Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Vogel has served as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. since September 2015. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Vogel was Chief Executive Officer of Clipper Group Ltd., one of the world’s leading privately-held ship owning and operating groups. He was also a Partner and served as a Director of Clipper Group, Ltd. Mr. Vogel previously held the positions of co-Chief Executive Officer of Clipper Group Ltd. and Chief Executive Officer of Clipper Bulk, a division of Clipper Group Ltd., which he joined in 2000. Before Clipper, Mr. Vogel was President of Van Ommeren Bulk Shipping (USA), Inc. Mr. Vogel graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Transportation as well as a U.S. Coast Guard Unlimited Tonnage 3rd Officers License. Subsequently, he served as an officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve. Mr. Vogel currently serves on the Board of Directors of Ship Finance International and the Lloyd’s Register North America Advisory Committee. He is also a former Board Member of the American Institute for International Steel.
Frank De Costanzo
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. De Costanzo joined Eagle Bulk in 2016 as Chief Financial Officer, bringing more than 30 years of banking, finance, public company and commodity market experience. Prior to joining Eagle Bulk, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Catalyst Paper Corporation, one of North America’s largest pulp and paper companies. Mr. De Costanzo also previously served as Vice President and Global Treasurer at Kinross Gold Corporation, one of the world’s largest gold mining companies. Earlier in his career, he served in positions of increasing responsibility at Pitney Bowes Inc., including Assistant Treasurer, Director of Internal Audit and Finance Director, International, for Pitney Bowes Software. He also worked at The Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank (now part of the Mizuho Financial Group) and Union Bank of Switzerland. Mr. De Costanzo earned a B.S. in Finance from Providence College and an Executive MBA from The University of Connecticut.