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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) 12/15/2017 09:02:04 AM
TOPS News: Prospectus Filed Pursuant to Rule 424(b)(5) (424b5) 12/11/2017 03:22:49 PM
TOPS News: Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k) 12/11/2017 12:11:21 PM
TOPS News: Prospectus Filed Pursuant to Rule 424(b)(5) (424b5) 12/11/2017 09:25:23 AM
TOPS News: BTCS INC, and BOSTON CARRIERS 11/29/2017 01:00:00 PM
#5874  Sticky Note Agreed.Without a doubt, there must be a warning jpowellvlc 12/12/17 04:14:17 PM
#5975   Amazing!! I sold my 10 Bitcoins , few jpowellvlc 12/16/17 06:44:06 PM
#5974   I stopped asking why and just trade the LiveLife 12/16/17 01:01:26 AM
#5973   4 times in the last year there have Hot trader101 12/15/17 11:40:02 PM
#5972   Which totally perplexes me. Actually, that doesn’t Dragnet 12/15/17 04:38:03 PM
#5971   mister dragnet, I think this graphic lacks a jpowellvlc 12/15/17 04:34:42 PM
#5970   if you allow me, tomorrow I publish TOPS jpowellvlc 12/15/17 04:14:15 PM
#5969   Most of us got burned here. Another Dragnet 12/15/17 04:12:04 PM
#5968   Not looking too promising. tekheavy 12/15/17 03:41:36 PM
#5967   What’s your perspective on tops stock?? Hot trader101 12/15/17 02:59:06 PM
#5966   Here we go for afternoon pop! LiveLife 12/15/17 01:24:04 PM
#5965   TOPS to rise towards market close along with LiveLife 12/15/17 01:22:16 PM
#5964   Dang it. I’m out. GLTA to righlife 12/15/17 10:36:48 AM
#5963   Price seems to be holding up pretty well tekheavy 12/15/17 10:22:54 AM
#5962   just what I said, never again put a jpowellvlc 12/15/17 09:24:25 AM
#5961   Over 500k dumped in the 30 minutes! Carnage coming Dragnet 12/15/17 09:19:59 AM
#5959   So...teens today? On December 14, 2017, Top Ships Inc. Dragnet 12/15/17 09:15:03 AM
#5958   Enjoy your weekend! LiveLife 12/15/17 09:04:14 AM
#5957   the same thing always happens in the premarkets, jpowellvlc 12/15/17 08:46:15 AM
#5956   Its a good idea,but ,if the price close jpowellvlc 12/15/17 07:11:46 AM
#5955   You can buy more shares at lower share LiveLife 12/15/17 06:54:54 AM
#5954   all right! If everything goes well at the jpowellvlc 12/15/17 06:50:14 AM
#5953   Looking good for TOPS gap up market open LiveLife 12/15/17 06:39:55 AM
#5952   Other shipping stocks were up aftermarket. DCIX LiveLife 12/15/17 06:39:36 AM
#5951   Pre-market $.375 up 22% - LiveLife 12/15/17 06:39:35 AM
#5950   What video is clay about to release?? Is Hot trader101 12/15/17 06:33:12 AM
#5949   If we close @ 0.5 , Next week jpowellvlc 12/15/17 06:31:48 AM
#5948   Blowing up right now good buy point Hot trader101 12/15/17 06:20:56 AM
#5947   Excellent! Dragnet 12/15/17 05:36:04 AM
#5946   good morning. jpowellvlc 12/15/17 03:02:55 AM
#5945   Thinking .20 -.15 next week we will see CrazyKar123 12/15/17 12:25:13 AM
#5944   Could see a lot more rice than usual CrazyKar123 12/15/17 12:12:04 AM
#5943   This is the CEO of TOPS.Lock him up ORCA 12/14/17 10:33:40 PM
#5942   They are scum. Still if it hit Dragnet 12/14/17 09:28:37 PM
#5941   Shipping stocks up AH: DCIX, TOPS, SHIP, DRYS, LiveLife 12/14/17 07:28:20 PM
#5940   Looking good folks righlife 12/14/17 06:49:58 PM
#5939   TOPS $0.35 afterhours now, up 14%. LiveLife 12/14/17 05:27:32 PM
#5938   DRYS and GLBS also up afterhours. RLOG LiveLife 12/14/17 05:11:21 PM
#5937   amazing news on DCIX, maybe TOPS will go jpowellvlc 12/14/17 04:57:32 PM
#5936   Probably moving on the DCIX news. tekheavy 12/14/17 04:32:28 PM
#5935   You are welcome. Hope the swing trade LiveLife 12/14/17 04:22:09 PM
#5934   We have tried, but could not be, sorry guys. jpowellvlc 12/14/17 04:05:20 PM
#5933   I feel your pain and frustration. LiveLife 12/14/17 03:21:57 PM
#5932   Just trade - Buy on dips and sell LiveLife 12/14/17 02:35:00 PM
#5931   thanks friend, I'm tired of seeing people cheated, jpowellvlc 12/14/17 02:22:43 PM
#5930   Washington, DC 20549-2977. cheapdude123 12/14/17 02:17:34 PM
#5929   Can someone tell me where, or how to jpowellvlc 12/14/17 02:13:32 PM
#5928   Got our volume. Price in power hour. cheapdude123 12/14/17 02:05:44 PM
#5927   Hmmm....back to possum bingo. LOL gapole 12/14/17 01:56:01 PM
#5926   o sorry friend, jpowellvlc 12/14/17 01:41:01 PM