President and Chief Operating Officer, Americas Division of the American Bureau of Shipping

Mr. Gilman is responsible for all ABS operations in the Western Hemisphere. Prior to his present position he served as Vice President, Global Operations and has management experience from previous assignments in Europe and the United States spanning his career since he joined ABS as an Engineer in London in 1992. A graduate of the Maine Maritime Academy with a B.S. in Marine Engineering, he also holds an MBA from Rutgers University and recently completed an Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. He is a USCG Licensed First Assistant Engineer and is a member of several maritime organizations.