BW Epic Kosan Appoints A New Independent Director

Singapore, 1 February 2022 – BW Epic Kosan Ltd. (ticker “BWEK”, “BW Epic Kosan” or the “Company”) announced today that it has appointed Rita Granlund as an independent Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 February 2022. This appointment increases BWEK’s Board of Directors to six. She will also join the Company’s Audit Committee.

Ms. Granlund has over 35 years of audit experience, including 23 years as partner in PwC. She was Territory Assurance Leader in PwC Norway for 6 years and industry leader Transportation and Logistics for 13 years. Ms. Granlund has extensive audit and transaction experience from listed companies within various industries, including shipping and offshore. She has worked on many large and complex transactions, including acquisitions, business combinations, restructurings, initial public offerings and comfort letter procedures. She has completed INSEAD International Directors Programme with Certificate in Corporate Governance, and is a State Authorized Public Accountant (Norway). Ms. Granlund is currently CEO of AIF Depository AS in the Permian Group.

Biographies and information relating to the Board Members of BWEK can be found at

About BW Epic Kosan

BW Epic Kosan Ltd. owns and operates the world’s largest fleet of gas carriers providing seaborne services for the transportation of liquefied petroleum gas and other speciality gases. The Company controls a fleet of 76 vessels which serve the international supply chains of leading oil majors and commodity traders throughout Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Americas. The Company has significant commercial and technical capability across pressurised, semi-refrigerated, refrigerated gas and petrochemical transportation, and aims to deliver customers the best solution for their transportation needs, along with leading service and operational standards. The Company is headquartered in Singapore, with Copenhagen as a regional office alongside offices in London, Manila, and Tokyo. The Company’s shares are listed and tradable on Euronext Growth Oslo under the symbol “BWEK”.

For more information please contact:

BW Epic Kosan Ltd.
Charles Maltby
Chief Executive Officer

Uta Urbaniak-Sage
Chief Financial Officer
T: +65 6230 7801
[email protected]

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