Board of Directors

Nikos Marinakos President and Executive Member
Mr. Marinakos has started his career in UK and Italia and then he worked for 35 years in various managerial positions in National Bank of Greece. He has concluded his term at NBG as Director of Corporate and Social Responsibility. He is a graduate of the Mathematics department of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens. He has pursued post graduate and doctoral studies at London School of Economics and at the University of London

Maria Arvaniti, C.E.O. and Executive Member
She is a graduate of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Economics Department (1989 - 1993). She is a member of the Economic Chamber of Greece and holds a license to exercise the profession of the Accountant - Tax Counsel Class A, pursuant to the provisions of P.D. no. 340/98. She has experience in accounting and financial management of Greek companies, such as Club Mediterranean Hellas S.A., Avionic LTD, as well as the Pizza Hut's representative in Greece, Food Plus S.A.. She has been employed by Centric since April 2000. From 2005 till May of 2018 was group C.F.O.

Kalypso Kontogianni Non Executive Member
Mrs. Kalypso Kontogiannis is a lawyer, graduate of the Middlesex University of London and a holder of a postgraduate degree in law from the University of London with specialization in corporate and trade law. Prior to her engagement in 2002 as partner of the Law firm “Leonidas E. Kontogiannis – Kalypso L. Kontogianni Law Firm”, Mrs. Kontogianni held several managerial positions in London.

Emmanouil Vlasseros Νοn Executive Member
He was born in 1956. He studied Economics in the Economics Department of the University of Piraeus and has long experience in high executive positions of various companies. He has acted as Chief Financial Officer at Hatziioannou Holdings for eight years and General Manager of Sprider Stores S.A. for four years. He is currently working as freelance Business Consultant.

George Tsagklis Independent - Non executive member
Mr. Tsagklis has earned a Master of Science degree in Banking & Finance from Sheffield Hallam University in UK and he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Northumbria/Newcastle University which is located in UK as well. From 2002 to 2010 he has worked in the banking sector in Greece (Citibank and Piraeus Bank) occupying the position of deputy director. From 2010 until 2012 he has worked in the company as a Financial Services Officer.

Dimitris Pefanis Independent - Non executive member
He was born in 1977 in Athens. He studied Communication and Mass Media at Panteion University and obtained his Master’s Degree in New Media Journalism from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. He has worked as a journalist in Greece and the United Stated, covering the fields of technology, finance and new media and for the last 10 years he holds administrative positions in Greece’s largest news-sites. In 2012 he received Citigroup’s Journalistic Excellence  Award and for the last five years he has been teaching Digital Marketing at the HellenicAmerican Union.