Aegean Baltic Bank
Management Team

“Veterans” of the shipping industry
The bank’s top management has been active in the shipping industry for about 40 years each, having accumulated solid experience and demonstrated successful credit management performance against a wide variety of special situations through all the shipping cycles

Theodore Afthonides
CEO
The founder, CEO and Vice Chairman of the BoD of AB Bank. He has held senior positions with Citibank, Barclays and Greyhound Corp. in Greece and abroad (1969-1989). Between 1989 and 2001 he was the founder and Managing Director of Euro Finance Services S.A.
Konstantinos Hadjipanayotis
Deputy CEO
Co-founder of AB Bank and Deputy CEO since establishment. He has held senior positions with First National Bank of Chicago, Greyhound Corp. and a number of large shipping companies. He was Director and Vice Chairman of the BoD of Euro Finance Services S.A..
Dimitris Anagnostopoulos
Senior Vice President
Member of the Board of Directors of Aegean Baltic Bank since 2010. Between 1989 and 2009 he was the Head of the Shipping Department of ABN AMRO Bank, Greece. Previously, he held positions with the Onassis Group, Continental Illinois Bank and Greyhound Corp.
Argyro Theodoropoulou
Senior Vice President
She has more than 41 years of experience in the administration and operations areas with major American and European Banks and financial institutions(Continental Illinois,ABN AMRO,Grehound,Euro Finance).She is conversant with Compliance and AML regulations and co-responsible for the drafting of most of the Bank's Policies and Manuals
Dimitris Daispyros
Senior Vice President
Head of Risk Management since establishment of the Bank. Previously worked in Greece and abroad with Euro Finance Services S.A. (1999-2002), ABN AMRO Bank N.V. (1997-1999), and Informa Group, UK (MRC Business Information).
Philippos Tsamanis
Senior Vice President
With AB Bank since establishment. Previously, he worked for Euro Finance Services S.A. (1995-2002). Since 2006, he is heading the Business Development Department and since 2008 the Shipping Department.
Antonis Gounaris
Vice President
Head of Treasury. Joined recently ABBank, with more than 25 years of experience in the Banking sector, having served in various positions in the Treasury departments of Citibank and National Bank of Greece and as a Treasurer and Assistant General Manager in Probank.
George Kalantzis
Vice President
Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Joined ABBank since 2003.Previously worked with Investment Bank of Greece S.A-I.B.G(2001-2003) and Praxis International Securities & Investments S.A (1998-2001).