People: Navios Maritime Partners LP (NMM)

NMM on New York Consolidated

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22 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Angeliki Frangou

49 2007 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Efstratios Desypris

41 2010 Chief Financial Officer

George Achniotis

49 2008 Executive Vice President - Business Development, Director

Vasiliki Papaefthymiou

45 2007 Secretary

Dimitris Papastefanou Gkouras

2013 Director

Robert Pierot

55 2007 Director

Shunji Sasada

55 2007 Director

John Karakadas

51 2007 Independent Director

Serafeim Kriempardis

65 2009 Independent Director

Nicolas Bornozis

President

Biographies

Name Description

Angeliki Frangou

Ms. Angeliki N. Frangou is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Navios Maritime Partners L.P. She has been Navios Maritime Partners L.P. Chairman and CEO since August 2007. In addition, Ms. Frangou serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. Navios Partners’ sponsor, since August 2005, and as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation, an owner operator of tanker vessels which also trades on the New York Stock Exchange. Ms. Frangou is also the Chairman of the board of directors of Navios South American Logistics since its inception in December 2007. Previously, Ms. Frangou was Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of International Shipping Enterprises Inc., which acquired Navios Holdings. During the period 1990 through August 2005, Ms. Frangou was the Chief Executive Officer of Maritime Enterprises Management S.A., and its predecessor company, which specialized in the management of dry cargo vessels. Ms. Frangou is the Chairman of IRF European Finance Investments Ltd., listed on the SFM of the London Stock Exchange. During the period April 2004 to July 2005, Ms. Frangou served on the board of directors of Emporiki Bank of Greece (then, the second retail bank in Greece). From June 2006 until September 2008, Ms. Frangou also served as Chairman of Proton Bank, based in Athens, Greece. Ms. Frangou is Member of the Board of The United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association (Bermuda) Limited and Vice Chairman of China Classification Society Mediterranean Committee and a member of the Hellenic and Black Sea Committee of Bureau Veritas as well as a member of Greek Committee of Nippon Kaiji Kyokai. Ms. Frangou received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson University (summa cum laude) and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Columbia University.

Efstratios Desypris

Mr. Efstratios Desypris is Chief Financial Officer of Navios Maritime Partners L.P., since January 2010. Mr. Desypris is the Chief Financial Controller of Navios Holdings since May 2006. He is also the SVP- Strategic Planning of Navios South American Logistics Inc. Before joining Navios, Mr. Desypris worked for 9 years in the accounting profession, most recently as manager of the audit department at Ernst & Young in Greece. Mr. Desypris started his career as an auditor with Arthur Andersen & Co. in 1997. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Piraeus.

George Achniotis

Mr. George Achniotis is Executive Vice President - Business Development, Director of Navios Maritime Partners L P. He was appointed to the Board of Directors in August 2007 and he has been Executive Vice President-Business Development since February 2008. Mr. Achniotis has been Navios Holdings’ Chief Financial Officer since April 12, 2007. Prior to being appointed Chief Financial Officer of Navios Holdings, Mr. Achniotis served as Senior Vice President — Business Development of Navios Holdings from August 2006 to April 2007. Prior to joining Navios Holdings, Mr. Achniotis was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1999 to August 2006. Mr. Achniotis holds a Bachelors of Science degree in engineering from the University of Manchester and he is a member of the institute of chartered accountants in England and Wales. Mr. Achniotis is also a member of the institute of certificate accountants in Cyprus.

Vasiliki Papaefthymiou

Ms. Vasiliki Papaefthymiou is Secretary of Navios Maritime Partners LP., since August 2007. Ms. Papaefthymiou has been Executive Vice President — Legal and a member of Navios Holdings’ board of directors since August 25, 2005, and prior to that was a member of the board of directors of ISE. Ms. Papaefthymiou has served as general counsel for Maritime Enterprises Management S.A. since October 2001, where she has advised the company on shipping, corporate and finance legal matters. Ms. Papaefthymiou provided similar services as general counsel to Franser Shipping from October 1991 to September 2001. Ms. Papaefthymiou received her undergraduate degree from the Law School of the University of Athens and a Masters degree in Maritime Law from Southampton University in the United Kingdom. Ms. Papaefthymiou is admitted to practice law before the Bar in Piraeus, Greece.

Dimitris Papastefanou Gkouras

Mr. Dimitris Papastefanou Gkouras is Director of Navios Maritime Partners LP. Mr. Papastefanou Gkouras has held positions in Greek and European banks as a senior shipping executive for over 30 years. Mr. Papastefanou Gkouras earned a bachelor's degree in Economics and History from the American College of Greece-Deree and a Diploma in Economic Analysis from the University of Kent.

Robert Pierot

Mr. Robert Pierot is Director of Navios Maritime Partners L.P., since October 2007. Since 1979, Mr. Pierot has been engaged in brokering the sale and purchase of a variety of marine assets ranging from United States US Flag inland waterway marine assets, both United States and non-United States Flagged vessels ranging from bulk carriers, tankers, container vessels and vessels that are used to service the offshore oil and gas exploration and production facilities. Currently, Mr. Pierot serves as director and principal of Jacq. Pierot Jr. & Sons, Inc., a privately held shipbrokers firm based in New York. Mr. Pierot served as a board member for Chiles Offshore prior to its sale to another U.S. publicly traded offshore drilling rig company. Additionally, Mr. Pierot serves as a member of the United States Department of Transportation’s Shipbuilding Subcommittee, the Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council. Since 1980, Mr. Pierot has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce. Presently, he serves as the Chairman of this organization.

Shunji Sasada

Mr. Shunji Sasada is Director of Navios Maritime Partners L.P., since August 2007. Mr. Sasada has been Chief Operating Officer of Navios Holdings since July 2007. Prior to July 2007, Mr. Sasada was Senior Vice President — Fleet Development of Navios Holdings from October 1, 2005 to July 2007. Mr. Sasada joined Navios Holdings in May 1997. Mr. Sasada started his shipping career in 1981 in Japan with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. In 1991, Mr. Sasada joined Trinity Bulk Carriers as its chartering manager as well as subsidiary board member representing MOSK as one of the shareholders. Mr. Sasada is the member of the North American Committee of Nippon Kaiji Kyokai. Mr. Sasada is a graduate of Keio University, Tokyo, with a B.A. degree in business.

John Karakadas

Mr. John Karakadas is Independent Director of Navios Maritime Partners L.P., since October 2007. Mr. Karakadas is the Senior Managing Partner of AESION LLC, a turnaround and restructuring firm engaged in projects globaly. From April 2007 until 2011, Mr. Karakadas has served as Executive Director and Deputy CEO of Marfin Investment Group, an Athens Exchange listed Investment Company. From 2005 to 2011, Mr. Karakadas has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SingularLogic, a southeastern European software vendor and information technology services provider listed on the Athens Exchange. In 2011, from the position of Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Olympic Air, he led the turnaround process following its privatization. Also, since 2004, he has served on the Board of Directors of Greek Information Technology Holdings S.A. During the period between 2002 and 2003, Mr. Karakadas was the CEO of Tchibo GmbH. Prior to that time, from 1999 to 2000, Mr. Karakadas was President, Asia Pacific, of Burger King, based in Sydney, Australia. Mr. Karakadas received a B.B.A. in Industrial Management from Kent State University. Mr. Karakadas also serves on Audit Committee and is an independent director.

Serafeim Kriempardis

Mr. Serafeim Kriempardis is Independent Director of Navios Maritime Partners L.P., since December 2009. Mr. Kriempardis previously served as the Head of Shipping of Piraeus Bank from 2007 to 2009 and as the Head of Shipping of Emporiki Bank of Greece from 1999 to 2007. Prior to serving as Head of Shipping at Emporiki Bank, Mr. Kriempardis served in the Project Finance and Corporate and Feasibility departments of the bank. Mr. Kriempardis is an accountant by training and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Athens University of Economics and Business and a Diploma in Management from the McGill University of Canada.

Nicolas Bornozis

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