Executive VPMr.Anthony Kandylidis has served as Executive Vice President of Ocean Rig UDW Inc since June 2012. Mr. Kandylidis started his career at OMI Corporationrationration commercial department. During his tenure at OMI Corporationrationration he gained significant experience in the tanker vessel business and held various positions with responsibilities spanning Sale and Purchase Time Charters FFA Trading Corporationrationrate Finance and Strategic Planning. In the spring of 2006 Mr. Kandylidis returned to Greece where he provided consultancy services to companies affiliated with Mr. George Economou. In September of 2006 Mr. Kandylidis founded OceanFreight Inc. and he took OceanFreight Inc. public in April of 2007. In 2011 OceanFreight Inc. was absorbed by DryShips through a merger. Mr. Kandylidis graduated magna cum laude from Brown University and continued his studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he graduated with a Masters degree of Science in Ocean Systems Management. Mr. Kandylidis is the nephew of our Chairman President and Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman President and Chief Executive Officer of DryShips Mr. George Economou and the son of a director of DryShips.
Age: 36 EVP Since 2012