Giuseppe Bottiglieri, born in 1948, represents the fifth generation of an old shipowning Family from Torre del Greco (Naples) which dates back its origins to 1850.
When 21, he entered the company assisting his father Giovanni Battista Bottiglieri in managing the family business. In 1976 he moved his shipping activities from Naples to Athens, where he has been based for 18 years thus gathering a very profitable international experience.
Today, thanks to his 40 years of experience, he is one of the most prominent personality in the Italian maritime cluster. In 1995 he was elected Board Member of Confitarma, the Italian Shipowners’ Association and until 2013 he has been first the Chairman of the Oceanic Navigation Committee and then of the Technical Committee, as well as a member of the Executive Committee.
He is Director of the UK P&I Club (since 2003), Vice Chairman of Intercargo (since 2005) and Board Member of Intertanko (since 2002) and Member of the Italian Committee of ABS, American Bureau of Shipping (since 2002). He has been married since 1977 to Ghetty Cozzolino, Board Member of the Company. They have three daughters: Mariella, Managing Director and Chartering Manager; Alessandra, Managing Director – Financial Dept, Manuela, Board Member and Legal Dept Manager.