Kristian Siem (68) is the founder of the Group and has been Director and Chairman of the Company since 1982. He is chairman of Subsea 7 S.A., Siem Shipping Inc. (d/b/a STAR Reefers Inc.) and Siem Capital AB and a director of Siem Offshore Inc., Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc and Frupor S.A. Prior to joining the Group, he held several management positions with the Fred. Olsen Group in the U.S. and Norway. He is a Norwegian citizen.