Costis J. Frangoulis
Chairman of the Fundraising Committee
Vice Chairman of the Administration Committee
President | Founder| Chief Executive Officer of Franman Group
Costis J. Frangoulis is a Greek entrepreneur born in Athens, Greece and a father of two daughters, Elli and Athena.
He is a holder of a B.A from the University of Richmond, U.K in Economics and Business Administration since 1988.
From 1988 till 1990 he served in the Hellenic Navy as a non-commissioned officer.
He is the Founder, President and CEO of Franman Group which he formed in May 1991. During these 26 years, Franman has provided a wide range of services to the shipping industry, focused on shipbuilding equipment and spare parts, ship repairs and service, maritime security, cyber security and consulting. Currently through 4 companies, Franman represents 137 corporations promoting them in Greece and 13 other shipowning nations.
In year 1996 he formed Imperium Shipmanagement SA, where he acted as President & CEO. Imperium owned and managed up to 5 handysize bulk carriers until 2005 when he decided to sell the vessels and exit the market.
Mr. Frangoulis is a member of the Piraeus Marine Club, the Yachting Club of Greece, The Helmepa Organization, A member for life of The Propeller Club of the United States, International Port of Piraeus Greece, The Nautical Institute of the U.K, The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry and a former Board Member of the Make a Wish Greece Foundation, Executive Vice-President of the Hellenic-Korean Chamber of Commerce and former Vice-President of the Filathlitiki Naftiliaki Enosi (F.N.E).
Through Franman he is also a corporate member of the American-Hellenic, British-Hellenic and Greek-Japanese Chambers of Commerce.
Inspirational Quote: ‘Together we can achieve more and make the difference’