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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: Amended Statement of Ownership (sc 13g/a) 02/14/2018 05:48:22 PM
TOPS News: Amended Statement of Ownership (sc 13g/a) 02/13/2018 06:37:40 AM
TOPS News: Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k) 02/09/2018 04:45:29 PM
TOPS News: Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k) 02/09/2018 08:43:10 AM
TOPS News: Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k) 02/02/2018 04:17:20 PM
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#5874  Sticky Note Agreed.Without a doubt, there must be a warning jpowellvlc 12/12/17 04:14:17 PM
#7253   how much are you losing? Giovanni 02/19/18 08:35:09 AM
#7252   You may have been here longer, true. However Afterhoursearnings3 02/18/18 09:17:02 AM
#7251   My "atlas Signal " me a Big jpowellvlc 02/18/18 04:16:27 AM
#7250   I'm sorry to tell you, but "short selling biscotte 02/18/18 03:49:30 AM
#7249   Short sale restriction. Circut breaker triggered so you Afterhoursearnings3 02/17/18 10:43:47 PM
#7248   Explain SSR abbreviation plz JSonja 02/17/18 10:08:04 PM
#7247   True. Forgot. Gives me one more day to Afterhoursearnings3 02/17/18 10:06:20 PM
#7246   Market opens Tuesday, closed Monday JSonja 02/17/18 07:15:58 PM
#7245   Name.of the game here is gather shares! Afterhoursearnings3 02/17/18 02:03:22 PM
#7244   Ssr triggered. Bulls run monday Afterhoursearnings3 02/17/18 02:02:48 PM
#7243   1000 dollars for not saying anything? jpowellvlc 02/17/18 10:25:37 AM
#7242   EVERYTIME HE POSTS HE MAKES 1,000$ NOT A ORCA 02/17/18 10:21:45 AM
#7241   if ClayTrader comes three times in a day beambe 02/17/18 09:52:43 AM
#7240   * * $TOPS Video Chart 02-16-18 * * ClayTrader 02/17/18 08:51:03 AM
#7239   Not to mention alot of traders will not JSonja 02/17/18 05:03:42 AM
#7238   I imagine that everyone is disappointed with this biscotte 02/17/18 04:21:54 AM
#7237   Are You happy with the TOPS fall?? jpowellvlc 02/16/18 04:54:30 PM
#7236   * * $TOPS Video Chart 02-16-18 * * ClayTrader 02/16/18 04:25:14 PM
#7235   All days are good here... jpowellvlc 02/16/18 03:55:20 PM
#7234   Great day...increased my stake 4x Afterhoursearnings3 02/16/18 03:48:39 PM
#7233   Just bought back in hopefully nothing bad happens tyguy1505 02/16/18 02:27:40 PM
#7232   an easy limit sell at 81 cents before lowlandsasquatch 02/16/18 02:12:37 PM
#7231   Again red as i said yesterday...tops life.. jpowellvlc 02/16/18 01:35:27 PM
#7229   Up up and away! ThisisStrange 02/16/18 12:26:59 PM
#7228   TOPS 1000% GAIN END 2017. LOOK LIKE WE beambe 02/16/18 12:06:28 PM
#7227   looks ready to run but whats the deal,any kingsransome 02/16/18 11:21:25 AM
#7226   Going for round 2!!! ThisisStrange 02/16/18 11:16:49 AM
#7225   Clay trader posting in the morning? He ThisisStrange 02/16/18 10:19:17 AM
#7224   * * $TOPS Video Chart 02-15-18 * * ClayTrader 02/16/18 09:16:03 AM
#7223   Yes but shippers are known for suprise ER's, JSonja 02/16/18 08:35:29 AM
#7222   March it is. Thanks. I messaged Ameritrade and mehearty 02/16/18 08:32:21 AM
#7221 JSonja 02/16/18 08:04:41 AM
#7220   thanks nathanial! Just wondered cause I saw the gipper 02/16/18 07:53:42 AM
#7219   No. Technically they are due by March 31. nathanial 02/16/18 07:45:10 AM
#7218   Did TOPS report earnings yesterday???Can't find them. the gipper 02/16/18 07:28:43 AM
#7217   Today we run 24jg 02/16/18 07:08:21 AM
#7216   It would be nice to see a all JSonja 02/16/18 06:40:14 AM
#7215 beambe 02/16/18 05:50:59 AM
#7214   Mr. Biscotte, the great explosive movement, is still jpowellvlc 02/16/18 02:56:44 AM
#7213   I do not understand why you continue to biscotte 02/16/18 02:21:23 AM
#7212   DRYS: 30.61M float / 104.27M outstanding - $3.79 mehearty 02/15/18 09:45:48 PM
#7211   No R.S here. Approval does not mean certainty. Afterhoursearnings3 02/15/18 08:25:26 PM
#7210   Has as much cash as the entire cap Afterhoursearnings3 02/15/18 08:24:12 PM
#7209   Guys this squeeze is just starting...this is not Afterhoursearnings3 02/15/18 08:22:57 PM
#7208   Just got a notice, so basing it on mehearty 02/15/18 07:27:43 PM
#7207   Reverse split reduces the number of shares. 1:15, mehearty 02/15/18 07:21:29 PM
#7206 JSonja 02/15/18 07:18:04 PM
#7205   simple comparison:DRYS, TOPS and DCIX chromaticity 02/15/18 07:16:24 PM
#7204   I guess...but they are not due until March nathanial 02/15/18 07:12:18 PM
#7203   WHERE? thejet29 02/15/18 07:11:55 PM