Teekay Tankers appoints Kevin Mackay as CEO Teekay Tankers (TNK) announced the appointment of Kevin J. Mackay as CEO of Teekay Tankers, effective June 20. Mackay will join Teekay Tankers from Phillips 66 (PSX), where he is currently head of the global marine business unit for this industry-leading downstream company. Mackay will be relocating to Vancouver in the coming weeks to effect the transition of leadership from the current CEO, Bruce Chan, who has resigned effective June 20.
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Teekay Tankers files to sell 20M shares of Class A common stock Teekay Corporation is also purchasing $20M of Class A common stock of the Company at the same price per share to the public. The Company expects to use the net offering proceeds and proceeds from Teekay Corporation's investment to partially finance the previously announced acquisition of four modern coated Aframax tankers and one modern uncoated Aframax tanker and for general corporate purposes, which may include funding future vessel acquisitions. The joint book running managers for this offering are Morgan Stanley, BofA Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse.