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Georgios K. Karageorgiou leaves Globus Maritime

Staff writer | Athens, Greece | December 29, 2015
Globus MaritimeDecember 29, 2015, Athens, Greece - Globus Maritime, a drybulk shipping company, announced the resignation of Georgios K. Karageorgiou as president, chief executive and interim chief financial officer and director.
Mr. Karageorgiou, a Class I director, has served as Globus Maritime chief executive officer since its inception and was appointed the company's president in 2011 and in January 2013, immediately after the resignation of Elias Deftereos, Chief Financial Officer.

From 1992 to March 2004, Mr. Karageorgiou worked as a director and corporate secretary for Stelmar Shipping Limited, a shipping company listed on the New York Stock Exchange between 2001 and 2004. Mr. Karageorgiou worked as a projects engineer for Kassos Maritime Enterprises from 1990 to 1992.

He was also a director of easyGroup Ltd, easyJet Holdings Ltd, easyInternetCafe Ltd, easyCruise Ltd, Stelinvest Corp. and a number of other easyGroup subsidiaries from 1995 through March 2005.

Mr. Karageorgiou holds a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering and an M.E. in Ocean Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology and an M.Sc. in Shipping Trade and Finance from City University Business School.