Board - American Shipping Company




Ms. Justad has been a member of American Shipping Company ASA’s Board of Directors since December 2007. From 2006 through 2010, she held the position of CEO of Eitzen Maritime Services ASA, a Norwegian marine shipping services Company. Prior to that she has held various positions in large companies such as Yara International ASA, Norgas Carriers/IM Skaugen ASA, and Norsk Hydro ASA. Ms. Justad is a member of the Board of Port of London Authority, Odfjell, Awilco LNG ASA, Store Norske Kulkompani AS and Small Turbine Partners AS. Ms. Justad holds a Master degree of Technology Management from MIT (Sloan School)/NTH/NHH in addition to a MSc in Chemical Engineering from NTH. Ms. Justad is a Norwegian citizen. Ms. Justad holds 4 523 shares in the Company and has no stock options. She has been reelected for the period 2017-2019.




Board Member

Peter D. Knudsen is the Managing Partner of NorthCape Capital AS. Mr. Knudsen previously worked as CEO of Oslo listed Camillo Eitzen & Co. ASA from November 2008 to February 2012. Prior to Camillo Eitzen & Co. ASA, Mr. Knudsen was employed by Nordea Bank (Shipping Offshore and Oil Services) for 15 years, and his last position was as a General Manager of Nordea Bank in Singapore. Mr. Knudsen has also been employed with GIEK, Den norske Creditbank, Jøtun Fonds and Stemoco Shipping. Mr. Knudsen holds an MBA from Arizona State University. Mr. Knudsen is presently a Board member of Uglands Rederi AS. He is a Norwegian citizen and holds 2,000 shares of stock in the Company through Vilja AS. Mr. Knudsen has been a Board Member of American Shipping Company ASA since 2012 and has been re-elected for the period 2016-2018.

Kristian R√łkke

Board Member

Kristian Røkke is currently Chief Investment Officer at Aker ASA. He has extensive experience from offshore oil services, shipbuilding industry, M&A and other transactions. Prior to Aker ASA, Mr. Røkke was CEO in Akastor, an investment company listed on the Oslo stock exchange. Mr. Røkke is a board member of TRG Holding AS and previously a board member of Aker ASA. He holds an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.  Mr. Røkke is a Norwegian and American citizen and holds zero shares in the Company. Mr. Røkke was elected to the Board of Directors at the Company's Annual General Meeting in 2017 for the period 2017-2019.