Evangelos Marinakis serves as Director and Chairman of the Board of Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:CPLP) since March 2007. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a Director of Capital Maritime & Trading Corp. since its incorporation in March 2005. Mr. Marinakis also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NYSE-listed Crude Carriers Corp., an affiliate of Capital Maritime from March 2010 until its merger with CPLP in September 2011.
From 1992 to 2005, Mr. Marinakis was the Commercial Manager of Capital Ship Management Corp. and oversaw the businesses of the group of companies that currently form Capital Maritime. For the past 20 years, Mr. Marinakis has also been active in various other family businesses, all related to the shipping industry. Mr. Marinakis holds a B.A. in 'International Business Administration' and an M.Sc. in 'International Relations'.