Corporate Governance //

Board of Directors

David Arar (Chairman, Independent - Non-Executive Member)

Mr Arar was born in 1965. He studied Economics at the Sorbonne University and holds a Master’s Degree in Political Science and International Relations from the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Institutd' Etudes Politiques, Paris), holds a PhD in economics with a specialization in econometrics from the Sorbonne University (Paris I) as well as a PhD in Philology-Literature (Lettres) from the Sorbonne University Paris IV).

From 2010 to 2015, he served as Board Member of Nicon - Informatics and Telecommunications S.A. while from 2004 to 2014 he participated as shareholder in the construction company (joint venture) GAP & P. During 2008-2009 he was Advisor to the Managing Director of “Invest” in Greece, aiming at promoting foreign investment in Greece. He served as the Chief Financial Officer of HYGEIA Group in 2008. During 2006-2008 he served as Financial Advisor to the Minister of Culture and from 1999 to 2006, as Management Advisor to ALTEC Group. He participated as a consultant in the investment committees of Venture Capital, leasing and factoring companies. Between 1998 and 1999, he also acted as Portfolio Manager of UBP Union Bancaire Privée in Switzerland, and from 1996 to 1998 he worked at Piraeus Bank in the Treasury Management Division. He held the same position in the Benroubi Group from 1992 until his retirement.

Christos Bobolias (Vice-Chairman, Non-Executive Member)

Mr Bobolias was born in 1978. He is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and holds a Master’s Degree in Transport Trade & Finance from Cass Business School in London.

From 2014 until today he is the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of BLE KEDROS REIC while he has also served as its Managing Director.

Stylianos Alexiou (Managing Director, Executive Member)

Mr Alexiou was born in 1962 and holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Vienna University of Economics.

Today, he holds the position of Managing Director of BLE KEDROS REIC. From 2015 to 2016 he served as Head of Institutional Sales at LEON DEPOLAS FINANCE INVESTMENT SERVICES S.A. and during 2011 - 2013 he was Chief Executive Officer in Pegasus Securities FINANCE INVESTMENT SERVICES S.A. Between 2005 and 2009, he worked as a Senior Private Banker at Marfin Bank. During 2002 - 2005, as Director of Development and Executive Member of the Board of Directors of the Gottardo INVESTMENT SERVICES S.A. & Banca del Gottardo Zurich, he was involved in real estate investment consulting, and from 2000 to 2002 he served as Portfolio Director of Epic Investment Services. He worked as a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch Athens Greece between 1997 and 1999 and as Area & Sales Manager at Athens Bank S.A. from 1993 to 1997. Finally, he worked in Austria as a Customer Advisor at Bank Austria AG during 1989-1993.

Pavlos Kanellopoulos (Independent, Non-Executive Member)
Makis Diamantopoulos (Independent, Non-Executive Member)

Mr Diamantopoulos was born in 1956. He has studied Economics at the University College London (UCL) and at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens where he has also received his degree from, as an economist.

Since 2000 he is the General Manager of ODEON S.A. He served as Director of Investments in Commercial Capital and Holdings S.A. from 1997 to 2000, General Manager of the family company P. Fanourakis & Co from 1990 to 1996 and Director of Moil & Coal S.A. and energy products Trader of the Mamidakis Group during the years 1986-1990. He has also been Shipbroker and Project Manager of Link Maritime E/s S.A in the period 1982-1986, while during 1981-1982 he founded the shipping company Thoe Marine E/s S.A. In the period 1980-1981 he served as Sales Manager of Electronic Business Systems S.A. of the Doxiadis Group. Finally, he worked in England between 1978 and 1980 at Chris Kontoyannis Shipping Ltd. company as a Junior shipbroker.

Evangelia Paliari (Independent, Non-Executive Member)

Evangelia Paliari was born in 1988. She holds a graduate degree from National Technical University of Athens in civil engineering and an Ecosystem Infrastructure Design Certificate from Permaculture Research Institute (PRI), Australia. She has extensive experience in management and administration of technical projects aiming at protecting the environment and saving energy. Since 2016 she is the founder of Eco-Incubator company, which is specializing in the reconstruction of apartment buildings and in the management of tourist accommodation with sustainability and respect for the environment. Finally, in 2015 she represented Greece, at the 15th Annual Conference of the Harvard Business School on "Strategy & Business Environment".