E. Nikolas Tavlarios has served as President and Principal Executive Officer of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. since December 2006. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Tavlarios served as Vice President of General Maritime Management LLC, a tanker operating subsidiary of General Maritime, where he oversaw business development and maintained commercial relationships with major oil companies. Prior to General Maritime, Mr. Tavlarios acted as the Executive Director for Tishman Speyer's Rockefeller Center property and as a Surveyor for the American Bureau of Shipping.
Mr. Tavlarios holds a bachelor's degree in marine transportation from the State University of New York Maritime and a master's degree in business administration from St. John's University. Mr. Tavlarios is a member of the American Bureau of Shipping and of the Det Norske Veritas (DNV) North American Committee.