Monday, April 1, 2019 - The Metropolitan Club, New York City

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Ian Webber
Chief Executive Officer
Global Ship Lease, Inc.

Ian Webber has been the Chief Executive Officer of Global Ship Lease, Inc., a New York listed containership lessor, since its formation in 2007. Following its strategic combination with Poseidon Containers in November 2018, GSL currently owns 38 vessels, ranging from 2,207 to 11,040 TEU, of which nine are fuel efficient new-design high refer capacity wide beam, with a total capacity of 198,793 TEU and an average age, weighted by TEU, of 11.0 years as at December 31, 2018. All vessels are fixed on time charters, which had an average remaining term at December 31, 2018 of 2.5 years on a TEU-weighted basis.

From 1996 to 2006, he was the Chief Financial Officer and a director of CP Ships Limited, a top 20 containership operator, listed on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges until its merger into Hapag-Lloyd in 2006. From 1979 to 1996, Mr. Webber was at PriceWaterhouse, the last five years as a partner. Mr. Webber is a graduate of Cambridge University.