Our People


Following our guiding principle of genuine client focus, we assist our clients with their executive search needs worldwide.

Capt. George Koumpenas

Chief Operations Officer CCO

Capt. Koumpenas steers the management of Optimum and leads the entire team.

Capt. Vassilios Gazikas

Director of Marine Operations

Capt. Gazikas has 35 years experience in the cruise industry both onboard and ashore

Christodoulos Melas

DPA, SSO,MLC, ISO Senior Manager, Management Systems’ Compliance Department

Mr. Melas is the person responsible to ensure the proper implementation of ISM/ISPS/ MLC and ISO Codes both onboard the ships and in the office.

Chrysanthos Chrysanthou

Director Technical Department

Mr. Chrysanthou’s journey in the company progressed in succession from Technical Manager and Fleet Superintendent to Director of Technical Department.

Alexandros Tzirkotis

Marine Purchasing Director

Alexios Economou

Hotel Operations Director

Ioannis Poniridis

Fleet Personnel Manager


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