John N. Kamatakis
John N. Kamatakis, born in 1970 in Thessaloniki, Greece is Founder, Chairman of the Board and CEO of MLS Multimedia S.A. He founded the company in 1989, while he was still in University and still holds a 54% equity stake. In 1993 he was awarded his first patent and in 1998 the European Information Technology Grand Prize, which included a financial award of 200,000 Euros. In 2010 Mr. Kamatakis received the Greek Kouros award for Innovation & Development. Mr. Kamatakis graduated from the American College of Thessaloniki, Greece in 1988. He is an alumnus of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, having graduated from the Civil Engineering Faculty with a major in transportation and business organization.
Paraskevi D. Zachariadou
Paraskevi D. Zachariadou is the co-founder of the company. She is appointed Vice Chairman of the Board of MLS Multimedia SA since 2002. Mrs. Zachariadou holds a Degree in Economics, Marketing & Business Administration.
Mr. Dimitrios V. Konstantoulas Mr. Dimitrios V. Konstantoulas was appointed non-Executive Director, Legal Advisor of MLS Multimedia SA in June 29, 2007. Previously he served as Executive Director, Legal Advisor since June 30, 2002. In March 19, 2012, he was appointed member of the audit committee of the company. He is a graduate of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Law school specialized in Informatics and Intellectual property.
Mr. Efstathios P. Kyriakopoulos
Mr. Efstathios P. Kyriakopoulos is Executive Member of the Board and Commercial Director of MLS Multimedia SA, with previous business experience in the Greek and Bulgarian markets. From 1997 till 2006 he was the General Manager and shareholder of Athina Ltd in Bulgaria and from 2003 till 2006 he was shareholder of “DVD World”. In 2007 he was appointed Sales Director for MLS Multimedia SA. He graduated from the Control Data Institute in 1994, specializing in Computer Programming and IT.
Mr. Nicos J. Koulis
Mr. Nicos J. Koulis, a non-Executive independent member of the Board, is head of Eurobank’s private equity group. Prior to Eurobank Mr. Koulis was head of Koulis & Associates, a financial advisory firm based in Athens, Greece specializing in M&A advisory and restructurings. Prior to that, Mr. Koulis served as a Senior Managing Director with Bear Stearns (1992-2001), as vice president for The First Boston Corporation (1987-1991) and as an associate with McKinsey & Company (1984-1987). Mr. Koulis is a graduate of the University of Athens, Greece (1975) and carries an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (1984), USA.
Mr. Pantelis Papageorgiou
Mr. Pantelis Papageorgiou is a non-executive member of the Board. In 2010 Pantelis co-founded First Athens Corporate Finance, an independent boutique corporate finance firm. In 2012 he co-founded Elikonos GP, a VC firm managing a Luxemburg SICAR, a tech fund with assets of 17m Euro (EIF is the cornerstone investor). He has served as Portfolio Manager for Allianz Finance, and worked for Arthur Andersen in Boston and Athens. Pantelis has acquired operating experience in the fields of treasury and corporate planning from his tenure in major Greek corporations. During the period 2006-2009 he was the CFO of Velti plc, an international mobile marketing company, being responsible for its IPO in AIM/LSE. Pantelis has a BSc in Accounting and Finance from the American College of Greece and a Master in Finance from Boston University.
Mr. Stergios I. Triantafillidis
Mr. Stergios I. Triantafillidis is a non-Executive independent member of MLS Multimedia SA since December 18, 2009. He is an Economics graduate from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and worked as branch manager at the National Bank of Greece until 2009.
Mr. Murtada Shawki
Mr. Murtada Shawki was born in 1978. In 2007 acted as consultant of the World Bank in program Doing Business for Republic of Sudan. He acted as Head of Commercial Department of Greek Embassy in Doha, Qatar from 2007 until 2012. He is experienced in international investments including but not limited has participated in Βaqtor Gold Mining Company, Sudan (co-investor ELLAKTOR S.A.) and in commercial companies in State of Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Turkey.