George Economou

George Economou

George Economou has been a member of our board of directors since 2010. Mr. Economou has over 40 years of experience in the maritime industry and has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dryships Inc. since its incorporation in 2004. He successfully took the company public in February 2005 on NASDAQ under the trading symbol: DRYS. The company subsequently invested and developed Ocean Rig UDW, an owner of rigs and ships involved in ultra-deep water drilling. Mr. Economou was the Chairman of Ocean Rig UDW Inc. until December 2018 when Ocean Rig UDW Inc. merged with Transocean. Mr. Economou is a member of ABS Council, Intertanko Hellenic Shipping Forum and Lloyds Register Hellenic Advisory Committees. Mr. Economou is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and holds both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering and a Master of Science in Shipping and Shipbuilding Management.



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