FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/18/16 -- SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) (the "Company" or "SEACOR") today announced that William C. (Bill) Long has been appointed the Company's Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary effective immediately. He will report directly to Mr. Charles Fabrikant, SEACOR's Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Long joins SEACOR with over 20 years of business and legal experience with publicly-traded companies. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Long served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of GulfMark Offshore, Inc., an NYSE-listed marine transportation service provider. Before joining GulfMark Offshore, Mr. Long spent more than 17 years with Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc., an NYSE-listed offshore drilling company, where he was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary.
Mr. Fabrikant stated, "We are pleased that Bill has joined our leadership team. He brings extensive business and legal experience and strengthens our management group."
Mr. Long holds a Juris Doctorate degree, a Masters of Business Administration, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Houston. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas.
SEACOR and its subsidiaries are in the business of owning, operating, investing in and marketing equipment, primarily in the offshore oil and gas, shipping and logistics industries. SEACOR offers customers a diversified suite of services and equipment, including offshore marine, inland river storage and handling, distribution of petroleum, chemical and agricultural commodities, and shipping. SEACOR is dedicated to building innovative, modern, "next generation," efficient marine equipment while providing highly responsive service with the highest safety standards and dedicated professional employees. SEACOR is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol CKH.
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Source: SEACOR Holdings Inc.