Costis Frangoulis


Founder, President and CEO of Franman

Costis J. Frangoulis is a Greek entrepreneur born in Athens, Greece and a father of two daughters, Elli and Athena.

He holds a B.A from the University of Richmond, U.K in Economics and Business Administration since 1988.

He is the Founder, President and CEO of Franman Group which he formed in May 1991. For almost 3 decades, Franman has provided a wide range of services to the shipping industry, focused on shipbuilding equipment, spare parts, ship repairs and service, maritime security, cyber security and consulting.

In year 1996, he founded Imperium Shipmanagement SA which managed and owned 5 handysize bulk carriers. After a decade and while the Dry Cargo market was booming, he decided to exit the market by taking advantage of the very high asset values at the time.

Mr. Frangoulis is the President of the International Propeller Club, Port of Piraeus, Vice President of the International Propeller Club of the United States, an Ambassador of the Sailors’ Society in Greece, a non-executive member of the board of Sfakianakis Group and a member of the Advisory Board of the Academic Maritime Sector of the BCA College.