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Costamare Inc (CMRE.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Konstantinos Konstantakopoulos

45 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Gregory Zikos

46 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Director, IR Contact Officer

Anastassios Gabrielides

50 2013 General Counsel, Secretary

Konstantinos Zacharatos

43 2013 Director

Vagn Moller

68 Independent Director

Charlotte Stratos

61 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Konstantinos Konstantakopoulos

Mr. Konstantinos Konstantakopoulos is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Costamare Inc. Mr. Konstantakopoulos also serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Costamare Shipping, one of our managers, which he wholly owns and joined in 1992 (and where he worked part- time beforehand). In 2001, Mr. Konstantakopoulos founded CIEL, which served as a sub-manager of certain of our vessels until April 2013 when it was replaced by V.Ships Greece. He has also served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors of Costamare Partners GP, the general partner of the MLP, since August 2014. In 2005, Mr. Konstantakopoulos founded another of our managers, Shanghai Costamare, of which he is the controlling stockholder. Mr. Konstantakopoulos also owns, indirectly, 25% of C-Man Maritime, a vessel manning agency which he founded in 2006. Mr. Konstantakopoulos has served on the board of directors of the Union of Greek Ship-owners since 2006. Mr. Konstantakopoulos studied engineering at Université Paul Sabatier in France.

Gregory Zikos

Mr. Gregory Zikos is Chief Financial Officer, Director and IR Contact Officer of Costamare Inc. Mr. Zikos has also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Costamare Partners GP, the general partner of the MLP, since August 2014. Prior to joining us in 2007, Mr. Zikos was employed at DryShips, Inc., a public shipping company, as the Chief Financial Officer from 2006 to 2007. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Zikos was employed with J&P Avax S.A., a real estate investment and construction company, where he was responsible for project and structured finance debt transactions. From 2000 to 2004, Mr. Zikos was employed at Citigroup (London), global corporate and investment banking group, where he was involved in numerous European leveraged and acquisition debt financing transactions. Mr. Zikos practiced law from 1994 to 1998, during which time he advised financial institutions and shipping companies in debt and acquisition transactions. Mr. Zikos holds an M.B.A. in finance from Cornell University, an L.L.M. from the University of London King’s College, and a bachelor of laws, with merits, from the University of Athens.

Anastassios Gabrielides

Mr. Anastassios Gabrielides is General Counsel and Secretary of Costamare Inc. Mr. Gabrielides has also served as a member of the board of directors of Costamare Partners GP since its inception. Prior to joining us in 2013, Mr. Gabrielides worked for Allseas Marine SA, a ship management company. From 2004 to 2011, Mr. Gabrielides served at the Hellenic Capital Markets Commission, the Greek securities regulator, first as Vice Chairman (2004 to 2009) and then as Chairman (2009 to 2011). Mr. Gabrielides practiced law in Athens from 1999 to 2004, specializing in securities, banking and finance and corporate law. Mr. Gabrielides also worked for the Alexander S. Onassis Foundation from 1991 to 1999 in various posts and was a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Gabrielides has been a member of the board of supervisors of the European Securities and Markets Authority and has been a member of the Greek FIY. Mr. Gabrielides holds L.L.M. degrees from Harvard Law School and the London School of Economics, a law degree from Athens University Law School, and a B.A. in economics from the American College of Greece, Deree College.

Konstantinos Zacharatos

Mr. Konstantinos Zacharatos is Director of Costamare Inc. Mr. Zacharatos served as our General Counsel and Secretary until April 2013. Mr. Zacharatos has also served as the Vice Chairman of Shanghai Costamare since its incorporation in 2005. Mr. Zacharatos joined Costamare Shipping in 2000, became a member of the board of directors of Costamare Shipping in June 2010 and has also been responsible for the legal affairs of CIEL, Shanghai Costamare and C-Man Maritime. Mr. Zacharatos has been the legal adviser of Costaterra S.A., a Greek property company, since 2000. Prior to joining Costamare Shipping and Costaterra S.A., Mr. Zacharatos was employed with Pagoropoulos & Associates, a law firm. Mr. Zacharatos holds an L.L.M. and an L.L.B. from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Vagn Moller

Mr. Vagn Lehd Moller is Independent Director of Costamare Inc. From 1963 to 2007, Mr. Møller worked with A.P. Møller-Maersk A/S where he eventually served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of the world’s largest liner company, Maersk Line. Mr. Møller was instrumental in the purchase and integration of Sea-land Services by A.P. Møller-Maersk A/S in 2000 and of P&O Nedlloyd in 2005. Since July 2012 and March 2012, respectively, Mr. Møller has served as chairman of the boards of DBB Jack-up Services A/S and Jack-up Invest Co2 A/S, both Danish companies investing in jack-up vessels chartered to off-shore windmill companies. Since March 2010, Mr. Møller has served on the boards of directors for Scan Global Logistics A/S and Scan Global Holdings S/A, both Danish based internal logistics companies, and he was elected chairman of the boards of directors of both companies in January 2011. From 1992 to July 2010, Mr. Møller served as a board member for Norfolk Line Holdings, a Netherlands based sea ferry company. From 2000 to April 2010, Mr. Møller served as a board member for Svitzer A/S, a Denmark based salvage and towing company.

Charlotte Stratos

Ms. Charlotte Stratos is Independent Director of Costamare Inc. Since 2008, Ms. Stratos has served as a Senior Advisor to Morgan Stanley’s Investment Banking Division-Global Transportation team. From 1987 to 2007, Ms. Stratos served as Managing Director and Head of Global Greek Shipping for Calyon Corporate and Investment Bank of the Credit Agricole Group. From 1976 to 1987, Ms. Stratos served in various roles with Bankers Trust Company, including Advisor to the Shipping Department and Vice President of Greek shipping finance. Ms. Stratos currently serves as an independent director for Hellenic Carriers Ltd. and Gyroscopic Fund, a hedge fund company