Chairman and CEO, The Libra Group
George Logothetis is Chairman and CEO of the Libra Group, and a member of the Hellenic Initiative committee. The Libra Group is a privately owned international business group that controls 30 subsidiaries active across six continents and is predominantly focused on shipping, aviation, real estate, hospitality and renewable energy, as well as a range of diversified investments.
George joined his family’s shipping company in 1993, becoming CEO in 1994 at the age of 19. In the ensuing years he presided over the company’s transformation from three vessels into a fleet of 55. George created the Libra Group as a means of diversifying the family’s business which was facilitated by the sale of 67 vessels between 2004 and 2007.
In growing and managing the Libra Group, George has been keen to provide opportunity and reward initiative. Epitomising this spirit of opportunity, many of the Libra Group’s social responsibility programmes are focused on Greece and the Greek diaspora. Outside business George has undertaken numerous charitable ventures globally. Most recently he and his wife Nitzia have established Seleni, a foundation that provides advocacy, mental health care and wellness support for women.