News

"Diamond S Acquires Three Medium-Range Product Tankers from Carval Investors." December 12, 2013
New York, New York, December 12, 2013. Diamond S Shipping Group announced today that it had acquired three modern medium-range clean product tankers from funds managed by CarVal Investors. In the...
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"DSS to Aquire 30 CIDO Product Tankers." August 1, 2011
Diamond S Shipping announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 30 medium-range refined product carriers to add to its fleet of ten tankers under construction in Korean...
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Diamond S Management

Craig Stevenson, Jr. , Chief Executive Officer, President and Director

Craig Stevenson, Jr. has served as our Chief Executive Officer, President and as a member of our board of directors since inception and has served as Chief Executive Officer, President and as a member of the board of directors of DSS Holdings since it was founded in 2007. Mr. Stevenson was formerly the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of OMI. Mr. Stevenson joined OMI in 1993 as Senior Vice President-Commercial and became Chief Executive Officer in 1998. In 2007, Mr. Stevenson oversaw the sale of OMI. In October 2007, following the sale, Mr. Stevenson founded DSS Holdings. Mr.Stevenson was non-executive Chairman and subsequently a board member of Ship Finance International, a NYSE-listed diversified shipping company, until September 2009. He is currently non-executive Chairman of Intermarine, one of the largest project cargo carriers in the world, and a Director of the American Bureau of Shipping, the second largest classification society. Mr. Stevenson attended Lamar University, where he graduated with a degree in Business Administration.

Sanjay Sukhrani , Chief Operating Officer

Sanjay Sukhrani has served as our Chief Operating Officer since inception and has served as Vice President-Operations of DSS Holdings since March 2009. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Sukhrani was Vice President/General Manager of Gemini Tankers, part of Teekay, presently the largest pool operator of Suezmax tankers, from May 2007 to March 2009. Mr. Sukhrani was Head of Operations of OMI from September 2001 to May 2007 and served as a Vice President of OMI from the third quarter of 2004 through May 2007. Mr. Sukhrani has sailed for 17 years on tankers, bulk carriers and container vessels, including five years as a Master. Mr. Sukhrani graduated from New York University's Stern School of Business and holds a master's degree in business administration.

Florence Ioannou , Chief Financial Officer

Florence Ioannou has served as our Chief Financial Officer since inception and has served as Chief Financial Officer of DSS Holdings since August 2010. Immediately prior to joining DSS Holdings, Ms.Ioannou was a consultant to various shipping companies, including Teekay and Ridgebury Tankers Ltd. Ms. Ioannou was a part of OMI’s Financial Management Team for 18 years, from July 1989 to December 2007 and consulted until June 2008, during which time she served in a variety of managerial roles in financial reporting and accounting, implemented several key projects related to SOX compliance and internal audit and control processes, and managed investor relations and SEC compliance. Ms. Ioannou started her career at Coopers & LyBrand, where she worked from January 1986 to June 1989. Ms.Ioannou is a CPA and attended the State University of Oneonta, New York, where she graduated with a degree in Business Economics.

Michael G. Fogarty , Senior Vice President-Commercial

Michael G. Fogarty has served as our Senior Vice President-Commercial since inception and has served as Senior Vice President-Commercial of DSS Holdings since June 2011. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Fogarty was a Chartering Manager at Gemini Tankers from 2004 to 2011. Prior to his tenure at Gemini Tankers, Mr. Fogarty was responsible for chartering crude and product tankers at OMIfrom 1996 to 2004 and was in the operations department at OMI from 1993 to 1996. Mr. Fogarty also worked in operations at American Trading and Transportation from 1991 to 1993. From 1989 to1991, Mr. Fogarty sailed on oil tankers and articulated tug boats and oil tank barges. Mr. Fogarty is a graduate of the State University of New York Maritime College (Fort Schuyler), where he obtained his Maritime Business Degree and Mates license in 1989. Mr. Fogarty also has a master’s degree in Business Administration from Adelphi University.