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Euronav NV (EUAV.BR)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Carl Steen

2015 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Hugo De Stoop

46 2019 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Alex Staring

53 Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Egied Verbeeck

44 General Counsel, Member of the Executive Committee

Ludovic Saverys

2015 Non-Executive Director

Anita Odedra

2019 Independent Director

Carl Trowell

49 2019 Independent Director

Anne-Helene Monsellato

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Grace Reksten Skaugen

66 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Steven Smith

58 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Brian Gallagher

Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Carl Steen

Mr. Carl Steen has been Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board at Euronav N.V. since December 3, 2015. Mr. Steen is also a Member of the Audit and Risk Committee. He graduated from Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland in 1975 with a M.Sc. in Industrial and Management Engineering. After working as a consultant in a logistical research and consultancy company, he joined a Norwegian shipping company in 1978 with primary focus on business development. Five years later, in 1983, he joined Christiania Bank and moved to Luxembourg, where he was responsible for Germany and later the Corporate Division. In 1987 Mr. Steen became senior vice president within the Shipping Division in Oslo and in 1992 he took charge of the Shipping/Offshore and Transport Division. When Christiania Bank merged with Nordea in 2001 he was made executive vice president within the newly formed organization while adding the International Division to his responsibilities. Mr. Steen remained head of shipping, offshore and oil services and the International Division until 2011. Since leaving Nordea, Mr. Steen has become a non-executive director for the following listed companies in the finance, shipping and logistics sectors: Golar LNG and Golar MLP, both part of the same group and where he also sits on the audit committee, Wilh Wilhelmsen and Belships.

Hugo De Stoop

Mr. Hugo de Stoop has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of Euronav NV as of March 28, 2019. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of the company from January 1, 2008. He started his career with Mustad International Group, an industrial group with over 30 companies located in five continents where he worked as Project Manager on various assignments in the United States, Europe and Latin America, in order to integrate recently acquired subsidiaries. He founded First Tuesday in America (a meeting place for high tech entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and companies), helped develop the network in the United States of America and in Latin America and was appointed Member of the Board of Directors of First Tuesday International. He then joined Davos Financial Corp. London, an external investment Manager for UBS, specialized in Asset Management and Private Equity, where he became Associate and later Vice President. He conducted several transactions, including private placement in public equities (PIPE) and investments in real estate. Mr. De Stoop joined Euronav in September 2004 and was appointed Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Head of Investor Relations and has been nominated Chief Financial Officer as of January 1, 2008. He studied in Oxford, Madrid and Brussels and graduated from Ecole Polytechnique (ULB) with Master of Science in Engineering. He also holds an MBA from INSEAD (France and Singapore).

Alex Staring

Capt. Alex Staring is Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of Euronav N.V. He started his career at sea in 1985. He gained his Masters and Chief Engineer's License and spent the majority of his time at sea on Shell and CMB's tankers whereof the last 3 years as Master. He came ashore in 1997 and headed up SGS training and gas centre. In 1998 he rejoined CMB and moved to London to head the Operations Team at their subsidiary, Euronav United Kingdom. In early 2000, international shipping companies, AP Moller, Euronav, Frontline, OSG, Osprey Maritime and Reederei Nord Klaus E Oldendorff agreed to consolidate the commercial management of their VLCC's by operating them in a Pool. Tankers International LLC was set up and Mr. Staring became Director of Operations. In July 2005, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Euronav N.V. and as of July 2010 he is also in charge of the offshore segment.

Egied Verbeeck

Mr. Egied Verbeeck is General Counsel and Member of the Executive Committee at Euronav N.V. Formerly a member of the Antwerp bar, and managing associate at Linklaters, he has a broad experience in corporate and securities law, finance and mergers and acquisitions. He started working for Euronav in 2006. He graduated in Law from the Catholic University of Louvain in 1998. He also holds a Master Degree in international business law from Kyushu University (Japan) and a Postgraduate Degree in corporate finance from the Catholic University of Louvain.

Ludovic Saverys

Mr. Ludovic Saverys has been Non-Executive Director of Euronav N.V. since May 13, 2015. He is Member of the Remuneration Committee. Mr. Saverys currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of CMB NV and as General Manager of Saverco NV. He also serves as CFO and Director of Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp., a blank check company listed on NASDAQ. During the time he lived in New York, Mr. Saverys served as Chief Financial Officer of MiNeeds Inc. from 2011 till 2013 and as Chief Executive Officer of SURFACExchange LLC from 2009 till 2013. He started his career as Managing Director of European Petroleum Exchange (EPX) in 2008. From 2001 till 2007 he followed several educational programs at universities in Leuven, Barcelona and London from which he graduated with M. Sc. degrees in International Business and Finance.

Anita Odedra

Ms. Anita Odedra serves as Independent Director of the Company. She brings 25 years’ experience in the energy industry, and is currently Chief Commercial Officer at Tellurian Inc. Prior roles include Executive Vice President at the Angelicoussis Shipping Group Ltd (ASGL), where she led the LNG and oil freight trading businesses and Vice President, Shipping & Commercial Operations for Cheniere. Anita spent 19 years at BG Group, where she worked across all aspects of BG’s business including exploration, production, trading, marketing, business development, commercial operations and shipping; latterly holding the position of VP, Global Shipping. She began her career with ExxonMobil in 1993 as a Geoscience analyst. Anita was on the Board for the Society of International Gas Tanker and Terminal Operators (SIGGTO) from 2013 to 2016 and was Chair of GIIGNL’s Commercial Study Group from 2010 to 2015. She completed her PhD in Rock Physics from University College London & University of Tokyo and has a BSc in Geology from Imperial College, University of London.

Carl Trowell

Mr. Carl G. Trowell serves as Independent Director of the Company. Since 2014, Carl Trowell was Chief Executive Officer of Ensco plc, a listed London-based offshore drilling company. He is also a member of its Board of Directors and has taken up the position of Executive Chairman in April 2019 upon the closing of the merger with Rowan PLC. In his roles, he has substantial experience with strategic reorganizations and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Ensco, Carl was President of oilfield services company Schlumberger Ltd’s Integrated Project Management (IPM) and Schlumberger Production Management (SPM) businesses. He was promoted to this role after serving as President of Schlumberger Western GECO, the seismic division of Schlumberger, where he managed 6,500 employees with operations in 55 countries. Prior to this role, he held a variety of international management positions within Schlumberger in the fields of marketing, sales and business development, including Global VP Strategic Marketing & Sales, Management Director North-Sea/Europe Region, and Business Development Manager Asia. Carl began his professional career in 1995 as a petroleum engineer with Royal Dutch Shell before joining Schlumberger. Carl has been a member of several industry advisory boards. He is on the advisory board of EVPE Private Equity since 2007, and in 2016 he became a Non-Executive Board Member of Ophir Energy plc. Carl has a PhD in Earth Sciences from the University of Cambridge, a Master of Business Administration from The Open University, UK, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Imperial College London.

Anne-Helene Monsellato

Mrs. Anne-Helene Monsellato has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Euronav N.V. since May 13, 2015. She is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and Member of the Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee. Mrs. Monsellato is an active member of the French National Association of Directors and of the Selection Committee of Femmes Business Angels since 2013. In addition, she is serving as the Vice President and Treasurer of the Mona Bismarck American Center for Art and Culture, a U.S. public foundation based in New York. From 2005 till 2013, Mrs. Monsellato served as a Partner with Ernst & Young (now EY), Paris, after having served as Auditor/Senior, Manager and Senior Manager for the firm starting in 1990. During her time at EY, she gained experience in cross border listing transactions, in particular with the U.S. She is a Certified Public Accountant in France since 2008 and graduated from EM Lyon in 1990 with a degree in Business Management.

Grace Reksten Skaugen

Ms. Grace Reksten Skaugen has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Euronav N.V. since May 12, 2016. She is the Chairwoman of the Remuneration Committee and Member of the Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee. She is a member of the HSBC European Senior Advisory Council (ESAC). In 2009 she founded Infovidi Board Services Ltd, an independent consulting company. From 2002 till 2015 she was a member of the Board of Directors of Statoil ASA. She is presently Deputy Chairman of Orkla ASA, a Board member of Investor AB and Lundin Petroleum AB and Chairman of NAXS Nordic Access Buyout A/S. In 2006 she was one of the founders of the Norwegian Institute of Directors, of which she continues to be the Chairman of the Board. From 1994 till 2002 she was a Director in Corporate Finance in SEB Enskilda Securities in Oslo. She previously worked in the fields of venture capital and shipping in Oslo and London and carried out research in microelectronics at Columbia University in New York. She has a doctorate in Laser Physics from Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London. In 1993 she obtained an MBA from the BI Norwegian School of Management.

Steven Smith

Mr. Steven David Smith has been Non-Executive Independent Director of EURONAV N.V. as of May 9, 2018. He is Member of the Remuneration Committee and the Audit and Risk Committee. In 2011 he became a Managing Partner and a Member of the Investment Committee at Aurora Resurgence Fund. From 2001 till 2011, Mr. Smith held a variety of leadership positions at UBS Investment Bank and served on the Americas Executive Committee and Global Management Committee. Previously, he worked as a Managing Director at Credit Suisse and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette/Credit Suisse, where he was a member of the restructuring and leveraged finance groups. Mr. Smith started his career in restructuring and leveraged finance at the law firm of Latham & Watkins where he worked as an Associate till 1992. He is a Member of the California Bar Association and has FINRA Series 7, 63 and 24 Qualifications. In 1985 he obtained a Juris Doctor/MBA degree from the UCLA School of Law/Anderson School of Management in Los Angeles. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and American Literature from the University of California, San Diego.

Brian Gallagher