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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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#5806   Woww we Will be rich!! I Will send jpowellvlc 12/10/17 04:44:42 PM
#5805   Analyst Price Target reported on $TOPS to be freshy 12/10/17 04:02:11 PM
#5803   good contribution friend. jpowellvlc 12/10/17 06:22:00 AM
#5802 I think it's useful biscotte 12/10/17 02:45:23 AM
#5801   Technicals with stocks like Tops can not be Kabuli 12/09/17 05:42:56 PM
#5800   Good morning mister Kabuli,M50 daily 0.6, touched thursday jpowellvlc 12/09/17 04:33:04 PM
#5799   Pipe dreams are made of these, but $3 Kabuli 12/09/17 04:10:06 PM
#5798   people are talking about R / S because jpowellvlc 12/09/17 02:03:42 PM
#5797   why do you all talk about reverse split? biscotte 12/09/17 01:15:57 PM
#5796   Are they planning on taking this down to kbaz 12/09/17 01:02:22 PM
#5795   hahaha, and came to see if there was jpowellvlc 12/09/17 09:51:20 AM
#5794   So you're thinking there's going to be a tekheavy 12/09/17 09:48:05 AM
#5793   At 750.00/share i might be close to even! Dragnet 12/09/17 09:10:43 AM
#5792   TOPS is still sick low price target freshy 12/08/17 10:24:46 PM
#5791   So right now the turn around in shipping ToddM 12/08/17 07:34:54 PM
#5790   There isn't any good news to release. Lucky Commander 12/08/17 07:16:10 PM
#5789   Pistiolis, taking his time to release the news. Kabuli 12/08/17 06:10:13 PM
#5788   That’s what I saw. I’m going to load Dragnet 12/08/17 06:07:38 PM
#5787   Greece economics are clearly recuperating..TOPS/SHIP/DRYS/DCIX ALL will Benefit freshy 12/08/17 05:57:04 PM
#5786   I’m not sure anyone hates this more than Dragnet 12/08/17 05:44:48 PM
#5785   Whale tail .30 CarlCarlMcB 12/08/17 05:22:39 PM
#5784   The reward may outweigh the risk at this Lucky Commander 12/08/17 05:04:14 PM
#5783   * * $TOPS Video Chart 12-08-17 * * ClayTrader 12/08/17 04:32:02 PM
#5782   Todays HighLights: freshy 12/08/17 03:53:23 PM
#5781   **Weekend SHipping Deal News With Amazon should send it..*** freshy 12/08/17 03:07:26 PM
#5780   I think, the sell off Was at the jpowellvlc 12/08/17 02:19:12 PM
#5779   No doubt...if you buy it drops, if you Sundance2 12/08/17 02:01:19 PM
#5777   Mr. ORCA, something is ready, that's for sure. jpowellvlc 12/08/17 01:43:48 PM
#5775   Comrades, good luck to everyone who stays inside jpowellvlc 12/08/17 12:48:30 PM
#5774   Yes.. Sure looks like it Sun Lady V 12/08/17 12:36:13 PM
#5773   Not so sure about EOD run. Market has Sundance2 12/08/17 12:28:56 PM
#5772   TOPS .45 Lady V 12/08/17 11:46:38 AM
#5771   Will POP soon Vexxed 12/08/17 11:41:12 AM
#5770   Huge supply at .45 GangstaKitty 12/08/17 11:08:13 AM
#5769   Shorts are relentless GangstaKitty 12/08/17 11:04:59 AM
#5768   Because it's mostly sell volume. tekheavy 12/08/17 11:04:53 AM
#5767   TOPS .45 Why price is Lady V 12/08/17 10:34:24 AM
#5766   This wants to go red real bad GangstaKitty 12/08/17 10:33:26 AM
#5765   Profit taking in effect. Kabuli 12/08/17 10:32:35 AM
#5764   PXS +50% jpowellvlc 12/08/17 10:18:49 AM
#5763 drys near t jpowellvlc 12/08/17 10:06:23 AM
#5762   Double bottom ?? Stacking goods 12/08/17 10:01:58 AM
#5761   Looks like you shoulda waited till after the tekheavy 12/08/17 09:41:28 AM
#5760   Saw this coming a mile away GangstaKitty 12/08/17 09:40:49 AM
#5759   I ADDED 5K AT .55 PRE.THIS MORNING.I AM ORCA 12/08/17 09:24:04 AM
#5758   I think, Mr. ORCA, that they have not jpowellvlc 12/08/17 09:22:03 AM
#5757   Yup will look to buy back in shortly GangstaKitty 12/08/17 09:18:42 AM
#5756   WE WILL SEE IF THE SELLING IS OVER ORCA 12/08/17 09:17:35 AM