Management

Torben

Torben Janholt, Chief Executive officer

  • 2015 Board member D/S TORM Pty, member of Risk and Audit committees
  • 2013 CEO JustWater, private consultancy, Hellerup, Denmark
  • 2013 Board member Roland Dawe’s Family Foundation
  • 2013 Board member Pioneer Marine
  • 2013-2018 Chairman Otto Suenson a/s, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2009-2017 Board member PostNord AB, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2007 Board member Bunker Holding a/s
  • 2007 Board member Uni-Tankers Group
  • 2005-2012 Board member European Community Shipowners’ Association, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2005-2009 Chairman Danish Shipowners’ Association, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2002-2008 Board member Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd
  • 1998-2012 President & CEO of J. Lauritzen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Korinna

Korinna Tapaktsoglou, Chief Financial Officer

  • 21 years’ experience in the areas of Finance, Audit, Financial Reporting and Management Accounting
  • Vice President of Finance & Accounts at Pioneer Marine for 3 years
  • Head of Internal Audit, SOX Compliance and Business control for 10 years in a NYSE listed dry bulk shipping company with 47 vessels
  • Previously Audit Manager in one of Big four Audit firms
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant
Dimitris Papoulis

Dimitris Papoulis, SVP General Manager

  • 18 years’ experience in dry bulk chartering
  • Vice President of Commercial Operations at Pioneer Marine since 2013
  • Managing Director for 3 years at Lynx FT shipbroking liaising with all major grain houses and charterers worldwide
  • Senior chartering broker at Shiptrade Services for 7 years
  • Significant experience in shipping law and operations,In depth market knowledge with specialization in geared tonnage
Mr. Michail

Michail Fagkrezos, Technical Manager

  • Technical Manager at Pioneer Marine since 2018
  • Last served as a Deputy Technical Manager at Navarone S.A. (Ship Managers of Canadian Forest Navigation)
  • Member of DNV-GL Technical Committee
  • More than 20 years in the shipping industry with considerable technical experience in the dry market working for reputable Greek Owners,
    Charterer & Ship Management companies.
  • Site Manager at China for almost 3 years supervising a newbuilding project of supramax bulk carriers.
  • Graduate of the Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture and holder of a MSc in Marine Policy from the UWCC (UK)
Eleftheria Savvidaki

Eleftheria Savvidaki, Legal Counsel

  • 15 years’ experience in the shipping legal sector
  • Legal Counsel of Pioneer Marine Inc since May 2017
  • 2015-2017, VP Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary of NewLead Holdings
  • 2012 – 2015, Legal/ Insurance Manager of Premium Consul LLC
  • 2005-2011, Company Secretary, Claims and Insurance Professional, Goldenport Holdings Inc.
  • University of Plymouth, Bachelor degree in Maritime Business with Maritime Law & Cardiff University, LLM in Legal Aspects of Marine Affairs
Vergina Spyrou

Vergina Spyrou, VP Finance & Accounts

  • 10 years’ experience in the areas of Finance, Audit and Financial Reporting
  • VP Finance and Accounts at Pioneer Marine since 2017. Previously held the title of Reporting manager of Pioneer Marine from 2013.
  • Audit Manager in PriceWaterHouse Coopers from 2011 to 2014
  • Audit Senior in Ernst & Young from 2008 to 2011
  • Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA) since 2012. Attended University of Piraeus with a BSC in Banking & Finance Management.