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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: Boston Carriers(BSTN) revenue up from last year. 11/17/2017 09:30:00 AM
TOPS News: Amended Statement of Beneficial Ownership (sc 13d/a) 11/16/2017 04:21:49 PM
TOPS News: Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k) 11/14/2017 08:04:57 AM
TOPS News: Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k) 11/13/2017 08:02:11 AM
TOPS News: Top Ships Agrees to Enter Into a $12.5 Million Note Purchase Agreement with Option for Additional $5 Million 11/10/2017 09:00:00 AM
#5076  Sticky Note DRYS POSITIVE POINTS.ARE HUGEEEEEEEE.1,2,3. ORCA 11/21/17 04:31:47 PM
#5107   Mr. ORCA, I thank you for your messages jpowellvlc 11/22/17 02:29:46 AM
#5106   I`ve been watching my Rlog shares dwindle away thestreetlawyer 11/22/17 12:27:03 AM
#5105   Yup, sorry! viewmont 11/22/17 12:06:37 AM
#5104   Wrong board. This is TOPS. Pennywiserr 11/22/17 12:02:22 AM
#5103   JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) viewmont 11/21/17 10:11:39 PM
#5102   Ignoring toxic debt is a mistake AUDACIOUSWON 11/21/17 10:07:54 PM
#5101   New news. Read about RAND being acquired! viewmont 11/21/17 10:07:31 PM
#5100   The charges went to the left pocket! LOL... viewmont 11/21/17 09:29:31 PM
#5099   Economy can improve but not the business model Kabuli 11/21/17 08:41:37 PM
#5098   Not at all. Read my post and then Dragnet 11/21/17 08:33:51 PM
#5097   Are you mistaken Dry ships for Top ships? Kabuli 11/21/17 08:21:32 PM
#5096   Drys and Tops follow the same business model, Kabuli 11/21/17 07:39:04 PM
#5095   His prediction was after hours with caveats about Dragnet 11/21/17 07:16:30 PM
#5091   Orca predicted .70 today...check posts, but he did Pennywiserr 11/21/17 05:59:07 PM
#5090   You sound just like me! Pennywiserr 11/21/17 05:48:44 PM
#5089   I will say this as nicely as possible. Dragnet 11/21/17 05:46:45 PM
#5088   YOU ARE CORRECT SIR:)))TOPS CRAZY DAY.FROM .61 PRE ORCA 11/21/17 05:31:58 PM
#5087   YOU ARE CORRECT:)))IT HAPPENED IN THE A/M WHAT ORCA 11/21/17 05:18:44 PM
#5086   SMART MONEY PLAYS IT RIGHT AND MAKES MONEY......... ORCA 11/21/17 05:15:53 PM
#5085   Oops I was wrong. DRYS Revenue of $29.9M Dragnet 11/21/17 05:15:42 PM
#5084   we see how this works come Monday always CrazyKar123 11/21/17 05:08:37 PM
#5083   Last time I checked DRYS is not TOPS. Dragnet 11/21/17 05:03:46 PM
#5082   MOST OF THE DAY DRYS WAS TRADING IN ORCA 11/21/17 05:00:25 PM
#5081   WHY DON 'T YOU SHORT IT THEN????MAKE MONEY.SHORT ORCA 11/21/17 04:58:40 PM
#5080   Drys is bad, burns cash like a machine, Lucky Commander 11/21/17 04:55:11 PM
#5079   Got some WAG going on. Market open will verax 11/21/17 04:53:57 PM
#5078   OH YEA...LOOK DRYS RIGHT BACK UP FROM LOW ORCA 11/21/17 04:35:27 PM
#5077   Seeking Alpha says it’s bad but you believe Kabuli 11/21/17 04:33:53 PM
#5076   DRYS POSITIVE POINTS.ARE HUGEEEEEEEE.1,2,3. ORCA 11/21/17 04:31:47 PM
#5075   Like to see dips after market Should keep CrazyKar123 11/21/17 04:24:57 PM
#5074   DryShips slides 11% as losses triple in Q3 Kabuli 11/21/17 04:22:21 PM
#5073   Someone wanting out bad.... much urgency... Might bite verax 11/21/17 04:22:04 PM
#5072   * * $TOPS Video Chart 11-21-17 * * ClayTrader 11/21/17 04:18:29 PM
#5071   Yeah this stock is looking sick thestreetlawyer 11/21/17 04:14:42 PM
#5070   Wow after hours goes right in the sheeeetar. verax 11/21/17 04:12:27 PM
#5069   My long hold strategy and averaging down then Kabuli 11/21/17 04:07:23 PM
#5068   TOPS did not close well. imho We closed verax 11/21/17 04:07:16 PM
#5066   I’ve dropped a ton here also. My Dragnet 11/21/17 03:59:09 PM
#5065   Fresh new carrots is the Drys earnings, after Kabuli 11/21/17 03:51:36 PM
#5063   Who is the boss??? Who is the fucking jpowellvlc 11/21/17 03:34:02 PM
#5062   Something's brewing! TOPS and RLOG rising... viewmont 11/21/17 03:34:01 PM
#5061   Mr. Kabuli, thank you for your concerns, that's jpowellvlc 11/21/17 03:31:52 PM
#5060   nicks that we will never see again here jpowellvlc 11/21/17 03:23:43 PM
#5059   I’m sorry to hear you are losing money Kabuli 11/21/17 03:21:29 PM
#5058 beambe 11/21/17 03:19:44 PM
#5057   .30,s-by-friday-its-only-GOING-DOWN-from-here-congrats-to-who-sold-above-.50-oh- chris12 11/21/17 02:54:25 PM
#5056   Bottom at $ 0.40 beambe 11/21/17 02:31:10 PM