Ole B. Stene is our new Managing Director of OSM Ship Management Asia.
Stene is a well-experienced man. He has combined degrees in commerce, law, building and construction. Since 1977, he has been endowed with confidence in several shipping companies to handle increasing level of management responsibilities.
Stene has held several positions with the Jebsen Group, such as Corporate Secretary & Legal Advisor and Vice President for the Information Department. In 1986, he was appointed Managing Director for Aboitiz Jebsen Bulk Transport Corp. in Manila. In 1992, Stene was reassigned to the Jebsen Group Head Office in Bergen as Managing Director of Jebsen Management AS and Executive Vice President of the Jebsen Group.
Outside Jebsen, Stene has held the positions as Managing Director for Wilson Ship Managemen and Acting Managing Director for Fjordline. He was President for Barber International (USA) Inc. and Managing Director for Barber Marine Team, a position he held until he returned to the Jebsen Group in September 2004 as Chief Operating Officer for the Jebsen Ship Management responsible for Jebsen Group's Technical and Crewing activities.
In June 2005, Stene was again appointed as Managing Director for Aboitiz Jebsen Bulk Transport Corp. in Manila as well as Jebsen Maritime Inc. the manning arm of Aboitiz Jebsen. In 2012, Stene assumed the position as Vice Chairman and Board Director of the said companies.
Stene has become a member of several marine associations and institutions globally. He has been President of InterManager, is an active committee member of International General Committee and Council of the Classification Society, Bureau Veritas, an earlier member of Lloyd’s Register’s Asia Shipowners’ Committee, and an alternate member of Germanischer Lloyd Asian Committee.
We are looking forward to a long and productive relationship.
Welcome on board!