Scorpio Tankers Inc.
Mr. Robert L. Bugbee is the, President and Director of Scorpio Tankers Inc., and Scorpio Bulkers Inc. He has 33 years of experience in the shipping industry. Prior to joining Scorpio Group, Mr. Bugbee was a partner at Ospraie Management LLP between 2007 and 2008, a company which advises and invests in commodities and basic industry. From 1995 to 2007, Mr. Bugbee was employed at OMI Corporation, or OMI, a NYSE-listed tanker company sold in 2007. While at OMI, Mr. Bugbee served as President from January 2002 until the sale of the company, and he previously served as Executive Vice President since January 2001, Chief Operating Officer since March 2000 and Senior Vice President of OMI from August 1995 to June 1998.
Prior to this, he was employed by Gotaas-Larsen Shipping Corporation since 1984. During this time he took a two year sabbatical from 1987 for the M.I.B. Programme at the Norwegian School for Economics and Business Administration in Bergen. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and has a B.A. (Honors) from London University.
Robert Bugbee is the recipient of the Seafarers International House - 2013 Outstanding Friend of Seafarers Award; was the Connecticut Maritime Association's 2014 Commodore, the U.S. shipping industry's highest honor, and won the 2016 Lloyd's List Newsmaker of the Year.