President and Chief Executive Officer
Kenneth Hvid was appointed President and CEO of Teekay in February 2017. He has served as a director of Teekay Offshore GP LLC, the general partner of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. since 2011, as director of Teekay Tankers Ltd. since February 2017 and reappointed director of Teekay GP L.L.C., the general partners of Teekay LNG Partners L.P. in September 2018 having served as director from 2011 to 2015. He joined Teekay in 2000 and was responsible for leading our global procurement activities until he was promoted in 2004 to Senior Vice President, Teekay Gas Services. During this time, Mr. Hvid was involved in leading Teekay through its entry and growth in the LNG business. He held this position until the beginning of 2006, when he was appointed President of our Teekay Navion Shuttle Tankers and Offshore division. In that role he was responsible for our global shuttle tanker business as well as initiatives in the floating storage and offtake business and related offshore activities. Mr. Hvid served as Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President from 2011 to December 2015, and as President and CEO of Teekay Offshore Group Ltd., a company that provides services to Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. and its subsidiaries, from 2015 until 2017. Mr. Hvid has 30 years of global shipping experience, 12 of which were spent with A.P. Moller in Copenhagen, San Francisco and Hong Kong. In 2007, Mr. Hvid joined the board of Gard P.& I. (Bermuda) Ltd.
Executive Vice President, Corporate Secretary and General Counsel
Arthur Bensler joined Teekay in 1998 as General Counsel. He was promoted to the position of Vice President in 2002 and became Corporate Secretary in 2003. He was appointed Senior Vice President in 2004 and Executive Vice President in 2006. In 2013, Mr. Bensler was appointed Director and Chairman of Teekay Tankers Ltd. having served as Secretary from 2007 to 2014. Prior to joining Teekay, Mr. Bensler was a partner in a large Vancouver, Canada law firm, where he practiced corporate, commercial and maritime law from 1987 until joining Teekay.
Executive Vice President, Strategic Development
William Hung joined Teekay in 1995 and has served as Executive Vice President, Strategic Development since 2016. Prior to this position, Mr. Hung has worked in a variety of roles at Teekay including Chartering, Business Development, Finance and Accounting, Commercial and Strategic Development. Additionally, Mr. Hung served as Chief Executive Officer of Tanker Investments Ltd. from 2014 until its merger with Teekay Tankers Ltd. in November 2017.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Teekay Gas Group Ltd.
Mark Kremin was appointed President and CEO, Teekay Gas Group Ltd., a company that provides services to Teekay LNG Partners L.P. and its subsidiaries in February 2017. He was appointed President of Teekay Gas Services in 2015 having acted as its Vice President since 2006. Mr. Kremin has over 20 years of experience in shipping. In 2000, he joined Teekay as in-house counsel. He subsequently held commercial roles within Teekay Gas. He represents Teekay on the boards of joint ventures with partners in Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Prior to joining Teekay, he was an attorney in an admiralty law firm in Manhattan. Prior to attending law school in New York City, he worked for a leading owner and operator of containerships.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Vincent Lok has served as Teekay’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2007. He has held a number of finance and accounting positions with Teekay, including Controller from 1997 until his promotions to the positions of Vice President, Finance in 2002, Senior Vice President and Treasurer in 2004, and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2006. Mr. Lok served as director of Teekay GP L.L.C., the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P. from 2015 to September 2018 and served as the Chief Financial Officer of Teekay Tankers Ltd. from 2007 until December 2017. Prior to joining Teekay, Mr. Lok worked as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Lok is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Teekay Tankers Ltd.
Kevin Mackay was appointed as President and CEO of Teekay Tankers Ltd., a controlled subsidiary of Teekay, in 2014. Mr. Mackay joined Teekay Tankers from Phillips 66, where he headed the global marine business unit and held a similar role as the General Manager, Commercial Marine at ConocoPhillips from 2009 to 2012 before the formation of Phillips 66. Mr. Mackay started his career working for Neptune Orient Lines in Singapore from 1991 to 1995. He then joined AET Inc. Limited (AET) (formerly American Eagle Tankers Inc.) in Houston, becoming the Regional Director – Americas, Senior Vice President. Mr. Mackay holds a B.Sc. (Econ) Honours from the London School of Economics & Political Science and has extensive international experience.
Director and Chairman
Bill Utt has served as a Teekay director since 2015 and was appointed Chairman in June 2017. He has served as Chairman and director of Teekay Offshore GP L.L.C., the general partner of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P., since June 2017 and in September 2018 was appointed to the board of Teekay GP L.L.C., the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P. Mr. Utt brings over 33 years of engineering and energy industry experience to the Teekay Board. From 2006 until his retirement in 2014, he served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of KBR Inc., a global engineering, construction and services company. From 1995 to 2006, Mr. Utt served as the President and CEO of SUEZ Energy North America and President and CEO of Tractebel’s North American energy businesses. Prior to 1995, he held senior management positions with CRSS, Inc., which was a developer and operator of independent power and industrial energy facilities prior to its merger with Tractebel in 1995. Mr. Utt also currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Brand Industrial Holdings Inc., a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC portfolio company.
C. Sean Day
Sean Day has served as director of Teekay Corporation since 1998, taking on the role as Chairman of the Board from 1999 until June 2017. He continues to serve on the Board as Chairman Emeritus. He currently also serves as director of Teekay GP L.L.C., the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P., where he also served as Chairman until 2015. In addition, he served as the Chairman of Teekay Offshore GP L.L.C., the general partner of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. from 2006 to 2017, and as Chairman of Teekay Tankers Ltd from 2007 to 2013. From 1989 to 1999, Mr. Day was President and Chief Executive Officer of Navios Corporation, a large bulk shipping company based in Stamford, Connecticut. Prior to Navios, Mr. Day held a number of senior management positions in the shipping and finance industries. He currently serves as a director of Kirby Corporation and is Chairman of Compass Diversified Holdings. Mr. Day is engaged as a consultant to Kattegat Limited, the parent company of Resolute Investments, Ltd., our largest shareholder, to oversee its investments, including that in the Teekay group of companies.
Peter S. Janson
Peter S. Janson has served as a Teekay director since 2005. Mr. Janson also serves as director of Guaranty Company of North America, a Canadian privately held Surety and P&C Insurance Company. From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Janson was the Chief Executive Officer of Amec Inc. (formerly Agra Inc.), a publicly traded engineering and construction company. From 1986 to 1994, he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian operations for Asea Brown Boveri Inc., a company for which he also served as Chief Executive Officer for U.S. operations from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Janson has also served as a member of the Business Round Table in the United States, and as a member of the National Advisory Board on Sciences and Technology in Canada.
Bjorn Moller has served as a Teekay director since 1998. Mr. Moller also served as Teekay’s President and Chief Executive Officer from 1998 until 2011. Mr. Moller also served as Vice Chairman of Teekay GP L.L.C., the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P., Vice Chairman of Teekay Offshore GP L.L.C., the general partners of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. and as a director and the Chief Executive Officer of Teekay Tankers Ltd. Mr. Moller remains a director of Teekay Tankers Ltd. Mr. Moller has over 35 years of experience in the shipping industry, and served as Chairman of the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation from 2006 to 2013. He served in senior management positions with Teekay for more than 20 years and headed our overall operations beginning in 1997, following his promotion to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Prior to this, Mr. Moller headed our global chartering operations and business development activities. Mr. Moller is also a director of Kattegat Limited, the parent company of Resolute Investment Ltd., the largest shareholder of Teekay Corporation.
Tore I. Sandvold
Tore I. Sandvold has served as a Teekay director since 2003. He has over 30 years of experience in the oil and energy industry. From 1973 to 1987, he served in the Norwegian Ministry of Industry, Oil & Energy in a variety of positions in the areas of domestic and international energy policy. From 1987 to 1990, he served as the Counselor for Energy in the Norwegian Embassy in Washington, D.C. From 1990 to 2001, Mr. Sandvold served as Director General of the Norwegian Ministry of Oil & Energy, with overall responsibility for Norway’s national and international oil and gas policy. From 2001 to 2002, he served as Chairman of the Board of Petoro, the Norwegian state-owned oil company that is the largest oil asset manager on the Norwegian continental shelf. From 2002 to the present, Mr. Sandvold, through his company, Sandvold Energy AS, has acted as advisor to companies and advisory bodies in the energy industry. Mr. Sandvold serves on other boards, including those of Lambert Energy Advisory Ltd., Energy Policy Foundation of Norway, and Rowan Companies plc.
Alan Semple has served as a Teekay director since 2015. Mr. Semple brings over 30 years of finance experience, primarily in the energy industry, to the Teekay Board. He was formerly Director and Chief Financial Officer at John Wood Group PLC (Wood Group), a provider of engineering, production support and maintenance management services to the oil and gas and power generation industries, a role he held from 2000 until his retirement in May 2015. Prior to this, he held a number of senior finance roles in Wood Group from 1996. Mr. Semple currently serves on the Board of Cactus, Inc. (NYSE) where he is Chair of the Audit Committee.
Rudolph Krediet joined the Teekay Board in September 2017. Mr. Krediet brings over 15 years of experience as a financial investment professional. He has served as a Partner at Anholt Services (USA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kattegat Trust, which oversees the trust’s globally diverse investment portfolio, since 2013. Mr. Krediet has acted as Principal at Compass Group Management LLC, the manager of Compass Diversified Holdings, a publicly traded investment holding company, from 2010 to 2013, and as Vice President from 2006 to 2009. He acted as Vice President at CPM Roskamp Champion, a global leader in the design of manufacturing of oil seed processing equipment, from 2003 to 2004. Mr. Krediet has an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia.
Heidi Locke Simon
Heidi Locke Simon joined the Teekay Board in September 2017. Ms. Locke Simon brings over 25 years of strategic management experience to the Teekay Board. She was formerly a Partner at Bain & Company, a global management consulting organization, where she worked from 1993 to 2012. Prior to this, Ms. Locke Simon was an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. She has contributed to HBS Community Partners, a volunteer consulting organization, from 2013 to 2106. She has served as a Board Observer with Teekay from 2016 to 2017, a director of KQED Public Media from 2008 to 2014 and director of Turning Green from 2004 to present. Ms. Locke Simon holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.
David Schellenberg joined the Teekay Board in September 2017. Mr. Schellenberg brings over 25 years of financial and operating leadership to the Teekay Board and is currently a Managing Director and Principal with Highland West Capital, a Private Equity firm in Vancouver. Prior to that, he was with Conair Group and its subsidiary Cascade Aerospace, specialty aviation and aerospace businesses, from 2000 to 2013 and was President and CEO from 2007 to 2013. Mr. Schellenberg also acted as a Managing Director in the Corporate Office of the Jim Pattison Group, Canada’s second largest private company, from 1991 to 2000. Mr. Schellenberg holds an MBA, is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (FCPA, FCA).
Board Committee Composition
|Name of Director||Audit Committee||Compensation and Human
|Nominating and Governance
|C. Sean Day||X||X|
|Peter S. Janson||Chair|
|Tore I. Sandvold||X|
|Heidi Locke Simon||X||X|