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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) 05/09/2019 08:40:33 AM
TOPS News: Top Ships Inc. Announces Delivery of Suezmax M/T Eco Beverly Hills 05/09/2019 08:30:00 AM
TOPS News: Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k) 05/06/2019 05:04:52 PM
TOPS News: TOP Ships Inc. Announces Consent Solicitation for Warrants Issued on June 11, 2014 05/06/2019 05:00:00 PM
TOPS News: Amended Statement of Beneficial Ownership (sc 13d/a) 04/15/2019 04:40:29 PM
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#9582   Could this bounce already so I can get TaxiCaT 05/20/19 05:41:30 PM
#9581   Could this bounce already so I can get TaxiCaT 05/20/19 05:40:35 PM
#9580   TOPS Daily Chart Golden_Cross 05/17/19 06:53:34 PM
#9579   More like $0.000X where X = any integer. RickNagra 05/13/19 12:27:37 PM
#9578   $TOPS will be trading with a $0.5x handle mdimport 05/09/19 10:20:30 PM
#9577   Got in this morning at .69 news of Attila1905 05/09/19 02:43:28 PM
#9576   The only way $2.50 comes to $TOPS is mdimport 05/08/19 10:29:49 PM
#9574   Warrant holders from the 6/6/14 filing have been CamelotSR 05/06/19 10:56:31 PM
#9573   What does the PR even mean? TaxiCaT 05/06/19 08:07:45 PM
#9572   Which is relevant to today’s filing CamelotSR 05/06/19 07:56:37 PM
#9571   From 2014 JSonja 05/06/19 07:53:30 PM
#9570   http://secfilings.nasdaq.com/filingFrameset.asp?FilingID=10037214&RcvdDate=6/6/2 CamelotSR 05/06/19 06:49:28 PM
#9569   $TOPS should bottom around $0.12-15 before the next mdimport 05/02/19 12:01:54 PM
#9568   $TOPS TOP Ships Inc. Announces Commencement of Charter Golden_Cross 04/29/19 06:24:35 PM
#9567   TOPS daily chart Golden_Cross 04/29/19 06:23:06 PM
#9566   * * $TOPS Video Chart 04-29-2019 * * ClayTrader 04/29/19 06:13:44 PM
#9565   $TOPS *may* have a bounce, but that makes mdimport 04/28/19 06:32:35 PM
#9564   .0031 today away from new all time lows Slinging it 04/26/19 09:40:02 PM
#9563   2019 Product Tanker Forum. The CEOs are pretty surfer44 04/26/19 02:49:43 AM
#9562   $TOPS Daily Chart Golden_Cross 04/24/19 06:37:35 PM
#9561   It looks like a slow bleed with an Ferdenando the Bull 04/20/19 12:38:23 PM
#9560   $TOPS Daily Chart: Golden_Cross 04/20/19 09:13:45 AM
#9559   Exactly , one RS after another . That Slinging it 04/19/19 09:15:09 PM
#9558   Ill definitely be back in here again , Slinging it 04/19/19 09:10:35 PM
#9557   7 or 8 RS’s while doing so, not kramer3 04/14/19 12:29:55 PM
#9556   TOPS history is encouraging... surfer44 04/13/19 08:33:26 PM
#9555   Yup. Highly cyclical and we're at the bottom. surfer44 04/13/19 08:30:27 PM
#9554   I like the sector right now surfer44..GL Golden_Cross 04/13/19 08:27:41 PM
#9553   Shipping companies are getting into profit sharing agreements. :-) surfer44 04/13/19 08:22:10 PM
#9552   TOPS likely to profit with a change in Golden_Cross 04/13/19 07:34:01 PM
#9551   TOPS Daily Chart Golden_Cross 04/13/19 07:21:05 PM
#9550   I disposed. Its a lesson on how controlling Ferdenando the Bull 04/13/19 06:19:51 PM
#9549   I dont even believe a Trade deal Tweet Slinging it 04/12/19 09:00:50 PM
#9548   I see this dropping to .50 and could Slinging it 04/12/19 08:59:05 PM
#9547   Those Docs are game changer IMO , He Slinging it 04/12/19 08:52:20 PM
#9546   Sold today all out small loss here . Slinging it 04/12/19 08:47:57 PM
#9545   $TOPS TOP Ships Inc. Announces Delivery of Suezmax Golden_Cross 04/11/19 04:05:30 PM
#9544   $TOPS TOP Ships Inc. Announces Commencement of Charter Golden_Cross 04/11/19 04:02:41 PM
#9543   Revenues 2018 $41M, 2019 / $70-$80M ... JBstck1 04/03/19 11:46:59 AM
#9542   The Family put $25M down with the Loan JBstck1 04/03/19 11:45:19 AM
#9541   After reading those security complaint docs...I think Ill Ferdenando the Bull 04/02/19 07:45:36 PM
#9540   I guess he will do what ever makes Ferdenando the Bull 04/02/19 06:58:48 PM
#9539   Do you foresee another R/S in the near future? schaub 04/02/19 05:55:38 PM
#9538   1.5 million high per adjusted share before RSs. Ferdenando the Bull 04/02/19 04:03:12 PM
#9537   I once wrote TOPS could not pay the Ferdenando the Bull 03/29/19 11:35:52 AM
#9536   Market Cap of $25M was too low .. JBstck1 03/29/19 09:45:16 AM
#9535   Added 3k at .801 Should Crank up Slinging it 03/28/19 06:26:27 PM
#9534   The 2 new coming Suezmax Brings $20M/ year. JBstck1 03/28/19 03:44:22 PM
#9533   5 days MACD crossing up .. Double bottom bouncing JBstck1 03/28/19 11:13:09 AM
#9532   Double bottom bounce ? looks like Shorts only JBstck1 03/28/19 10:01:18 AM