Diana shipping inc

Andreas Michalopoulos

Andreas Michalopoulos - Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Andreas Michalopoulos has served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Performance Shipping Inc. since October 2019. As of January 13, 2010 Mr. Michalopoulos is the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Performance Shipping Inc. He has served in these positions with Diana Shipping Inc. since March 8, 2006, and he also serves as a Director of Diana Shipping Inc. since August 1, 2018. He started his career in 1993 when he joined Merrill Lynch Private Banking in Paris. In 1995, he became an International Corporate Auditor with Nestle SA based in Vevey, Switzerland and moved in 1998 to the position of Trade Marketing and Merchandising Manager. From 2000 to 2002, he worked for McKinsey and Company in Paris, France as an Associate Generalist Consultant before joining a major Greek Pharmaceutical Group with U.S. R&D activity as a Vice President of International Business Development and Member of the Executive Committee in 2002 where he remained until 2005. From 2005 to 2006, he joined Diana Shipping Agencies S.A. as a Project Manager. Mr. Michalopoulos graduated from Paris IX Dauphine University with Honors in 1993 obtaining an MSc in Economics and a master’s degree in Management Sciences specialized in Finance. In 1995, he also obtained a master’s degree in Business Administration from Imperial College, University of London. Mr. Andreas Michalopoulos is married to the youngest daughter of Mr. Symeon Palios, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman.