Aegean Marine Petroleum Network appoints new president

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network has announced that the company has appointed Jonathan Mcilroy as president, effective immediately.

“Following a comprehensive search process, we are pleased to appoint a leader of Jonathan’s caliber as president of Aegean,” said Yiannis Papanicolaou, interim chairman of the board.

“While serving as Aegean’s Global Trading Manager, Jonathan developed strong customer relationships and broadened Aegean’s exposure in all shipowning and operating segments of the maritime industry. With significant industry experience and familiarity with Aegean’s unique platform, we are confident in Jonathan’s ability to lead our strategic shift to a more profitable model,” Papanicolaou said.

In June, Peter Georgiopoulos was ousted as chairman of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network by shareholders although the Greek shipping tycoon is still the largest shareholder in the company.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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