Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp., an owner and operator of dry bulk vessels, announced today the appointment of Ioannis (John) Kartsonas as a member of the Board of Directors, effective May 4th, 2017.
Mr. Kartsonas has more than 18 years of experience in finance and commodities trading. He is currently the Principal and Managing Partner of Breakwave Advisors LLC., a commodity-focused advisory firm based in New York. Prior to that, he held various senior positions in investment management and research focusing in shipping and commodities. He has earned an MBA in Finance from the University of Rochester.
Stamatis Tsantanis, the Company’s Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, commented: “We are excited to welcome John to our Board of Directors. We believe that his strong experience in finance and dry bulk commodities trading will add significant value to our Company. Furthermore, John has extensive and diverse experience which we believe is a significant asset to our Company. Lastly, his appointment expands our Board to five members, consisting of three independent directors.”