Lois K. Zabrocky
First President & Chief Executive Officer
Lois K. Zabrocky is the first President and Chief Executive Officer of International Seaways. Before assuming leadership for this company Lois served as Senior Vice President for OSG'S International Flag strategic business unit.
Lois lead OSG's International Flag business unit, with responsibility for commercial management and oversight of fleet operations. Previously she was Chief Commercial Officer, with responsibility for OSG's international flag crude, products and gas businesses.
Lois was Head of the International Product Carrier and Gas Strategic Business Units, which include a fleet of LR1 and MR tankers that transport refined petroleum products and chemicals worldwide and the Company's interest in four LNG carriers. She added commercial responsibilities for LNG in September 2010, was named Senior Vice President in June 2008 and Head of the International Product Carrier Strategic Business Unit in 2005.
As head of the Products business unit, Ms. Zabrocky orchestrated a strategic growth plan that expanded the fleet from 26 vessels to a committed fleet of 50 modern vessels. Ms. Zabrocky has nearly 20 years management experience, having also served as Vice President responsible for commercial operations of Aframax International, a pool of 35 Aframax tankers. While in that position, the Aframax Pool expanded in both membership and size while significantly improving its profitability.
Ms. Zabrocky began her maritime career sailing as third mate aboard a U.S. flag chemical tanker. Ms. Zabrocky holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and holds a Third Mate's license. She has recently completed the Harvard Business School Strategic Negotiations and Finance for Senior Executives Courses.