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Management

Alfred J.V. "Al" Stanley, President and CEO
Al Stanley joined Intermarine in June 2012 as President and CEO. Most recently Mr. Stanley was a partner at Morgenthaler Partners, a firm with $3 billion assets under management. Before joining Morgenthaler in 2004, he was President and CEO of GE Insurance Solutions’ Global Life & Health Reinsurance Unit; Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of GE Insurance Solutions (formerly Employers Reinsurance Corp); and Chairman and CEO of GE International – Mexico.


Andre Grikitis, Operating Chairman
Andre Grikitis is Operating Chairman. Mr. Grikitis began his career in the maritime industry in the 1970s as a Chartering Manager with World Trade Shipping, a New York-based vessel operator. In the early 1980s, he joined New York-based vessel operator, T.J. Stevenson, as Vice President. In 1993, Mr. Grikitis acquired the vessel operations of his then employer, D.W. Lee, Inc., which he later renamed Cargoships, Inc. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business from Central Connecticut College in 1969 and a master's degree in Criminal Justice from C.W. Post in New York in 1974.


Michael "Mike" Dumas, CFO
Mike Dumas serves as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Intermarine. Mr. Dumas has 20 years of financial management experience and joined the company to lead the business's corporate finance, financial reporting and strategic planning functions. He joined Intermarine from Freeport-McMoRan where he was the Vice President of Business Development. From 1993 to 1996, Mr. Dumas directed Freeport's financial department in Madrid, Spain. He holds an MBA from Louisiana State University, a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Southern Arkansas University. He is also a CPA. Mr. Dumas is located in Houston and focuses on corporate expansions and acquisitions.


William Curtin, VP & Chief Information Officer
Bill joined Intermarine as its VP & Chief Information Officer in 2012. He served eight years as an officer in the United States Air Force. He was progressively responsible for assignments at the Pentagon and in Washington, D.C. and South Korea. Mr. Curtin is an Armed Services medal recipient with 15 years combined information technology (IT), project management, merger and acquisition experience.  In 2006, after his final military assignment as Director, IT, he joined the private sector, also at the Director level.  His private sector IT background includes: operations, business applications and strategic planning experience in Latin America, West Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. Among his many accomplishments, Mr. Curtin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from St. Mary's University. He is a graduate of the Defense Department's Advanced Leadership School, valedictorian of the Air Force's IT and Communications School, and a certified project manager.


Capt. Brian Powney, VP Technical Services
Captain Brian Powney serves as Vice President of Technical Services for Intermarine. Captain Powney began his career at sea. He then came ashore to apply his experience toward improving cargo handling and securing techniques. After working in operational and managerial positions for Canadian Pacific Steamships, he accepted an offer from Transcan Marine Consultants & Surveyors to serve as Vice President of Operations. Through his direction; Transcan became the leading provider of Port Captain services for Intermarine. He holds a Masters Foreign Going Certificate and other seamanship certificates all of which he obtained from attending the School of Navigation, University of South Hampton Warash Hants. Captain Powney graduated with Honors from Reardon Smith Nautical College, Cardiff, South Wales as Senior leading cadet starboard division in 1967. Now with nearly 30 years of maritime experience, Captain Powney oversees all vessel management and cargo handling activities for Intermarine services. Captain Powney is also very active in design criteria for the recent and next generations of multipurpose project carriers.


Dave Simoneaux, VP Americas Service
David Simoneaux serves as Vice President of Intermarine Americas Line. He has spent a lifetime in the industry, but began his career with Lykes Bros. Steamship Company, where he ultimately became the Assistant Operation Manager for Intermodal. He has also held positions with the Moran Agencies, Kerr Steamship Company, Eller & Company, and Schenkers International Forwarders. Before joining Intermarine, he was Vice President and General Manager of Gulfship Marine, Inc., a carrier specializing in project and heavy-lift cargoes. Mr. Simoneaux received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southwestern Louisiana. Today he has the overall responsibility for the success of the Americas service, Intermarine's largest division, which constructs more than 150 voyages per year.


Ask Michael Munck, Managing Director Worldwide
Ask Michael Munck serves as Managing Director, Worldwide for Intermarine. He assumed this role in 2013 after the merger between Intermarine and Scan-Trans. Mr. Munck joined Scan-Trans as CFO in January 2006 to head the company's corporate finance, financial reporting and strategic planning functions. While with Scan-Trans, he also served as HR Director. Mr. Munck has more than 20 years of broad financial experience. From 1997 to 2005 he was employed by DaimlerChrysler as head of finance and accounting in both Denmark & Sweden. He holds a Higher Diploma in Business Administration, Financial and Management Accounting. Mr. Munck is located in Naestved, Denmark and focuses on all the overall performance of the Worldwide division.


Will Terrill, VP US Flag Services & General Counsel
Will Terrill is the Vice-President of U.S. Flag Services for Intermarine. Mr. Terrill joined the Company in 2006 and has served as the Vice-President of the U.S. Flag Services group since 2010.  During Mr. Terrill’s tenure with the Company’s U.S. Flag Services group, Intermarine has expanded its US Flag fleet from three to six vessels. This expansion includes the addition of two self-sustaining, modern, shallow draft vessels with lifting capacity of up to 800MT (OCEAN FREEDOM and OCEAN GIANT) and an 8,000 DWT vessel with 400MT lifting capacity (OCEAN CRESCENT).  Mr. Terrill earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1993 from Gettysburg College and two Juris Doctor degrees, one from the University of Maine School of Law in 1997 and a second from Tulane school of Law, Maritime Law in 1998. He is located in Houston, Texas.


Frank Fischer, Managing Director Tonnage Procurement
Frank Fischer serves as the Managing Director of Intermarine’s tonnage procurement team. He first joined the company in 2012 to lead the time chartering and capacity management functions. Prior to joining Intermarine, Mr. Fischer was employed by GB Shipping and Reederei Buss in Leer, Ostfriesland, where he served as M.D. Respectively, he has 20 high-quality years of chartering, sale and purchase; new build and operational management experience. Mr. Fischer is located in Hamburg, Germany, and focuses on all timecharter and shipowners matters.