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Mar 22 2019


International maritime law practice Hill Dickinson has made several appointments.

Joining Hill Dickinson are Master Mariner Kevin Austin, South Korean market specialist Beth Bradley, and transactional lawyer Sung Hwan Choi.
 
Announcing the appointments, Julian Clark, Hill Dickinson Global Head of Shipping, said: “As a full service, legal marine practice, Hill Dickinson is committed to providing the best team able to operate throughout the entire marine sector. These important appointments further strengthen our global services.”
 
****Teekay Corp announced several changes to its Board, which are expected to become effective at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 10th June, 2019:

C Sean Day, Chairman Emeritus and Director, Tore Sandvold, Director, and Peter Janson, Director, are retiring from the Board after a combined 50 years on the Board. 

 

Day will remain as a Director of Teekay GP - the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners.
 

William (Bill) Utt will be stepping down from his role as Chairman and Director of the company and as a Director of Teekay GP, but will remain as Chairman and Director of Teekay Offshore GP - the general partner of Teekay Offshore Partners.
 

The Board has selected current Teekay director, David Schellenberg, to take over as Teekay’s Chairman from Utt in June, 2019.  Schellenberg has also been nominated to stand for election to join Teekay Tankers’ Board effective at Teekay Tankers’ AGM on 12th June, 2019.
 

The Board has appointed Kenneth Hvid, Teekay’s President and CEO, to fill the vacancy on the Board that will be created upon Day’s retirement. 


In addition, Peter Antturi has been nominated to stand for election at the AGM to join the Board.

With these changes, the Company will be reducing the size of its Board from nine members currently to seven members.

 



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