Poulovassilis to lead Aegean Shipping
Aegean Shipping Management S.A. announces the appointment of Apostolos Poulovassilis as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. Mr. Poulovassilis joins the company at an important point in its development, with the upgrade of its tanker fleet in full progress with a clear focus on operational and environmental excellence.
Mr. George Melissanidis, Chairman of Aegean Shipping Management said: “We are very pleased to be appointing someone of Mr. Poulovassilis’ caliber and experience to Aegean Shipping. He has demonstrated throughout his career the ability to develop and lead successful teams and deliver impressive results. I look forward to working with him to create the next chapter of Aegean Shipping’s success story.”
Mr. Poulovassilis brings to the role more than 27 years of experience in the marine industry with an impressive track record of leadership and management at the highest level, firstly with Lloyd’s Register reaching the level of Regional Manager for Europe, Middle East & Africa, and most recently with Eletson Corporation as Chief Operating Officer.
“My first priority is to lead Aegean Shipping into the next phase of its sustainable development and expansion of the “Green Fleet.” Coming into the company at this critical point is a huge responsibility, but I am very happy to have been given the opportunity to play a part in Aegean Shipping’s evolution.” Mr. Poulovassilis said.