Efstratios-Georgios (Takis) Arapoglou


Date of appointment: 14 May 2019


Mr. Arapoglou is an expert financial consultant.  He has served as Chairman and CEO of the National Bank of Greece Group, Chairman of the Hellenic Banks Association, Member of the Board of Eurobank and has held senior management positions with Citibank and Chase Manhattan in the UK and with American Express in Greece.  Currently, Mr. Arapoglou is Chairman of the Board of Titan Cement, an international cement company listed on Euronext N.V. Brussels and of Tsakos Energy Navigation, a shipping company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.  He has extensive experience in international capital markets and in corporate, commercial and investment banking in South East Europe, the UK, the Middle East and Africa.

Mr. Arapoglou holds an MSc in Finance and Management from the University of Brunel, London, a BSc in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering from the University of Glasgow and a BA in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Athens.

External Appointment(s):

  • Chairman of the Board of Tsakos Energy Navigation
  • Chairman of the Board of Titan Cement International S.A.
  • Non-executive Director of EFG - Hermes Holding SAE
  • Non-executive Director of Bank Alfalah Ltd

Committee membership(s):

Chairman of the Nominations and Corporate Governance Committee