With more than thirty years of corporate experience, Mr. Smith brings to World Fuel Services extensive operational and management experience in driving global transformation to complex operating models.
Mr. Bakshi has served as a director of the Company since 2002. Since June 2003, Mr. Bakshi has also been managing partner of Trishul Capital Group LLC and Trishul Advisory Group LLC, two privately owned equity investment and consulting companies. From July 2013 to June 2015, Mr. Bakshi served as Executive Chairman of the board of directors of Amala Inc., a skin care products company.
Retired Chief Executive, North America - Accenture plc
Mr. Benitez has served as a director of the Company since January 2015. Mr. Benitez retired from Accenture plc in September 2014 after more than 33 years of service, the last three years of which Mr. Benitez served as Chief Executive Officer of North America, where he had primary responsibility for Accenture’s business and operations in North America.
Chief Technology and Digital Operations Officer - Hudsons’s Bay Company
Mr. Gold has more than 30 years of information systems management experience. Mr. Gold
currently serves as the Chief Technology and Digital Operations Officer for Hudson’s Bay Company
(“HBC”), where he is responsible for leading the technology and digital strategy for HBC, with a
focus on aligning the end-to-end customer experience through data and digital innovation across the
company. Prior to HBC, Mr. Gold served as the Executive Vice President Technology and
Operations Innovation, Chief Information Officer for CVS Health Corporation (“CVS”) from July 2012
to December 2017, where he was CVS’ senior technology executive and had responsibility for all
information systems and technology, digital business operations, and client service operations. Prior
to CVS, Mr. Gold served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Avaya, Inc. from
April 2010 to July 2012, where he was responsible for guiding all aspects of the company's
technology strategy, as well as leading IT business operations and systems globally. Prior to joining
Avaya, Mr. Gold was the Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Corporate Chief
Technology Officer for GSI Commerce, Inc. from January 2005 to April 2010. Mr. Gold also
currently serves on the Board of Directors of Verint Systems Inc.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer - World Fuel Services
Michael Kasbar is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of World Fuel Services Corporation and a member of the company's Board of Directors. Kasbar has served as Chief Executive Officer since 2012 and assumed the role of Chairman in 2014.
Mr. Kassar has served as a director of the Company since 2002. Mr. Kassar is the Chief Financial Officer of Freshpet Company, a NASDAQ company [FRPT] since July 2014 and is currently a principal of Go7Brands, LLC, a brand management company, where he also serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Manley has served as a director of the Company since October 2010. Mr. Manley retired from Deloitte & Touche LLP in 2009 after more than 27 years as a partner, the last three years of which Mr. Manley was Managing Partner of Deloitte’s Northeast Region Audit and Enterprise Risk Services Practice.
Chairman Emeritus - World Fuel Services Corporation
Mr. Stebbins has served as Chairman Emeritus since May 2014 and has served as a director of the Company since June 1995. Prior to his appointment as Chairman Emeritus, from January 2012 to May 2014, Mr. Stebbins served as Executive Chairman of the Board.
At World Fuel Services, we are committed to doing the right thing. We communicate this to our customers, business partners, investors, and communities by acting with honesty and integrity in all that we do. We also prove our dedication to this principle by adhering to the guidelines set forth in the WFS Code of Conduct.
The WFS Code of Conduct is available, simply click on the link and the file will download automatically.