PETROGRESS, INC. (OTCMKTS:PGAS) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Mark Corrao resigned as the Chief Financial Officer of Petrogress, Inc. effective as of March 9, 2018.
On March 9, 2018 the Company appointed Nikolaos Mourtzanos, to replace Mr. Corrao and serve as Chief Financial Officer in a consulting capacity on a part time basis.Mr. Mourtzanos, age 37, has been the Finance Manager of Petrogress, Inc. since January 2018. From April 2017 through January 2018 he served as Financial Controller of Antares Shipmanagement SA (“Antares”), a company owning and managing a fleet of up to 4 product/ chemical vessels. His primary responsibilities with Antares included overseeing company’s financial functions and management reporting, and communicating with its stakeholders.
Prior to holding that position, Mr. Mourtzanos served from March 2016 until March 2017 as Financial Controller of Boston Carriers, Inc., (“Boston Carriers”) an OTC traded company, owning 1 drybulk vessel. As Financial Controller, Mr. Mourtzanos oversaw the company’s financial reporting, financial functions and communicated with the company’s stakeholders.
From September 2008 through March 2016 Mr. Mourtzanos served as an auditor with PwC. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Master of Science in Finance & Accounting, from Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece and he is a Fellow ACCA member.
About PETROGRESS, INC. (OTCMKTS:PGAS)
Petrogress, Inc., formerly 800 Commerce, Inc., is a holding company. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in international trading and shipping business. The Company is engaged in exploring the potential for acquiring or purchasing or leasing newly built liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels in the United States to be used for the supply and sea freight of the United States LNG exports. The Company’s subsidiary, Petrogres Co. Ltd. (Petrogres), operates as an oil commodity company in West Africa. Its other subsidiaries are Petronav Carriers LLC (Petronav) and Petrogress Oil & Gas Energy Inc. (Petrogress Energy). Petronav focuses on primarily managing the day-to-day operation and handling of the tanker fleet it manages. Petrogress Energy is primarily focused on investigating the feasibility of acquiring oil fields in Texas so that the Company can expand its operations into the LNG market within the United States market.