Dag von AppenPRESIDENT
Mr. Dag von Appen is President of Horizon Shipping, Inc., Chairman of the Board and CEO of Ultranav and Board Member of Ultramar. Mr. von Appen has held several senior executive positions within the company and prior to that also worked in a number of well-known shipping companies abroad. He holds a degree in Economics from the Universidad de Chile in Santiago and also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School of Boston (USA). Mr. Dag von Appen is a Chilean and German citizen and resides in Santiago, Chile.
Per von AppenDIRECTOR
Mr. Garcia is the founder of Horizon Shipping, Ltd and the current Director. Mr. Garcia graduated from the Universidad Agraria in Peru and has an extensive history and experience in the shipping business. Previously, he worked at Naviera Neptuno, a Peruvian shipping company, for fifteen years as Commercial Executive Vice President.
He went on to pursue other endeavors when he moved to Vancouver and Miami to successfully run the operations at Horizon Shipping as CEO from 1990 to 2013.
Mr. Garcia was born in Peru and is presently a US citizen and resides in Miami.
Mr. Vermeij has more than 30 years of working experience, holding different management positions in Chile, Argentina and Peru. Mr. Vermeij has been part of Ultramar/Ultranav Group for about 18 years. In 2007, he was appointed Executive Vice President of Petrolera Transoceanica, an important shipping Company based in Peru. In 2009, he came back to Chile being designated CEO of Ultratug, the Ultranav's tugboat company with operations in 8 countries in South America. In 2014, he assumed the responsibility to lead Ultramar group of companies holding the position of CEO. In 2018, Mr. Jan Vermeij is back to Ultranav as COO. Mr. Vermeij has a Bachelor of Arts degree (Economics major) from the Occidental College – Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. and a post-graduated in Business Administration from Universidad Adolfo Ibañez – Santiago, Chile. Mr. Vermeij is a Chilean citizen and resides in Chile.
Mr. Ide has a comprehensive management experience as member of the board of directors of different industrial companies and long career in the shipping industry. He was CEO of Ultranav for eleven years and is currently a board member of Ultranav, Steamship Mutual, Empresas Carozzi S.A. and Küpfer Hermanos S.A,. Mr. Ide holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School, he is a Chilean citizen and resides in Chile.