People: Navios Maritime Partners LP (NMM)

NMM on New York Consolidated

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2 Jun 2015
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Angeliki Frangou

50 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

46 2007 Secretary

Dimitris Papastefanou Gkouras

2013 Director

Robert Pierot

56 2007 Director

Shunji Sasada

56 2007 Director

John Karakadas

52 2007 Independent Director

Serafeim Kriempardis

66 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Angeliki Frangou

Ms. Angeliki N. Frangou has served as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Navios Maritime Partners LP since August 2007. She also has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Navios Maritime Holdings Inc., since August 2005, as well as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation. She has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Navios South American Logistics Inc. since its inception in December 2007. Previously, Ms. Frangou served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of International Shipping Enterprises Inc. From 1990 until August 2005, she was the Chief Executive Officer of Maritime Enterprises Management SA. Ms. Frangou is the Chairman of IRF European Finance Investments Ltd. From September 2012 to June 2013, she served as a Board Member of Eurobank Ergasias SA. Ms. Frangou is Member of the Board of the United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association (Bermuda) Limited, Vice Chairman of China Classification Society Mediterranean Committee, a member of the International General Committee and of the Hellenic and Black Sea Committee of Bureau Veritas, as well as a member of Greek Committee of Nippon Kaiji Kyokai. Since July 2013, Ms. Frangou has been a Member of the Board of Visitors of the Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science. She received a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, summa cum laude, from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University.

Efstratios Desypris

Mr. Efstratios Desypris is Chief Financial Officer of Navios Maritime Partners LP, since January 2010. Since May 2006. he also has occupied the post of Chief Financial Controller of Navios Holdings. He served as Director and Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning of Navios South American Logistics Inc, as well as a Director in Navios Europe. Prior to joining Navios Group, Mr. Desypris worked for 9 years in the accounting profession, most recently as Manager of the Audit Department at Ernst & Young in Greece. He started his career as an Auditor with Arthur Andersen & Co. in 1997. Mr. Desypris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Piraeus.

George Achniotis

Mr. George Achniotis has served as Executive Vice President - Business Development of Navios Maritime Partners LP since February 2008. Since August 2007, he also has occupied the post of Member of the Company's Board of Directors. He also has been Navios Holdings’ Chief Financial Officer, since April 12, 2007. Prior to joining Navios Holdings, Mr. Achniotis served as Senior Vice President — Business Development of Navios Holdings, from August 2006 to April 2007. Between 1999 and August 2006 he was a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Achniotis holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Manchester. 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 has been Secretary of Navios Maritime Partners LP, since August 2007. She has served as Executive Vice President — Legal and 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 SA, since October 2001, where she has advised the company on shipping, corporate and finance legal matters. She 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 has held the position of Member of the Board of Directors of Navios Maritime Partners LP, since June 2014. He is Member of the Company's Audit Committee. From 2007 until 2012, he was Credit Director of Shipping for Marfin Egnatia Bank as well as Member of the bank's Greek and International Credit Committees. Prior to his position with Marfin Egnatia Bank, he served in various managing and advisory roles within the corporate and shipping finance sectors, including stints with Greek and other European banks, including Credit Commercial de France. Mr. Papastefanou Gkouras received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and History from American College of Greece-Deree in Athens, Greece and a diploma in Economic Analysis from the University of Kent, England. Mr. Papastefanou Gkouras also serves on our Audit Committee and is an independent director.

Robert Pierot

Mr. Robert Pierot has held the position of Member of the Board of Directors of Navios Maritime Partners LP, since October 2007. Since 1979, he 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. Currently, Mr. Pierot serves as Director and Principal of Jacq. Pierot Jr. & Sons, Inc. He also is Board Member for Chiles Offshore. Additionally, he serves as Member of the United States Department of Transportation’s Shipbuilding Subcommittee, the Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council. Since 1980, Mr. Pierot has been Member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce. From mid 2011 to mid 2013, he serves as the Chairman of this organization.

Shunji Sasada

Mr. Shunji Sasada has held the position of Member of the Board of Directors at of Navios Maritime Partners LP, since August 2007. He also has been Director of Navios Holdings and President of Navios Corporation, since January 2015. Between July 2007 and January 2015, he served as Chief Operating Officer of Navios Corporation. He has served as Director in Navios Maritime Midstream Partners LP, since October 2014. From October 2005 to July 2007, he was Senior Vice President - Fleet Development of Navios Holdings. Mr. Sasada joined Navios Holdings in May 1997. He started his shipping career in 1981 in Japan with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. In 1991, he 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. He is a graduate of Keio University, Tokyo, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business.

John Karakadas

Mr. John Karakadas has held the position of Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Navios Maritime Partners LP, since October 2007. He also serves on Audit Committee and is Independent Director. He is Senior Managing Partner of AESION LLC. From April 2007 until 2011 he served as Executive Director and Deputy CEO of Marfin Investment Group, an Athens Exchange listed Investment Company. From 2005 to 2011, he 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, Mr. Karakadas led the turnaround process following its privatization. Also, since 2004, he has served on the Board of Directors of Greek Information Technology Holdings SA. Between 2002 and 2003, he was the CEO of Tchibo GmbH. Prior to that time, from 1999 to 2000, he was President, Asia Pacific, of Burger King, based in Sydney, Australia. Mr. Karakadas received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Industrial Management from Kent State University.

Serafeim Kriempardis

Mr. Serafeim Kriempardis has held the position of Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Navios Maritime Partners LP, since December 2009. He is Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee. He 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 was 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.
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