Board of Directors
// Annual General Meeting of 12.7.2021 //
Short biographies of the candidate members of the Board of Directors
Executive Chairman of the Board,
Chief Executive Officer, General Manager
Mr. Ioannis Damigos has been a manager since 1983 and is responsible for the strategic development of the Company. He is a second generation entrepreneur with many years of experience in the field. He studied Business Administration and Marketing and has been working for the company since 1983. He has served in the accounting department, in the retail and wholesale sales department. Today he is the President and CEO of the company.
Executive Vice Chairman of the Board
Mr. Konstantinos I. Damigos has a degree in Construction Project Management and a Master's Degree in Construction Company Management. He has three years of experience in the construction industry and is located in the company LANAKAM S.A. since 2011. He has been involved in the organization and distribution of retail and wholesale goods, in the management of business resources, in the reconstruction and exploitation of the company's real estate and in finding new activities for the company.
Non Executive Director
Ms. Elisavet I. Damigou studied Business Administration and Management. She holds an MSc in Fashion Buying and she has been in Lanakam S.A. since 2010. She has previously served as a wholesale and retail sales manager for the company and her current position is a non-executive director of the Board.
Chief Financial Officer \
Mr. Vasilios K. Kostopoulos has a degree in Economics and Business Administration. He has one year of experience in the bank of London Natwest, in customer service and two years of experience in a large brokerage firm as a transmitter. He has been at LANAKAM S.A. since 1992. He occupied the position of the director of accounting, and has previously worked with the financing of the company, now, he is currently the Chief Financial Officer.
Vice President Non-Executive Independent Director
Ms. Eleni Zenakou is a graduate of the University of Piraeus (PAPEI), Department of Business Administration and Management, specializing in Accounting and Auditing. Among other things, she served in the Court of Auditors from 2002 to 2020, from 1991 to 2002 she worked in the Ministry of the Presidency and specifically in the Body of Public Administration Inspectors in the Department of Environment and in the General Directorate of Administrative Organization. In addition, she served as Commissioner of the Court of Auditors at the Ministry of Merchant Shipping and at the Ministry of Environment and Energy. Ms. Zenakou is also a member of the Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and the Institute of Internal Auditors, while she speaks fluent English and has knowledge of the German language.
Non-Executive Independent Director
Mr. Ioannis Ploumpis is a senior executive of the Dolphin Capital group holding the position of Financial Reporting Controller (Group Reporting Controller). The group is active in the Real Estate & Hospitality sector and has been trading its shares on the London Stock Exchange since 2005. He has also been a senior executive in financial institutions supervised by the Bank of Greece, holding positions such as Non-Executive Board Member (NED), Risk Manager (CRO) and Personal Data Protection Officer (DPO). He is a Certified Public Accountant with experience in auditing and accounting as he has previously worked for Ernst and Young Greece (Senior Auditor) and Mazars Greece (Assistant Auditor). He holds a degree in Economics (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) and a Master's Degree in Applied Accounting and Auditing (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens). He is a member of the Board of Chartered Auditors of Greece (CPA) and his experience comes mainly from the audit of listed companies in Greece. He is a certified internal auditor by the International Institute of Internal Auditors of America (CICA & CCS) and holds a License to Practice Accounting - Taxpayer A class from the Economic Chamber of Greece. He is also a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) of Great Britain where he currently participates in the certification exams. Finally, his assets include participation in conferences as well as publications in internationally recognized scientific journals on Corporate Governance.