Emanuele A. Lauro
Chairman & CEO
Emanuele A. Lauro, the Company’s co-founder, has served as our Chairman and Class A Director since April 2013 and as our Chief Executive Officer since July 2013. Mr. Lauro has also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE: STNG) since its initial public offering in April 2010. He also served as Director of the Standard Club from May 2013 to January 2019. Mr. Lauro joined Scorpio in 2003 and has continued to serve there in a senior management position since 2004. Under his leadership, Scorpio has grown from an owner of 3 vessels in 2003 to become a leading operator and manager of more than 250 vessels in 2021. For the last several years, Mr. Lauro has founded and developed all of the Scorpio Pools in addition to several other ventures such as Scorpio Logistics, which owns and operates specialized assets engaged in the trans-shipment of dry cargo commodities and invests in coastal transportation and port infrastructure developments in Asia and Africa since 2007.
Mr. Lauro is the President of the Monaco Chamber of Shipping. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of Fordham University.
Mr. Lauro has a degree in international business from the European Business School, London.