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Navios Maritime Acquisition Corp (NNA.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Angeliki Frangou

51 2008 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Ted Petrone

59 2008 President, Director

Leonidas Korres

38 2010 Chief Financial Officer

Anna Kalathakis

44 2010 Senior Vice President - Legal Risk Management, Director

Vasiliki Papaefthymiou

46 2008 Secretary

Eleni Warren

2017 Director

George Galatis

50 2010 Independent Director

Brigitte Noury

66 2010 Independent Director

Nikolaos Veraros

43 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Angeliki Frangou

Ms. Angeliki N. Frangou is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation. She has been Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since inception. Ms. Frangou is also Chairman and CEO of Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. – Navios Acquisition’s sponsor – since August 2005. In addition, Ms. Frangou serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Navios Partners, an affiliated limited partnership trading on the New York Stock Exchange, since August 2007. Ms. Frangou is also the Chairman of the board of directors of Navios South American Logistics since inception in December 2007. Previously, Ms. Frangou was Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of International Shipping Enterprises Inc., which acquired Navios Holdings. During the period 1990 through August 2005, Ms. Frangou was the Chief Executive Officer of Maritime Enterprises Management S.A., and its predecessor company, which specialized in the management of dry cargo vessels. Ms. Frangou is the Chairman of IRF European Finance Investments Ltd., listed on the SFM of the London Stock Exchange. As of September 2012, Ms. Frangou is also serving as a Board member of Eurobank Ergasias S.A. (one of the largest commercial banks in Greece). During the period April 2004 to July 2005, Ms. Frangou served on the board of directors of Emporiki Bank of Greece (then, the second largest retail bank in Greece). From June 2006 until September 2008, Ms. Frangou also served as Chairman of Proton Bank, based in Athens, Greece. Ms. Frangou received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson University (summa cum laude) and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Columbia University.

Ted Petrone

Mr. Ted C. Petrone is President, Director of Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation. since March 2008. He has also been a director of Navios Holdings since May 2007, having become President of Navios Corporation in September 2006. He heads Navios Holdings’ worldwide commercial operations. Mr. Petrone has served in the maritime industry for 36 years, 33 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. For the last 15 years, Mr. Petrone has been responsible for all the aspects of the 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 B.S. in Maritime Transportation. He has also served aboard U.S. Navy (Military Sealift Command) tankers.

Leonidas Korres

Mr. Leonidas Korres is Chief Financial Officer of Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation. since April 2010, and previously Senior Vice President for Business Development since January 2010. Mr. Korres served as the Special Secretary for Public Private Partnerships in the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Hellenic Republic from October 2005 until November 2009. Prior to that, from April 2004 to October 2005, Mr. Korres served as Special Financial Advisor to the Minister of Economy and Finance of the Hellenic Republic and as liquidator of the Organizational Committee for the Olympic Games Athens 2004 S.A. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Korres worked as a Senior Financial Advisor for KPMG Corporate Finance. From October 2007 until January 2010, Mr. Korres was a member of the board of directors of Navios Partners. From May 2003 to December 2006, Mr. Korres was Chairman of the Center for Employment and Entrepreneurship, a non-profit Company. From June 2008 until February 2009, Mr. Korres served as a board member and audit committee member of Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A. (trading on the Athens and New York Stock Exchanges). From June 2004 until November 2009, Mr. Korres served on the board of Hellenic Olympic Properties S.A., which was responsible for exploiting the Olympic venues. Mr. Korres earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Athens University of Economics and Business and his master’s degree in Finance from the University of London.

Anna Kalathakis

Ms. Anna Kalathakis is Senior Vice President - Legal Risk Management, Director of Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation. since May 2010. Ms. Kalathakis has been Chief Legal Risk Officer from November 2012, and Senior Vice President — Legal Risk Management of Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. from December 2005 until October 2012. Before joining Navios Holdings, Ms. Kalathakis was the General Manager of the Greek office of A Bilbrough & Co. Ltd. (Managers of the London Steam-Ship Owners’ Mutual Insurance Association Limited, the “London P&I Club”) and an Associate Director of the London P&I Club where she gained experience in the handling of liability and contractual disputes in both the dry and tanker shipping sectors (including collisions, oil pollution incidents, groundings etc). She previously worked for a U.S. maritime law firm in New Orleans, having qualified as a lawyer in Louisiana in 1995, and also served in a similar capacity for a London maritime law firm. She qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1999 and was admitted to the Piraeus Bar, Greece, in 2003. She received a bachelor’s degree International Relations from Georgetown University and holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from European University in Brussels and a Juris Doctor degree from Tulane Law School.

Vasiliki Papaefthymiou

Ms. Vasiliki Papaefthymiou is Secretary of Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation. Ms. Papaefthymiou has been Executive Vice President — Legal and a member of Navios Holdings’ board of directors since August 25, 2005, and prior to that was a member of the board of directors of ISE. Ms. Papaefthymiou has served as General Counsel for Maritime Enterprises Management S.A. since October 2001, where she has advised the company on shipping, corporate and finance legal matters. Ms. Papaefthymiou provided similar services as General Counsel to Franser Shipping from October 1991 to September 2001. Ms. Papaefthymiou received her undergraduate degree from the Law School of the University of Athens and a master’s degree in Maritime Law from Southampton University in the United Kingdom. Ms. Papaefthymiou is admitted to practice law before the Bar in Piraeus, Greece.

Eleni Warren

Ms. Eleni Warren is Director of the company. She is a lawyer by training, was a partner in a leading law firm in Greece practicing banking and finance. Mrs. Warren was a member of the Athens Bar for the period beginning in 1981 and ending in 2017. Mrs. Warren earned a bachelor's degree in Law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Athens and a bachelor's degree in Political Science from the Panteion University.

George Galatis

Mr. George Galatis is Independent Director of Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation. since July 2010. He is currently the Executive Vice President — Product Development at Demo Pharmaceutical Industry having served as a Senior Vice President — Project Development since 1999. Mr Galatis also served as a Technical Manager in Pharmaceutical Industry Projects at Telos Consulting Ltd. of London from 1994 to 1999. Previously, Mr. Galatis served as an engineer, technical manager and product manager at various shipping companies in the United States and the UK. Mr. Galatis is a mechanical engineer and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master’s Degree in Robotics from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. Mr. Galatis is also a member of our Nominating Committee and is an independent director.

Brigitte Noury

Ms. Brigitte Noury is Independent Director of Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation. since May 2010. Ms. Noury served from March 2002 until December 2009 as Director of Corporate & Investment Banking Asset & Recovery Management — Europe for Societe Generale. She also served from June 1989 until February 2002 as Head of Shipping at Societe Generale. In addition, she served as Vice President — Shipping at Banque Indosuez from 1987 to 1989. Before that Ms. Noury served as Financial Controller at Banque Internationale pour l’Afrique Occidentale (later acquired by BNP Paribas). Ms. Noury received a Master of Economic Sciences degree and a Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Dijon. Ms. Noury is also a member of our Audit Committee and Nominating Committee and is an independent director.

Nikolaos Veraros

Mr. Nikolaos Veraros, CFA, is Independent Directors of Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation. since June 2008. Mr. Veraros is a senior analyst at Investments & Finance Ltd., where he has worked since August 2001, and also from June 1997 to February 1999. From March 1999 to August 2001, Mr. Veraros worked as a senior equity analyst for National Securities, S.A., a subsidiary of National Bank of Greece. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a Certified Market Maker for Derivatives in the Athens Stock Exchange, and a Certified Analyst from the Hellenic Capital Market Commission. Mr. Veraros received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the Athens University of Economics and Business (graduated as valedictorian) and his Master of Business Administration degree in Finance/Accounting from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester.