Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Charles Fabrikant is Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and has been a director of the Company and several of its subsidiaries since the Company’s inception in 1989. Mr. Fabrikant has served as a director and member of the Audit Committee of Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc., a contract oil and gas driller, since January 2004. Mr. Fabrikant serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company’s former aviation division, Era Group Inc. (“Era Group”), an international helicopter operator providing transportation services to the offshore drilling industry. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Era Group from October 2011 through April 2012. He is also President of Fabrikant International Corporation (“FIC”), a privately owned corporation engaged in marine investments. FIC may be deemed an affiliate of the Company. Mr. Fabrikant is a graduate of Columbia University School of Law and Harvard University.
With over 30 years experience in the maritime, transportation, investment and environmental industries and given his position as the founder and former President and current Chief Executive Officer of the Company, Mr. Fabrikant’s broad experience and deep understanding of the Company make him uniquely qualified to serve as a director.
Matthew R. Cenac
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Matthew Cenac is Executive Vice President and has been Chief Financial Officer since August 2014. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer from August 2005 through August 2014. He was Corporate Controller of the Company from June 2003 through August 2005. In addition, Mr. Cenac is an officer and director of certain SEACOR subsidiaries. Prior to joining the Company he was Controller of Pipeworks, Inc. from October 2001 through April 2003 and was a Senior Manager for Ernst & Young LLP from August 1987 until September 2001.
Chief Operating Officer
Eric Fabrikant is Chief Operating Officer of SEACOR. He provides oversight of Transportation Services, Witt O'Brien's and CLEANCOR Energy Solutions. Mr. Fabrikant served as Vice President of the Company from May 2009 through February 2015. In addition, Mr. Fabrikant is an officer and/or director of certain SEACOR subsidiaries. Prior to joining SEACOR, he spent five years at Nabors Industries where he held various positions. He graduated from Georgetown University with a B.S.B.A. in Finance.
Chief Operating Officer
John Gellert is Chief Operating Officer of SEACOR. He provides oversight of Offshore Marine Services and is President of SEACOR Marine LLC. Mr. Gellert served as Senior Vice President of the Company from May 2004 through February 2015. In addition, Mr. Gellert is an officer and/or director of certain SEACOR subsidiaries. Mr. Gellert began his career with SEACOR as a financial and market analyst after graduating from Harvard College in 1992. Following the Company’s acquisition of the offshore assets from Compagnie Nationale de Navigation (“CNN”) in 1995, over the next five years, he had a series of international appointments with both marketing and operating responsibilities in Europe, West Africa and South East Asia. He is a director of Dynamic Offshore Drilling and the International Support Vessel Owners Association.
William C. Long
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary
William C. Long joined the Company on April 18 as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary. From August 2015 to April 2016, Mr. Long served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Gulfmark Offshore, Inc. Prior to his employment with Gulfmark Offshore, Inc., Mr. Long was employed for more than 17 years by Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc., where he was its General Counsel June 1998 through June 2014. From October 2006 through June 2014, Mr. Long served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. Mr. Long has 20 years of business and legal experience with publicly-traded companies.
Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
Bruce Weins is Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. Mr. Weins served as Corporate Controller from July 2005 through February 2015. Mr. Weins served as Controller of Seabulk International, Inc. from January 2005 through July 2005. Mr. Weins was employed by Deloitte & Touche LLP as an Audit Senior Manager from September 1995 through December 2004.
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