Excel Maritime Appoints Pavlos Kanellopoulos as CFO

Excel Maritime Carriers, an international provider of seaborne transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, has appointed Pavlos Kanellopoulos as chief financial officer (CFO). He will assume his position in early April 2010.

Kanellopoulos has 15 years of experience in banking and finance positions, mostly at a senior level. He started his career in the international banking division of the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi in London. Since 2003, Kanellopoulos held CFO positions with companies in the manufacturing and telecommunications, media and technology (TMT) sectors, most recently as froup CFO at Forthnet, an alternative telecom and pay-TV operator in Greece.

Kanellopoulos studied at the Athens University of Economics, the University of Warwick and the London School of Economics, and holds a BSc and MSc (Econ).


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