Evan Cohen joins CIT

Evan Cohen joins CIT

Famous American ship financier Evan Cohen has been tapped to run American bank CIT’s maritime finance business.

Cohen, best known for his time at DVB Bank, had most recently been running his own venture DC Maritime Partners out of Amsterdam.

“We are pleased to welcome Evan, a well-known and experienced maritime finance executive, to CIT as we continue to build our capabilities to support customers and pursue growth opportunities in this important market segment,” said Burt Feinberg, managing director and group head of CIT’s commercial and industrial finance unit.

“Evan has deep and strong relationships with investors and shipowners as well as a wealth of transaction and management experience,” Feinberg added.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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