ESG

Our governance and corporate structure align management and shareholder interests. DHT Holdings, Inc. is compliant with the Listing Standards of the New York Stock Exchange applicable to foreign private issuers. Our corporate governance practices do not significantly differ from those followed by U.S. companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Our management companies are owned by the parent company and there are no related party transactions with management and board.

All of our directors at the Board of Directors are independent. None of the Executive Officers are represented on the Board of Directors. The members of the Board of Directors are receiving a fixed compensation and a stock compensation.

The board holds executive sessions on a regular basis.

As of the Annual General Meeting held 18.06.2020 the Board of Directors consists of the following: 

NamePositionIndependent*Born
Erik A. LindClass III Director and ChairmanYes1955
Einar Michael SteimlerClass II DirectorYes1948
Joseph H. PyneClass II DirectorYes1947
Jeremy KramerClass I DirectorYes1961

* According to SEC a “Independent Director” means a person other than an Executive Officer or employee of the Company or any other individual having a relationship which, in the opinion of the Company’s board of directors, would interfere with the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out the responsibilities of a director.


For 2019 the Board of Directors had the following attendace:

NamePositionAttendance 2019
Einar A. LindChairman8/8
Einar Michael SteimlerDirector8/8
Joseph H. PyneDirector8/8
Jeremy KramerDirector8/8
Susan Reedy*Director8/8
Anders Onarheim*Director7/7

* No longer a board member


Senior management are compensated with a fixed remuneration, a discretionary bonus and a stock compensation plan of restricted common stocks that are subject to vesting conditions. This is described more in detail in our annual report (20-F). Our most recent Proxy Statement show the following overview of the Executive Officers:

NamePositionBorn
Svein Moxnes HarfjeldCo-Chief Executive Officer1964
Trygve P. MuntheCo-Chief Executive Officer1961
Laila Cecilie HalvorsenChief Financial Officer1974



Governance documents

Nominating and Corporate Governance Guidelines

Code of Business Conducts and Ethics

Antitrust, Competition & Fair-dealing Policy

DHT Sanctions Policy

Insider Trading Policy



Board Committee documents

Audit Committee
Jeremy Kramer, Chair
Erik A. Lind
Joseph H. Pyne

Audit Committee Charter

Compensation Committee
Joseph H. Pyne, Chair
Einar Michael Steimler
Jeremy Kramer

Compensation Committee Charter

Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Einar Michael Steimler, Chair
Erik A. Lind
Joseph H. Pyne

Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Charter