SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13A-16 OR 15D-16 OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of December 2016
Commission File Number: 001-34677
SCORPIO TANKERS INC.
(Translation of registrant’s name into English)
9, Boulevard Charles III, Monaco 98000
(Address of principal executive office)
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INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS FORM 6-K REPORT
Effective December 16, 2016, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Scorpio Tankers Inc. (the “Company”) unanimously appointed Reidar C. Brekke to serve as a Class II Director to fill the vacancy resulting from the death of Mr. Donald Trauscht. Mr. Brekke was also appointed to the Company’s Audit Committee and as Chairman of the Compensation Committee, effective December 19, 2016. The Board has determined that Mr. Brekke is an “independent director” as such term is defined under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the New York Exchange Listing Manual.
Mr. Brekke has over 20 years’ experience in the international energy, container logistics and transportation sector. He also serves as a member of the board of directors of Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a position he has held since June 2010. Mr. Brekke has served as a board member and President of Intermodal Holdings LP, a New York based portfolio company that invests in and operates marine containers, since 2012, and is currently a board member of two other privately-held companies involved in container logistics and drybulk shipping. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Brekke served as President of Energy Capital Solution Inc., a company that provides strategic and financial advisory services to international shipping, logistics and energy related companies. From 2003 to 2008, he served as Manager of Poten Capital Services LLC, a registered broker-dealer specialized in the maritime sector. Prior to 2003, Mr. Brekke served as Chief Financial Officer, then President and Chief Operating Officer, of SynchroNet Marine, a logistics service provider to the global container transportation industry. He also held various senior positions with AMA Capital Partners LLC (formerly American Marine Advisers), a merchant banking firm focused on the maritime and energy industries. Furthermore, Mr. Brekke has been an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs - Center for Energy, Marine Transportation and Public Policy. Mr. Brekke graduated from the New Mexico Military Institute in 1986 and has an MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno.
The information contained in this Report on Form 6-K is hereby incorporated by reference into the Company’s registration statement on Form F-3 (File No. 333-210284) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 18, 2016.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
SCORPIO TANKERS INC.
Dated: December 19, 2016
/s/ Brian Lee
Chief Financial Officer