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Bengt Koch – Director

Executive Biography

bengt2Bengt Koch has served as an independent member of Genoil’s board since May 2013 and he has brought a great deal of knowledge of the shipping industry to the company. Bengt is based in Europe.

Bengt has a very strong career in the transportation business. He has served as executive chairman and managing director for several steam ship lines including, managing director of Italia di Navigazione, based in Genoa. From 1984-1990 Bengt Koch was the Executive Chairman of Atlantic Container Lines. Prior to that he was managing director of marketing and operations at Atlantic Container Lines from 1972-1984. He was also managing director of DSR Senator Lines, Genoa Italy 1993-1998.

Many leaders of the largest shipping companies today have worked for Bengt, and his contacts within the industry are extensive and global. To date Bengt is responsible for introductions to Atlantic Container Lines, Wallenius Willhelmsen, CMA Container Lines in Marseilles France, Stena Lines of Gothenburg, Grimaldi lines of Naples Italy, and Mediterranean Shipping Corporation.

Bengt has a LLB law degree from Uppsala University in Sweden. CEI (Centre d´Étude Industrielle) International Advanced Management Program, Geneve, Switzerland. And attended Stanford University’s Executive Program, Palo Alto, California