Tampa, FL-based Overseas Shipholding Group Inc. (NYSE:OSG) has made leadership changes to the company, including a new CFO. Christopher Wolf will become the senior vice president and CFO on December 29, 2016, taking over from Rick F. Oricchio. From December 1 to December 29, Wolf will serve as the CFO of OSG’s subsidiary, Overseas Bulk Ships Inc.
In addition, Susan Allan has been appointed to serve as vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary. Allan is replacing James D. Small III, who became the chief administrative officer, secretary, and general counsel of International Seaways Inc., following the completion of its spin-off from OSG on November 30, 2016. The company has moved its corporate headquarters to Tampa.
Wolf has extensive experience as a CFO, having served in this role at several companies—both publicly-listed as well as privately-owned—including most recently at Higher One Holdings Inc., a publicly-traded provider of technology-based refund disbursement, payment processing and data analytics services to higher education institutions and students, where he worked from 2013 to 2016. Earlier in his career, Wolf was a CFO at Acxiom Corp. and Catalina Marketing. He began his career at Arthur Andersen LLP. Wolf received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Florida State University and a Master of Accounting from the University of North Carolina. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Allan comes to OSG from Jabil Circuit Inc., where she was vice president and assistant corporate secretary since 2009. Jabil is a publicly listed, global electronic and technology solutions company providing design and manufacturing product management services. From 1997 to 2009, she was senior counsel at Tech Data Corp. She has significant experience in corporate governance matters, as well as experience with capital markets offerings and mergers and acquisitions. Allan received her bachelor’s degree from George Mason University and her law degree from the University of Southern California. She is a member of the Bars of Florida and the District of Columbia.
Overseas Shipholding Group Inc. is a publicly traded tanker company providing energy transportation services for crude oil and petroleum products in the U.S. Flag markets.