George Logothetis is the Executive Chairman of Libra Group, a privately owned, global business group with assets and operations across nearly 60 countries. At the age of 19, George became CEO of his family’s company, Lomar Shipping, which had three vessels at that time. The shipping business was grown into a modern and diversified 55-vessel fleet over 10 years, after which George founded Libra Group in 2003 at the age of 28.
Libra Group includes 30 operating entities: 20 businesses predominately focused on aerospace, renewable energy, maritime, real estate, hospitality, and diversified industries, as well as 10 philanthropic initiatives independently run under Libra Philanthropies that were created to address unmet needs and grantmaking that helps people worldwide. This includes providing educational opportunity, business opportunity, and humanitarian support around the world. One of these initiatives is the Seleni Institute, a New York-based, independent non-profit maternal mental health institute founded by George and his wife Nitzia.
George is Co-Chairman of the Leadership Council of Concordia; a member of the Board of Directors of President Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Alliance; a member of the American Democracy Month Council’s Board of Directors; and an Advisory Board Member of the Genius 100 Foundation.