Board of directors
Bjørn Tore Larsen
Founder and CEO of Norse Atlantic Airways. Controlling shareholder of Arendals Dampskibsselskap, OSM Maritime Group and OSM Aviation Group. Founded the OSM Group in 1989. Mr. Larsen is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Norway.
Mr. Larsen was appointed to the Board of Directors on 10 August 2018.
Director and Deputy Chairman
Marios Demetriades is a well-established Financial Services professional with significant experience as a non-executive Director in listed and private companies in theFinance and Transportation industries. He previously served as the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works for the Republic of Cyprus from 2014 to 2018 and held various positions in the Accounting, Investment and Banking sectors.. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst holder and a member of the CFA Institute, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC). Mr. Demetriades is a Cypriot citizen and resides in Cyprus.
Mr. Demetriades was appointed to the Board of Directors on 10 August 2018.
Sofi Mylona is a Partner in the Shipping Department of the law firm Scordis, Papapetrou & Co. LLC in Cyprus and has over 20 years experience as an advocate focusing on Shipping, Corporate, International Trade and Banking & Finance. She studied law at the University of Leicester and the Bar Vocational Course at Holborn College, in the United Kingdom. She is a member of Lincoln’s Inn, Inns of Court (Barrister at Law), the Cyprus Bar Association, WISTA Cyprus and WISTA International. Mrs. Mylona has served as member of the board of directors of various Cyprus registered shipping and other companies. Mrs. Mylona is a Cypriot citizen and resides in Cyprus.
Mrs. Mylona was appointed to the Board of Directors on 21 August 2019.
Director & Company Secretary
Lia Papaiacovou has more than 20 years’ experience in the maritime industry and is currently the Head of Corporate and General Manager of the OSM Maritime Group’s holding companies. Mrs. Papaiacovou holds a degree in Business Administration, is a member of WISTA (Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association) as well as being a member of the PR Committee of the CSC (Cyprus Shipping Chamber). Mrs. Papaiacovou is a Cypriot citizen and resides in Cyprus.
Mrs. Papaiacovou was appointed to the Board of Directors on 21 August 2019.