Danaos Appoints Evangelos Chatzis as CFO
Danaos, an international owner of containerships, has appointed Evangelos Chatzis to the position of chief financial officer (CFO). Chatzis has over 16 years experience in corporate finance and the shipping industry and has been with Danaos since early 2005 where he has served as treasurer and deputy CFO.
During his years with Danaos he has been actively engaged in the company’s financial management, the company’s initial public offering in the US, and has led a variety of projects, the latest being the successfully concluded comprehensive financing plan of the company. Throughout his career he has developed considerable experience in operations, corporate finance, treasury and risk management and international business structuring.
Prior to joining Danaos, Evangelos was CFO of Globe Group of Companies, a public company in Greece engaged in a diverse scope of activities including dry bulk shipping, the textile industry, food production and distribution and real estate. During his years with Globe Group, he was involved in mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and privatisations.
He holds a BSc degree in Economics from the London School of Economics, an MSc degree in Shipping & Finance from City University Cass Business School, as well as a post-graduate diploma in Shipping Risk Management from IMD Business School.