Antonios Bertsos, C.E.O., C.F.O. and Director
Mr Bertsos, age 41, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Boston Carriers since inception in July 2015. He became our Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and a Director on December 31, 2015. From August 2011 through July 2015 he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Newlead Holdings, Ltd., a NASDAQ traded company with a fleet of 6 tankers and 16 drybulk vessels (“Newlead”). His major responsibilities there included overseeing the company’s financial reporting, investor relations and communicating with capital market analysts. He was also responsible for evaluation, negotiation and financial modeling for acquisitions of potential new vessels. Prior to holding that position, he served from March 2010 until August 2011 as the Chief Operating Officer Deputy of Newlead. From February 2005 through February 2010 he serve as the Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Aries Energy Corporation Group, which held investments in various fields including shipping and which was the controlling party of AMT, a NASDAQ company in which he prepared the reports and documents needed for the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the company’s initial public offering and oversaw the company’s financial reporting until 2008. From September 1999 through February 2005 he served as an auditor with PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Deree College in Athens, Greece and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration from Leicester University.