BOARD OF DIRECTORS.

Nikolaos Vasilonikolidakis

Chairman Executive Director

Mr Vasilonikolidakis was born in Greece in 1965. He holds a Ph.D in Computing from The Polytechnic of North London, an MSc (with distinction) in Analysis Design and Management of Information Systems from University of London – London School of Economics and Political Science and a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and Computing from Polytechnic of North London, England, United Kingdom. He has published extensively in international scientific journals in dynamic systems and computer graphics. He was a founding member and partner of Neurosoft. From 1998 until February 2019 he has served as the Company’s CEO and since February 2019 he holds the position of Chairman of the Company. Prior to joining Neurosoft, he was involved in a number of projects as Technical Project Manager in the areas of medical imaging, image processing, visual databases and computer animation.

Epameinondas Paschalidis

CEO Executive Director

Mr Paschalidis holds an MBA from Imperial College Business School with specialization in Strategic Management and an M.Eng in Production Engineering and Management from Technical University of Crete. He was founding member and CEO (2000-2014) of Kestrel Information Systems S.A., a SEE Systems Integration house, while in parallel he has served as Neurosoft’s Vice President from 2002 till 2010. The successful relationship between the two companies resulted in a merger in 2014. In his career he had participated in various startups, all of them in the ICT field, having Business Development operations under his responsibility.

Petros Xarchakos

Executive Director

Born in 1969, Mr. Xarchakos holds a BA in Economics and Government from the University of Essex and an MSc in Economics from University College London (UCL). He is also a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He began his professional career with PwC in 1997 as an auditor before moving to Toyota Hellas assuming the role of Group Internal Auditor. In 2005 he moved to Eurolease Fleet Services as the company’s Finance Manager and in 2006 he joined Delta Foods as the company’s Financial Control Manager. Since 2013 he holds the position of Operational Finance Director of OPAP.

Martin Chladek

Non-Executive Director

Mr Chladek was born in 1970 in the Czech Republic. He holds a Ph.D in Solid State Physics from Charles University in Prague, an MSc. in Information Management from the University of Economics in Prague and an M.B.A. from Jones International University in Colorado, U.S.A. He started his career at Procter & Gamble where he held various international positions in Cincinnati, Ohio or Geneva, Switzerland. In 2013, he joined the KKCG investment group in Prague where he serves as a Chief Technology Officer. He is active in various board positions in several KKCG companies.

Kamil Ziegler

Non-Executive Director

Born in Ceska Lipa in the Czech Republic. In 1984 Mr. Ziegler graduated from the University of Economics, Faculty of Trade, in Prague. In 1996 he graduated from the Southern Graduate School of Banking at the Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He began his professional career at the State Bank of Czechoslovakia where he served in different managerial positions: he worked as an Executive Director for Finance at Komercni banka, Prague, and then as a deputy CEO and Board member at Czech Savings Bank.
Thereafter, he was appointed Chairman of the Board and CEO in the Czech state-owned Consolidation Bank.
After that he served as Chairman of the Board and CEO in Raiffeisenbank Czech Republic. He also held the position of Executive Director for Finance and Board Member in the PPF Group. His last executive appointment was as the CEO and proxy holder in SAZKA A.S., the largest Czech lottery organisation, where he is currently serving as a Board member. Mr. Ziegler has been also a member of the Board of Directors and member of Supervisory Boards of many companies in the Czech Republic, Netherlands and Cyprus.

Evangelos Kollias

Non-Executive Director

Mr Evangelos Kollias was born in Athens in 1970. He holds a BEng in Electronics & Communications Engineering of the University of Glamorgan U.K., a MSc in Communications Systems Engineering of the University of Kent at Canterbury, U.K. and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) – ALBA Business School. He started his career in 1998 as a Network Provision Engineer in VODAFONE S.A. Two years later he moved to the Sales Department as an Indirect Sales Supervisor. In May 2002 he became the Voice & Data Group Propositions Manager at the Marketing Department/Business Commercial and in March 2009 he was promoted to Sales Manager. He left VODAFONE S.A. in June 2015 to join IGT Global Services Corporation as a Commercial and Operations Manager. Since February 1, 2017 he holds the position of the General Manager at IGT Greece.

Yannis Papanicolaou

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Papanicolaou was born in Greece in 1951. He studied Economics at the National University of Athens, the London School of Economics and the London Graduate School for Business Studies. Between 1989 and 1996 he worked as an economic advisor/consultant to private foreign and Greek companies in Greece. He was also employed by the OECD in Paris as an external consultant. He has served as Chairman, Deputy Chairman or member of the Board of Directors in a number of Greek private companies (Ionian Bank, Arab Hellenic Bank, Minion, Interamerican Cards, Neorion Shipyards, Public Affairs Management etc.). Since 2005 he has activated again his private consultancy. Since 2006 up to the present he is a member of the Board of Directors of Aegean Maritime Petrolem Network Inc. a company listed in the NYSE. Mr Papanicolaou joined Neurosoft in 2011 as Independent Director and member of Neurosoft’s Board of Directors.