ATHENS, GREECE--(Marketwired - Sep 19, 2016) - Globus Maritime Limited ("Globus" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Dimitrios Stratikopoulos to the Board of Directors as an independent Class I, non-executive director effective September 7, 2016. Additionally and on the same day, Mr. Stratikopoulos has also been appointed to the Company's Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees.
About Dimitrios Stratikopoulos: Dimitrios Stratikopoulos has twenty years of experience in the banking sector. During his career he has held executive positions at various banks abroad mainly focusing on M&A projects. From 2003 to 2012, he served as a Director and Managing Director of Deutsche Bank AG in London. Prior to this, Dimitrios held the position of Vice-President of the European M&A department at Merrill Lynch Intl in London from 1997-2003, and is the Managing Partner of Domus Capital Advisors since 2012.
Athanasios Feidakis, the Company's Chief Executive Officer stated: "We are very pleased to welcome Dimitrios as our new Class I, Non Executive Director. We believe that both his extensive background in finance coupled with his well rounded banking experience constitute a great asset for our Company and our Board of Directors will only benefit from his advice and expertise."
About Globus Maritime Limited
Globus is an integrated dry bulk shipping company that provides marine transportation services worldwide and presently owns, operates and manages a fleet of dry bulk vessels that transport iron ore, coal, grain, steel products, cement, alumina and other dry bulk cargoes internationally. Globus's subsidiaries own and operate five vessels with a total carrying capacity of 300,571 DWT and a weighted average age of 8.5 years as of September 15, 2016.
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