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Evangelos J. Pistiolis
Chief Executive Officer

Evangelos J. Pistiolis founded our Company in 2000, is our President and Chief Executive Officer and serves on our board of directors since July 2004. Mr. Pistiolis graduated from Southampton Institute of Higher Education in 1999 where he studied shipping operations and from Technical University of Munich in 1994 with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. His career in shipping started in 1992 when he was involved with the day to day operations of a small fleet of drybulk carriers. From 1994 through 1995 he worked at Howe Robinson & Co. Ltd., a London shipbroker specializing in container vessels. While studying at the Southampton Institute of Higher Education, Mr. Pistiolis oversaw the daily operations of Compass United Maritime Container Vessels, a ship management company located in Greece.

Vangelis G. Ikonomou
Executive Vice President

Vangelis G. Ikonomou is our Executive Vice President and serves on our board of directors since conception in July 2004. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Ikonomou worked from 1993 to 2000, within the Operations, Commercial as well as the HSQE departments of Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Ltd. a major ship-management company in Greece and from 2000 to end of 2001 as a second-hand vessels Sales & Purchase broker and shipping research analyst at George Moundreas & Company S.A. in Piraeus.  He joined the group early 2002 and served as the Commercial Director of Primal Tankers Inc. the then ship-management company of the group. 

Mr. Ikonomou holds a M.Sc. in Shipping Trade and Finance, from CASS Business School in London, UK.  A B.Sc. degree in Business Administration from Athens University of Economics and Business, in Greece and a Navigation Officer Degree, from the Higher State Merchant Marine Academy of Greece.

Alexandros Tsirikos
Chief Financial Officer

Alexandros Tsirikos is Executive Director of our Board of Directors since November 2008 and Chief Financial Officer since April 2009. Mr. Tsirikos is a UK qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA) and has been employed with Top Ships since July 2007 as the Company's Corporate Development Officer. Prior to joining TOP SHIPS, Mr Tsirikos was a manager with PricewaterhoouseCoopers where he worked for six years. During his career with PwC, Mr. Tsirikos drew experience both from consulting as well as auditing as he was a member of the PwC Advisory team and the Assurance team. As a member of the Advisory team, he lead and participated in numerous projects in the public and the private sectors, involving strategic planning and business modelling, investment analysis and appraisal, feasibility studies, costing and project management. As a member of the Assurance team, Mr. Tsirikos was part of the IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) technical team of PwC Greece and lead numerous IFRS conversion projects for listed companies. He holds an MSc in Shipping Trade and Finance from City University of London and a Bachelor's Degree with honours in Business Administration from Boston University in the United States. He speaks English, French and Greek.



 The only ECO MR pure play in the market

 Strong, experienced management team with proven ability to position TOPS in various economic environments and public track record of well timed vessel sales and chartering 


 Recent public offering raised $21.3 million 


 Focus on state of the art ECO MR Product Tankers 


 Contracted revenue of $199M ($124M firm/ $75M options) with high quality charterers, providing strong cash flow visibility 


 Market fundamentals in line with company strategy 


Top Tankers, Inc. is a provider of international seaborne transportation services carrying refined petroleum products and crude oil. As of December 31, 2006, the Company's fleet consisted of 24 vessels (including 18 vessels sold and leased-back), consisting of 11 double-hull Handymax product tankers and 13 double-hull Suezmax tankers, with a total cargo carrying capacity of approximately 2.5 million deadweight tons (dwt). TOP manages the deployment of the fleet between spot market voyage charters, which generally last from several days to several weeks, and time charters, which can last up to several years. During the year ended December 31, 2006, the Company sold and leased-back four double-hull Handymax, four double-hull Suezmax and five double-hull Suezmax tankers for a period of 5 years, 5 years and 7 years, respectively. The Company entered into an agreement with SPP Shipbuilding Co, Ltd of the Republic of Korea for the construction of six Product/Chemical tankers.


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TOPS News: Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k) 10/19/2017 05:22:55 PM
TOPS News: Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k) 10/12/2017 04:31:39 PM
TOPS News: TOP Ships Inc. Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Notice 10/12/2017 04:30:00 PM
TOPS News: Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k) 10/12/2017 04:17:15 PM
TOPS News: Amended Statement of Beneficial Ownership (sc 13d/a) 10/11/2017 04:32:39 PM
#2416   See that gap at $14? I can't The_Janitor 10/21/17 06:49:28 PM
#2415   THE R/S IN NOV 3.WILL BE BIGGER IMO.THEY ORCA 10/21/17 02:57:35 PM
#2414   still my advice is wait untill r/s adobe 10/21/17 01:46:11 PM
#2413   bdi is not that important fore tops adobe 10/21/17 01:44:16 PM
#2412   When the transaction with KALANI completed DRYS was oil export 10/21/17 03:25:19 AM
#2411   20s are coming u guys. It just might Bigstud is here 10/21/17 01:22:11 AM
#2410   DRYS vs TOPS in the end. Is that nathanial 10/20/17 06:58:12 PM
#2409   The R / S does not drop the oil export 10/20/17 04:18:07 PM
#2408   not seen a lot of r/s that did adobe 10/20/17 03:06:29 PM
#2407   Only you all make an interest from R oil export 10/20/17 01:44:05 PM
#2406   stilll r/s will also not good fore shareholders adobe 10/20/17 12:36:31 PM
#2405   LOL.EXPECT .25 BY NOV 3RD R/S TIME.THE NASDAQ ORCA 10/20/17 11:00:40 AM
#2404   Broke my rule, bought another penny 2k gone cheche770 10/20/17 11:00:17 AM
#2403   EOD 0.44-0.47 oil export 10/20/17 10:28:33 AM
#2402   Can't believe people are still buying this crap. mknmny 10/20/17 10:15:22 AM
#2400   R / S without dilution, does not hurt oil export 10/20/17 09:52:01 AM
#2399   WHAT FREAKEN SCAM.HALT IT.HUGE R/S COMING.and not more ORCA 10/20/17 09:46:32 AM
#2398   It should not adversely affect that the R oil export 10/20/17 09:14:47 AM
#2396   I am so glad I did not buy PARker1703 10/20/17 09:04:09 AM
#2395   New 6k filed announcing RS voting on november RamiroGaliza 10/20/17 05:00:46 AM
#2394   6,400,000 oil export 10/20/17 02:24:40 AM
#2393   1734 C shares that's what's left since the oil export 10/20/17 01:46:11 AM
#2391   Dilution isn't completely over yet. The series C Dmwcrash 10/19/17 04:15:03 PM
#2390   Doesn’t matter if dilution over. Stock will trade cheche770 10/19/17 02:17:43 PM
#2389   I bought more, hoping that the gains in oil export 10/19/17 01:39:21 PM
#2388   Very true bobl17211 10/18/17 12:00:50 PM
#2387   Yeah good call, pick them up at .55. Dmwcrash 10/18/17 11:39:57 AM
#2386   I was just about to get 10k shares PARker1703 10/18/17 09:50:05 AM
#2385   Might be a wonderful opportunity to buy more bobl17211 10/18/17 09:06:07 AM
#2384   I totally agree G bobl17211 10/17/17 10:37:51 PM
#2383   This has $1 written all over it. GangstaKitty 10/17/17 09:03:41 PM
#2382   The dilutions are over I see it according oil export 10/17/17 10:52:55 AM
#2381   Why wouldn't insiders buy those if they are Dmwcrash 10/17/17 09:33:08 AM
#2380   I think less then 3'000'000 oil export 10/17/17 07:32:03 AM
#2379   Which is what 1,736 preferred which is 6.5 Tdogwm 10/16/17 06:06:36 PM
#2378   It's from Kalani unloading the rest of their shares. shawley 10/16/17 04:46:29 PM
#2377   From a high over .9 to .5 in cheche770 10/16/17 04:28:53 PM
#2376   Does anybody wonder why these law firms constantly skyzoom 10/16/17 04:01:01 PM
#2375   The exercise price varies according to the share oil export 10/16/17 11:52:57 AM
#2374   support is 0.49 adobe 10/16/17 11:29:20 AM
#2373   As long as there is no announcement of oil export 10/16/17 10:59:02 AM
#2372   There is no support anywhere. No one knows Dmwcrash 10/16/17 10:43:30 AM
#2371   .56 and .54 key supports .68 & .72 TheInvincibleBull 10/16/17 10:30:29 AM
#2370   Yeah, or else I wouldn't have bought TheInvincibleBull 10/16/17 10:09:27 AM
#2369   See this running some more? SteezePleeze 10/16/17 10:08:45 AM
#2368   $TOPS adding here TheInvincibleBull 10/16/17 09:56:39 AM
#2367   Back to under .5 cheche770 10/16/17 09:34:12 AM
#2366   False, reverse split if we don't get over Dmwcrash 10/16/17 08:35:08 AM