The Board

Board Members

Kristian Siem (Chairman) has been a Director of the Company since 1982. He is also Chairman of Subsea 7 S.A., Siem Shipowning Inc., Star Reefers Inc. and  Siem Offshore Inc. and a director of on the boards of Seven Yield Holding Pte. Ltd. and Frupor S.A. Mr. Siem is a Norwegian citizen.

 

M.D. Moross has been a Director of the Company since 1995 and is currently a private investor. He was chairman and CEO of the Schlesinger Organisation based in Johannesburg until 1974 when he joined the board of Rand Selection Group, the controlling shareholder of Anglo American Corporation. In 1976 he formed AIM Management Group Inc., today one of the largest players in the US Mutual Fund Industry. He further founded Whitehall Financial Group in 1982 which today holds several strategic investment positions within the US banking and life insurance industry. He is a South African citizen.

 

Barry W Ridings has been a Director of the Company since 1993. He is a managing director of Lazard Freres & Co and a director of New Valley Corporation. He is a US citizen.

 

Ivar Siem was appointed a Director in May 2007 and previously served as a Director of the Company from 1992 to 1998. He is CEO and chairman of the board of directors of Blue Dolphin Energy Company and Drillmar, Inc. He is a brother of Kristian Siem and is a Norwegian citizen.

 

Karen Siem was appointed a Director in June 2019. She is the wife of Kristian Siem and is a UK citizen.

 

Louisa Siem was appointed a Director in July 2021. She is the daughter of Kristian Siem and is an artist holding a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Ruskin School of Art at Oxford University. She has exhibited her work around the world and worked as a studio manager for world-renowned painter Harold Ancart in New York and Los Angeles. She is a UK citizen.

 

Jørgen Westad was appointed a Director in July 2021 and is the President and the Secretary of Siem Industries S.A. He is also a Director of Siem Europe S.à r.l., Deusa GmbH, EMGS ASA and BSR Group Holdings Ltd. Prior to joining the Siem Group in 2015, he was CFO for a privately held shipping company as well as working as a commercial and investment banker at Hambros Bank Ltd and Bankers Trust Company. He holds a B.Eng in Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding and an MSc in Management Studies. He is a Norwegian citizen, resident in Luxembourg.