Monday, March 12, 2018 - The Metropolitan Club, New York City


John C. Wobensmith
Genco Shipping & Trading Limited

John C. Wobensmith has served as Genco's President since December 2014, and prior to such time had served as its Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer since April 2005. Since 2010, Mr. Wobensmith has served as President, Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Secretary and Treasurer of Baltic Trading Limited, a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Wobensmith has over 20 years of experience in the shipping industry, with a concentration in shipping finance. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Wobensmith served as a Senior Vice President with American Marine Advisors, Inc., an investment bank focused on the shipping industry. While at American Marine Advisors, Inc., Mr. Wobensmith was involved in mergers and acquisitions, equity fund management, debt placement and equity placement in the shipping industry. From 1993 through 2000, he worked in the international maritime lending group of The First National Bank of Maryland, serving as a Vice President from 1998. He has a bachelor's degree in economics from St. Mary's College of Maryland and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.