Lemissoler Navigation Co.
Philippos Philis is the founder of Lemissoler and has been Managing Director since its establishment in 1996. He has been appointed as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Group since 2009. The Group is active in ship-owning, ship-management and ship commercial operations and chartering. In early 1997 he started IMCL Inter Marine Container Lines, one of the most successful container feeder operators in the Baltic Sea, which has been merged with Unifeeder at the end of 2009 creating the largest short sea and container operator in Europe.
He graduated from RWTH Aachen with the title of Dipl. Ing. in Mechanical Engineering and he is a Harvard Business School (HBS) alum. He Chairs the Board of Directors of the Cyprus Shipowners' Employers Association (CySEA) and is an elected member of American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and member of the DNV GL Cyprus Committee. He served as Vice-President at the Board of Directors of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC), as a member of the Board of Directors of the European Communities Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) and a member of the Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). He also served as a member of the Board of Directors of USB Bank.