George Economou

Founder at DryShips Inc.

George Economou

George Economou

Founder at DryShips Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

AllShips Ltd.
Ocean Rig Partners GP LLC
Ocean Rig ASA

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271

Number of Boards

15

Birthday

08/04/1953 - Athens, Greece

Age

65

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Chief Financial Officer, Secretary & Director at AllShips Ltd.

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President & Chief Financial Officer at DryShips Inc.

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President at Blue Star LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Ocean Rig UDW, Inc.

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Former Head-Greek Private Banking Desk at BNP Paribas (London Branch)

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Director & Chief Executive Officer at Stroigasitera, inc.

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Executive Director, GM-Sales & Development at METKA Industrial-Construction SA

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Executive Director & General Manager-Projects at METKA Industrial-Construction SA

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Executive Director, GM-Engineering & Commissioning at METKA Industrial-Construction SA

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Executive Director & General Manager-Infrastructure at METKA Industrial-Construction SA

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President & Chief Financial Officer at DryShips Inc.

DryShips Inc. is a global shipping transportation company specialising in the transportation of drybulk cargoes. Our executive offices are located in Amaroussion, Greece and we have been listed on the New York Nasdaq Exchange since February 2005 and trade under the symbol "DRYS". Our vessels are able to trade worldwide in a multitude of trade routes carrying a wide range of cargoes for a number of industries. Our capesize and Panamax drybulk carriers carry predominantly coal and iron ore for energy and steel production as well as grain for feedstocks. Our handymax and Handysize drybulk carriers carry iron and steel products, fertilizers, minerals, forest products, ores, bauxite, alumina, cement and other construction materials. These raw materials and products are used as production inputs in a number of industries. We transport these various cargoes on several geographical routes. Our fleet carrying capacity totals over 3.4 million deadweight tons. We are focused on maximising shareholder value by maximising returns on our investments while at the same time ensuring our vessels adhere to the highest safety and environmental standards.

Education
Master of Science Degree in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering
Class of 1976

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Athens College (????????? ??????) is a co-educational private preparatory school in Psychiko, Greece, a suburb of Athens, part of the Hellenic-American Educational Foundation (??????aµe???a???? ??pa?de?t??? ?d??µa) which also includes Psychiko College, although both schools are usually referred to as "Athens College".

Bachelor of Science

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is the largest state institution of higher learning in Greece, and among the largest universities in Europe. As all other Greek universities, it is a self-governed legal entity of public law and all major policy issues are determined by the Ministry of National Education and Religion.

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Current
Career History
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2014 - Current

Ocean Rig Partners GP LLC is a Cypriot private company. The firm provides well drilling services. George E. Economou is the current CEO, occupying that position since 2014.

Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer & Director
2010 - Current

Ocean Rig is an international offshore drilling contractor providing oilfield services for offshore oil and gas exploration, development and production drilling, and specializing in the ultra-deepwater and harsh-environment segment of the offshore drilling industry. The company owns and operates 10 offshore ultra deepwater drilling units, comprising of 2 ultra deepwater semisubmersible drilling rigs and 8 ultra deepwater drillships, 3 of which remain to be delivered to the company during 2013 and 1 in 2015.

Founder
2004 - Current

DryShips Inc. is a global shipping transportation company specialising in the transportation of drybulk cargoes. Our executive offices are located in Amaroussion, Greece and we have been listed on the New York Nasdaq Exchange since February 2005 and trade under the symbol "DRYS". Our vessels are able to trade worldwide in a multitude of trade routes carrying a wide range of cargoes for a number of industries. Our capesize and Panamax drybulk carriers carry predominantly coal and iron ore for energy and steel production as well as grain for feedstocks. Our handymax and Handysize drybulk carriers carry iron and steel products, fertilizers, minerals, forest products, ores, bauxite, alumina, cement and other construction materials. These raw materials and products are used as production inputs in a number of industries. We transport these various cargoes on several geographical routes. Our fleet carrying capacity totals over 3.4 million deadweight tons. We are focused on maximising shareholder value by maximising returns on our investments while at the same time ensuring our vessels adhere to the highest safety and environmental standards.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2014 - Current

Ocean Rig Partners GP LLC is a Cypriot private company that provides well drilling services. George E. Economou has been the CEO since 2014.

Chairman of the Board
2010 - Current

Ocean Rig is an international offshore drilling contractor providing oilfield services for offshore oil and gas exploration, development and production drilling, and specializing in the ultra-deepwater and harsh-environment segment of the offshore drilling industry. The company owns and operates 10 offshore ultra deepwater drilling units, comprising of 2 ultra deepwater semisubmersible drilling rigs and 8 ultra deepwater drillships, 3 of which remain to be delivered to the company during 2013 and 1 in 2015.

Member, Board of Directors
2010 - Current

Danaos Corp. engages in the provision of marine and seaborne transportation services. It offers services by operating vessels in the containership sector of the shipping industry. The company operates containerships and chartering vessels to many of the liner companies. Danaos was founded on December 7, 1998 and is headquartered in Piraeus, Greece.

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Current
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Capital Markets Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer at Ocean Rig UDW, Inc.