Eleftherios (Lefteris) A. Papatrifon - Chief Operating Officer
Eleftherios (Lefteris) A. Papatrifon. Mr. Lefteris Papatrifon, has served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Company and Diana Shipping Services S.A. since March 2021. Mr. Papatrifon participates on a non-voting basis in the Executive Committee of the Company. He was Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder and Director of Quintana Shipping Ltd, a provider of dry bulk shipping services, from 2010 until the company’s successful sale of assets and consequent liquidation in 2017. Previously, for a period of approximately six years, he served as the Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd. Prior to that, Mr. Papatrifon served for approximately 15 years in a number of corporate finance and asset management positions, both in the USA and Greece. Mr. Papatrifon holds undergraduate (BBA) and graduate (MBA) degrees from Baruch College (CUNY). He is also a member of the CFA Institute and a CFA charterholder.