Senior Management

13-03-2013
Leon Patitsas, Founder & CEO

Leon Patitsas has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Maritime, since he founded the company in 2003. Leon Patitsas built the company from ground up, and successfully bought, operated and sold dry bulk, gas carriers and tankers. Under his leadership the company navigated through the rough seas of the global recession and never hesitated to take on the...

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24-01-2013
Michael Mantzavinos, Managing Director

Michael was raised in a traditional seafarer's family. After graduating from the Merchant Marine Academy of Aspropyrgos, Greece, he went at sea and obtained his Captain Class C' certificate. In 1990, he graduated from City of London Polytechnic with a diploma in Commercial Operations of Shipping. He previously worked for V.Ships Greece Ltd, LMZ Transoil, and A.K. Shipping & Trading...

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24-01-2013
Harris Takakis, Legal Counsel

Mr. Takakis is the Manager of the Legal department at Atlas Maritime. Prior to joining, he was an associate at Timagenis Law Offices for eight years. In 1999, he worked for Holman, Fenwick & Willan, in London. Mr. Takakis studied Law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1996) and was granted L.L.M. in International and Comparative Business Law,...

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24-01-2013
Christos Zenios, Chief Financial Officer

Christos Zenios joined Atlas as the Financial Manager in 2007; he stepped up to the VP-Finance position in 2011 which he held until the end of 2013, when he was entrusted with the CFO role. Since joining Atlas, he has been responsible for modeling and analyzing financial deals for the company, mitigating financial risks, as well as developing and maintaining...

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24-01-2013
Kostas E. Papadopoulos, Technical Manager

Mr. Papadopoulos is the Technical Manager at Atlas Maritime. He holds a Masters degree in Naval Architecture and Marine engineering from the School of National Technical University of Athens. Prior to joining the company, he has held senior engineering positions in the technical management of shipping companies focusing on oil tankers. His most recent position was as a Fleet Technical...

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24-01-2013
Capt. Dimitrios Moutsis, Safety and Quality Manager

Capt. Moutsis joined Atlas Maritime as the Safety Quality & Environmental Manager. Since 2003 and prior to joining Atlas Maritime, Capt. Moutsis was the Quality Safety & Environmental Manager of Top Tankers Inc. a NASDAQ listed Shipping Company. From 2000 to 2003, Capt. Moutsis worked with Eurocarriers S.A., a ship management company in Greece in the Marine, Vetting...

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24-01-2013
Capt. Basil Dimakakos, Operations Manager

Capt. Basil joined Atlas Maritime Ltd in December 2012 as company’s Crew Manager and in 2016 he became company's Operations Manager. Prior to join the Company, he worked in Singapore as General Manager for a commodities trading company. Before that he worked in senior positions including Crew depts. within Ship Management companies mainly with Oil Tankers from 1996 up to...

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