Lois ZabrockyCMA Commodore 2020 & 2021 / Chief Executive Officer at International Seaways, Inc.
Lois K. Zabrocky is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of International Seaways, Inc., one of the largest tanker companies worldwide with a fleet of 84 vessels including VLCCs, Suezmaxes, Aframaxes/LR2s, Panamaxes/ LR1s, MRs and Handysize. Through a joint venture partnership, the company has ownership interest in two Floating Storage and Offloading Service vessels. She is the strategic leader for the company directing and implementing fleet management, goals, plans and policies.
Mrs. Zabrocky leads the company with an emphasis on integrity, mutual respect, and a commitment to Environmental, Social and Governance best practices and advocacy. Over her nearly 30 years in the company, she has demonstrated strong leadership at all levels in the organization, beginning at the Chartering desk and culminating with her role as CEO and Director. Mrs. Zabrocky currently serves on the Boards of Tidewater Inc., BIMCO and ITOPF Limited, a leading industry based, not-for-profit ship pollution response adviser.
She began her maritime career sailing as third mate aboard a U.S. flag chemical tanker. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Merchant Marine Academy, holds a Third Mate's license and has completed Harvard Business School Strategic Negotiations and Finance for Senior Executives.