Mavroeidis Angelopoulos Chairman
Mr. Angelopoulos was born in 1964 in Greece. He holds a university degree in Political & Economic Studies and a postgraduate degree in International Financial Law. He has written numerous publications and articles on joint ventures and common enterprises. In 1990, he began his career at the Athens Exchange (formerly the Athens Stock Exchange) and has held various positions at Petropoulakis Securities, one of the oldest brokerage firms in Greece, including stock broker, stock exchange representative, shareholder and member of the Board of Directors. Since 2002, he has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Neurosoft. Throughout the years he has also been an active member of the business community in Greece and has participated as a shareholder or member of the board of directors for numerous listed and non-listed companies.
George Manioudakis Vice Chairman
Mr. Manioudakis was born in Greece in 1969. In 1991, he graduated with a university degree in Computer Engineering and Informatics Department from the University of Patras. He also holds a Ph.D in predictive algorithms via neural networks and genetic algorithms from the Computer Engineering and Informatics Department from the University of Patras. He has published extensively in international scientific journals. Between 1992 and 1997, he worked for Intrasoft as a software engineer and project manager in a variety of projects in the areas of SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition), Network Management and Core Banking Systems. In 1997, he joined Neurosoft as a software engineer and project and product manager in the areas of Workflow & Document Management, Core Factoring, Business Intelligence and Sports Betting & Gaming Analytics. Since 2002, he has been a shareholder and a member of Neurosoft’s Board of Directors and currently serves as the director of the Sports Betting & Gaming Analytics business area.
Nikos Vasilonikolidakis CEO
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 and since 1998 he has served as the Company’s CEO. 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.
Yannis Papanikolaou Independent Director
Mr. Papanikolaou 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 Papanikolaou joined Neurosoft in 2011 as Independent Director and member of Neurosoft’s Board of Directors
Mr. Apostolos Koukouvinos was born in Greece in 1957.He holds a Diploma in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens as well as a M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California. In his career he has gained extensive experience in strategic planning, business development and company administration in many companies such as Hellas on Line S.A, Intrasoft S.A., Decision Systems Integration S.A, Cosmoline Telecom Services SA, InfoQuest Group of Companies, e-Vision S.A, Ergodata S.A, TotalSoft Hellas S.A and OPAP S.A.. His detailed record of experience is focused on several sectors such as banking and finance, telecommunications, mergers and acquisitions, wagering systems and large scale public projects. Throughout the years he has also served as a member of the Board of Directors for numerous companies. As of today he holds the position of Advisor to the Management of OPAP S.A..
Mrs. Efthalia Siamani was born in Athens in 1975. She has studied Law in the Democritius University of Thrace and continued her studies at the Panteion University of Social Political Science in Athens, where she got a Master in Science. She is a member of the Athens Bar Association and she practices law before the Hellenic Supreme Court. She commenced her career as a lawyer in 1998 in the Law Office of Ν. Papachronopoulos & Associates. She continued her career as the Head Leader of the Law Office C. Gortsos & Associates for 10 years. She has served as a non executive member of the Board of Directors of OPAP SA and she actually is an attorney at law of OPAP SA as well as a non executive member of the Board of Directors of OPAP Services SA.
Mr. Theodorou was born in 1970 in Greece. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering & Computers Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. Since 1994, he held positions in different multinational companies and he has ample experience in management of projects and operations, and development of business both at local and international level. The last decade, he worked in the gaming sector. Since 2008, he joined Lottomatica Group, the worldwide leading lottery operator and the only company capable of offering a 360° fully integrated series of services and products to its private and institutional clients.
Board of Directors – Responsibilities
(Articles 19-27 of the Articles of Association)
Composition – Term of office: The Board of Directors (BoD) has from 5 to 7 members, which are elected by the Shareholders’ General Meeting for 5 years. It is constituted by the President, the Vice-president and the Managing Director(s); the same person may be President or Vice-President and Managing Director at the same time. The BoD may also elect its Secretary, who may, but does not have to, be a Director.
Competence: The BoD manages and represents the Company; it has the general competence to decide on every matter concerning the Company’s management, the pursuit of the objectives of the Company’s scope and the management of its assets, except for those matters falling under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Shareholders’ General Meeting.
Responsibility towards third parties: The actions of the BoD, even if these are not included in the company’s scope, are binding on the Company before third parties, except where it is proven that the third party involved was aware or should have been aware of this encroachment. Any limitations to the powers of the BoD by the Articles of Association or by a resolution of the General Meeting cannot be used against third parties acting in good faith, even if they have been subject to the publicity formalities.
Delegation of Powers: The BoD may assign in writing the exercising of all its powers and jurisdiction (except for those demanding collective action), as well as the Company’s representation, to one or more persons, Directors or not, while also determining the extent of this assignment.
Sessions: The BoD meets at the Company seat at least once per month, following an invitation by its President no less than two (2) business days prior to the meeting. If all Directors present consent, the BoD may also meet at a different location. The invitations should state the items of the agenda.
Quorum – Majority: There is a quorum when half of the Directors plus one are present or are represented, while at least 3 Directors have to attend in person. Directors who are unable to perform their duties may only be represented by another Director. Each Director may represent only one non-attending Director. In this case, such Director shall hold two (2) votes. Decisions are made in absolute majority of Directors who are present and of those being represented, except in the case of increase of the share capital.
Minutes: Minutes of the discussions and decisions are kept in a special book and signed by the Directors present at the meeting.
Prohibition of Competition: The company’s Managers and the Directors participating in company management may not take, without the permission of the General Meeting by profession on their own behalf or on behalf of third parties, any actions which are included in the objective pursued by the Company or to participate as Managers, Administrators or General Partners in companies pursuing such objectives.
Following the Chairman’s recommendation and after discussion, the BoD decides unanimously and delegates the exercise of its powers and responsibilities to the CEO of the Company, Mr. Nikolaos Vassilonikolidakis.
Mr. Nikolaos Vassilonikolidakis is provided with the power to bind the company by his signature under the business name, for any relationship, contract and transaction with any natural or legal entity of private and public law and any Bank Authority either at home or abroad and to represent the company, in the aforementioned way, before any public, municipal, administrative, judicial or other authority and all in all courts and for any commercial, judicial and extrajudicial relationship of the company.
Exceptionally, the BoD delegates CEO deputation to the Chairman of the Company Mr. Mavroeidis Angelopoulos who may sign any document regarding the achievement of the Company’s objectives in parallel with the powers of the CEO and only with his signature under the corporate seal.