KPI Bridge Oil, a leading global trader and broker in marine fuels, marine lubricants and risk management products, is pleased to announce the promotion of Michalis Manassakis to Managing Director of KPI Bridge Oil Greece as of 1st July 2016.
Michalis joined KPI Bridge Oil’s London office in 2011 as Bunker Trader and received a promotion to Team Leader in 2014 in recognition of his significant contribution to the development of the team. When Michalis relocated to Greece in May 2016, he was promoted to Deputy Managing Director and Sales Manager at KPI Bridge Oil’s new office in Glyfada, Athens.
Michalis has more than 12 years experience in the global shipping industry and a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical Institute of Greece as well as an MBA from Leicester University, UK.
Carsten Ladekjaer, KPI Bridge Oil Group’s CEO says: “Michalis is a great asset to our organisation with his extensive knowledge of the Greek Shipping market and significant experience of international sales and account management. Michalis’ astute commercial awareness and business acumen combined with his zealous and highly professional approach will no doubt benefit our business partners in the Med and across the world.”
Michalis adds: “Being offered such an opportunity, comes with lots of excitement and sense of responsibility. With the opening of our office in Athens, we have shown our commitment to the Greek shipping community and I am looking forward to take up the new challenges and having a leading role in the development of our office in Athens.”
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