Angeliki Frangou: “Five generations in shipping”

Angeliki Frangou comes from the island of Chios and belongs to a family with a long history in shipping – she is the fifth
generation of the Frangos’s family in shipping. She received a bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from Farleigh Dickinson University and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Columbia University. She served as an analyst on the trading floor of Republic National Bank of New York from 1987 to 1989, thus gaining a broad experience in finance.
It was 1990 when «Fulvia», a 14,000-ton freighter, lay in Rio de Janeiro port for sale. Angeliki Frangou inspects «Fulvia» thoroughly and decides  to buy her: by doing so she begins building an enterprise that in 2011 got her in the list of the world’s 50 most powerful businesswomen.

Full article, ELNAVI, June 2014, Issue 486, Page. 24

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