Deep Dive Into Pyxis Tankers Inc. (PXS)
and Product Tankers Sector Outlook
1x1 Discussion between
PXS Chairman, CEO and Director of Research, Univest Securities, LLC
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2021 at 10:00 AM ET
The focus of this in-depth discussion will be on three main verticals:
Valentios (“Eddie”) Valentis, has over 27 years of shipping industry experience, including owning, operating and managing tankers. He has founded Pyxis Tankers Inc. and is serving as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors since inception. Mr. Valentis is also the President of Pyxis Maritime Corp., a company he founded in 2007. In 2001, Mr. Valentis was appointed President/CEO of Konkar Shipping Agencies S.A., a drybulk operator based in Greece, which is a position he continues to hold. From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Valentis was the Commercial Manager for the L.G.Matsas shipping group. From 1996 through 1998, Mr. Valentis worked as a dry cargo chartering broker and from 1989 to 1995 he was involved in the commercial operation of drybulk vessels.
Mr. Valentis holds a MBA from Southern New Hampshire University. Mr. Valentis serves as a council member of the Independent Tanker Owners Association (INTERTANKO) and a member of the Greek Committee of NKK Classification Society.
James Jang is the Director of Research and a Senior Equity Research Analyst at Univest Securities, LLC. Mr. Jang joined and founded the Univest equity research platform in 2020.
Prior to joining Univest Securities LLC, Mr. Jang was a Managing Director and the Head of Maritime & Special Situations at Aegis Capital. Previously, Mr. Jang led the industrials, infrastructure, and clean-technology equity research platform at Maxim Group, LLC. Mr. Jang started his equity research career at Canaccord Genuity on the shipping and upstream E&P teams.
Before transitioning over to equity research, Mr. Jang was a Vice President at Meriel Partners, an aviation and maritime focused investment bank in Seoul, leading their ECA financing and private debt placement activities and was also the lead associate for DeltaPoint Capital Management, a buy-out private equity firm.
Mr. Jang received his B.A. from Binghamton University and his MBA from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester.
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