Ted C. Petrone
Ted C. Petrone has been a member of our board of directors since our inception. Mr. Petrone has been a member of the Board of Directors of Navios Acquisition since its inception and was also President from its inception until December 2014. He has also been a director of Navios Holdings since May 2007, and served as President of Navios Corporation from September 2006 until December 2014. He currently also serves as Navios Corporation’s Vice Chairman, a position he has held since December 2014. Mr. Petrone has served in the maritime industry for 42 years, 38 of which he has spent with Navios Holdings. After joining Navios Holdings as an assistant vessel operator, Mr. Petrone worked there in various operational and commercial positions. Mr. Petrone was previously responsible for all the aspects of daily commercial activity, encompassing the trading of tonnage, derivative hedge positions and cargoes. Mr. Petrone graduated from New York Maritime College at Fort Schuyler with a bachelor in science degree in maritime transportation. He has also served aboard U.S. Navy (Military Sealift Command) tankers.