Chief Executive Officer and a Director
Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc.
Gary Vogel is the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc., a position he has held since September 2015. Eagle Bulk presently owns 41 supramax vessels, making it one of the largest owners of supramax dry bulk vessels in the world. Eagle Bulk Shipping is publicly listed on the (NASDAQ: EGLE) and is a Marshall Islands corporation headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, with a commercial offices in Singapore and Hamburg, as well.
Prior to joining Eagle, Mr. Vogel was Chief Executive Officer of Clipper Group Ltd., one of the world's leading privately-held ship owning and operating groups with a diversified fleet of more than 120 drybulk, RoRo , multipurpose heavy-lift vessels, tankers, and cruise vessels. He was also a Partner and served as a Director of Clipper Group, Ltd. as well as a number of other positions prior to his appointment as CEO. Prior to his service with Clipper Group Ltd., Mr. Vogel was President of Van Ommeren Bulk Shipping (USA), Inc., a company he worked at from 1992 to 2000.
Gary began his shore-side shipping career as a dry cargo shipbroker. From 1988-1992 he was employed by Skaarup Shipbrokers and Pinney, Inc.
Gary is a New York native and graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY. He graduated with a B.S. in Marine Transportation as well as a USCG Third Officers Unlimited Tonnage License. He sailed briefly on container ships and product tankers, and served as an officer in the US Naval reserve. In more recent years, Gary has attended a number of executive programs at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In industry related capacities, Gary serves on the Lloyds Register North American Advisory Committee and has served on the Board of Directors of the American Institute for International Steel, and as Membership Chairman of the Association of Shipbrokers and Agents. He has also been a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) International since 2004 and served as a Board Member of its Fairchester Chapter.