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CMA Shipping
38th Annual Expo & Conference
March 21-23, 2023Hilton Stamford | Connecticut, USA

Paolo d'Amico
President and CEO at d’Amico International Shipping (DIS)


In 1971 he joined the family-owned company with particular focus on the product tanker aspects of the business. In 1983 he joined the Board of Directors and in 1988 he was appointed Chief Executive Officer. Since 2002 to the present day, he has continuously held the office of President of the current d’Amico Società di Navigazione S.p.A., holding company of the d’Amico Group. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors of the Luxembourgish company d’Amico International S.A. since 1998.

Since 2006 he has been a director of d’Amico Tankers d.a.c. the Irish company operating wholly owned by the Luxembourgish company listed on the STAR segment of the Italian Stock Exchange, d'Amico International Shipping S.A. which he has been President of since its listing in 2007 and also Chief Executive Officer since 2019.

Since 2019 he has been a director of Glenda International Shipping d.a.c., an Irish company of the d’Amico group held in a joint venture with the Glencore group.

He currently holds positions in other national and international companies and bodies both belonging to and external to the d’Amico Group including that of President of the Norwegian association "The International Association of the Independent Tankers Owners" and of the Italian Naval Registry. He is also a member by right - as he assumed the presidency for three years (2010-2012) - of the Board of Confitarma - Italian Shipowners' Confederation, the main association of the Italian shipping industry.

In 2013 he was awarded the honorary title of Labour Knight (Cavaliere del Lavoro) by the President of the Italian Republic.

He graduated in 1978 in Economics from Rome University (La Sapienza).

Agenda Sessions

  • The Commodore's Debate | Sponsored by Invest HK


Speakers at this event