Angeliki Frangou has been our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since our inception. Ms. Frangou has also been Chairman and CEO of Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NYSE: NM) — our sponsor — since August 2005. In addition, Ms. Frangou has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Navios
Leonidas Korres has been our Chief Financial Officer since April 2010, and previously our Senior Vice President for Business Development from January 2010. Mr. Korres served as the Special Secretary for Public Private Partnerships in the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Hellenic Republic from
Erifili Tsironi has been our Co-Chief Financial Officer since February, 2019. Furthermore, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P since its inception in 2014 until completion of the merger with Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation.
Ted C. Petrone has been a member of our Board of Directors since our inception and was our President from our inception until December 2014. He has also been a director of Navios Holdings since May 2007, and served as President of Navios Corporation from September 2006 until December 2014.
Director, Senior Vice President - Legal Risk Management
Anna Kalathakis has been a member of our Board of Directors and Senior Vice President — Legal Risk Management since May 2010. Ms. Kalathakis has been Chief Legal Risk Officer from since November 2012 and Senior Vice President — Legal Risk Management of Navios Holdings from December 2005 until
George Galatis has served as a member of our Board of Directors since July 2010. He is currently the Executive Vice President — Product Development at Demo Pharmaceutical Industry having served as a Senior Vice President — Project Development since 1999.
Brigitte Noury has been a member of our Board of Directors since May 2010. Ms. Noury served from March 2002 until December 2009 as Director of Corporate & Investment Banking Asset & Recovery Management — Europe for Societe Generale. She also served from June 1989 until February 2002 as Head of
Nikolaos Veraros , CFA, has been a member of our Board of Directors since June 2008. Mr. Veraros has over 15 years of experience in shipping finance and currently serves as a financial consultant to various shipping companies. He has also worked as a senior equity analyst for National Securities,
Eleni Warren has served as a member of our Board of Directors since June 2017. She is a lawyer by training with more than 35 years of experience in banking and financial services. Mrs. Warren joined V&P Law Firm (the predecessor to the firm now known as PPT Legal) in 1986, where she was partner
Vasiliki Papaefthymiou has been our Secretary since our inception. Ms. Papaefthymiou has also served as Executive Vice President — Legal and a member of Navios Holdings’ Board of Directors since August 25, 2005, and prior to that was a member of the Board of Directors of ISE. Ms.