Spiros Milonas (“Mr. Milonas”) has notified the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Navigator Holdings Ltd. (the “Company”) of his decision to resign as a member of the Board, effective November 28, 2018. Mr. Milonas did not hold a position on any committee of the Board, and Mr. Milonas’s resignation was not the result of a disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to its operations, policies or practices.
On November 28, 2018, the Board appointed Dr. Henry Deans (“Dr. Deans”) as a member of the Board, effective immediately. Dr. Deans served as the Executive Vice President and President of the nitrogen division of Nutrien Ltd. (“Nutrien”), a fertilizer producer and distributor, from January 2018 to May 2018. From August 2015 to December 2017, Dr. Deans was the Senior Vice President of Agrium Inc., a fertilizer producer and distributor, prior to its merger with Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan to form Nutrien. From August 2015 to December 2017, he served as a member of the board of directors of Canpotex Potash Export Company. From 2006 to 2014, Dr. Deans held a series of positions as the chief executive officer of multiple affiliates and directly owned subsidiaries of INEOS Group Holdings S.A., a chemical company. Dr. Deans holds a Ph.D and M.Phil. in chemistry from Strathclyde University as well as a B.Sc. in chemistry from Glasgow University.