President, Chief Executive Officer
Dr. John Coustas is the President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors for Danaos Corporation (DAC). Dr. Coustas has over 25 years of experience in the shipping industry and assumed management of our company in 1987 from his father, Dimitris Coustas, who founded Danaos Shipping in 1972. John is also a member of the board of directors of Danaos Management Consultants and The Swedish Club. Additionally, he is on the board of directors of both the Union of Greek Ship-owners and the Cyprus Union of Ship-owners. He holds a degree in Marine Engineering from National Technical University of Athens as well as a Masters degree in Computer Science and a PhD in Computer Controls from Imperial College, London.