate, our Leadership Team guides the implementation of strategies developed and approved by the Board, and coordinates group activities.

KRISTIAN JEBSEN

Chief Executive Officer / Chairman

KETIL ANDREASSEN

Managing Director

DANIEL DE CHIARO

Chief Financial Officer

TADASHI IMAI

Executive Director

PAAL MINNE

Financial Advisor