LONDON, Dec. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Stolt-Nielsen Limited (Oslo Børs: SNI) today announced the election of a new director, Rolf Habben Jansen, Chief Executive Officer of Hapag-Lloyd AG.
"With his extensive industry and business experience, Mr. Habben Jansen is a valued addition to the Board of Directors of Stolt-Nielsen Limited," said Chairman Christer Olsson.
The Board of Directors of SNL received approval at the Company's Annual General Meeting in April of 2015 to fill two vacancies. With the addition of Mr. Habben Jansen as a director, the SNL Board now has six members, four of which are independent.
Rolf Habben Jansen
Mr. Habben Jansen has served as Chief Executive Officer of Hapag-Lloyd AG, one of the world's largest container shipping companies, since July 2014, after having been appointed a member of the Hapag-Lloyd AG Executive Board in April 2014. He was previously Chief Executive Officer of Damco, the global logistics firm, since 2009. Before that he was Head of Global Customer Solutions at DHL since 2006. He began his career at Royal Nedlloyd, the former Dutch shipping company, before joining Danzas, the Swiss logistics firm, which merged with DHL in 1999. Mr. Habben Jansen, who is a Dutch citizen, graduated from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam in 1991 with a degree in Economics.
For additional information please contact:
Jan Chr. Engelhardtsen
Chief Financial Officer
UK +44 (0) 20 7611 8972
Jens F. Grüner-Hegge
V.P. Corporate Finance
UK +44 (0) 20 7611 8985
About Stolt-Nielsen Limited
Stolt-Nielsen Limited (SNL or the "Company") is a leading global provider of integrated transportation solutions for bulk liquid chemicals, edible oils, acids, and other specialty liquids through its three largest business divisions, Stolt Tankers, Stolthaven Terminals and Stolt Tank Containers. Stolt Sea Farm produces and markets high quality turbot, sole, sturgeon, and caviar. Stolt-Nielsen Gas develops opportunities in LPG and LNG shipping and distribution. Stolt-Nielsen Limited is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange
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