BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Christos Ioannou is the Executive Chairman of the AVAX Group. He was born in 1972 in Nicosia, Cyprus. He graduated from Athens College in 1990, received his BA degree in Mathematics from Cornell University in 1994 and his ΜΒΑ from the ΜΙΤ Sloan School of Management in 1998. Mr. Ioannou is also Chairman of Donkey Hotels (a privately held hotel owner with over 800 five-star rooms in Greece) and a member of the Chancellor’s Court of Benefactors at Oxford University and of MIT Sloan Executive Board.

Born in Arta, Greece where I finished high school. I graduated in Civil Engineering from the ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI in 1968.

During 1968-1970 I did my military service in the technical works department (MOMA) and in the Directorate of Engineering Projects (DEM), and was involved in the design and supervision of mainly road construction and building projects.

Thereafter, I worked as a freelancer in the construction of private and mainly public projects and obtained the highest contracting certification (4th Class) in all categories of Civil Engineering projects, i.e. building, road, hydraulic, marine and industrial projects.

In 1986, along with two other colleagues, civil engineers and longtime collaborators, we founded the AVAX SA, with delivered a multitude of large public and private projects of all types (schools, swimming pools, stadiums, etc). AVAX SA obtained the highest works certificate for public works.

In 1994, AVAX SA successfully listed its shares on the Athens Stock Exchange and continued to leap forward with many large projects, public and private. It also participated in the large-scale concession project of the Athens Ring Road, the cost of which exceeded one billion Euros.

Since the incorporation of AVAX SA in 1986, and up until 1999, I held the position of Chairman and CEO of the Board of Directors. In 1999, AVAX SA agreed to merge with J&P HELLAS SA, giving rise to J&P-AVAX SA, which pressed on with large projects, public and private, and participated in most concession projects in Greece, including the Athens Ring Road, the Rio-Antirrio Bridge, the Olympia Motorway, the Aegean Motorway, the Moreas Motorway.

J&P-AVAX SA was also involved in many large public projects such as Airports, Metro projects, Natural Gas installation projects, large energy projects, building projects, electromechanical projects, railway projects, Real Estate projects, both in Greece and in international markets (UAE, Libya, Cyprus, Poland, Malta, Jordan, etc).

Average turnover of J&P AVAX SA over the last fifteen years exceeds four hundred million euros per annum. In 2020, J&P-AVAX SA was renamed to AVAX SA, in which I constitute one of the three main shareholders.

Throughout the course of the company, and until today, I hold the position of executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors.

I served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Greece’s Association of 7th-class Contractors (STEHT) in three consecutive terms (1997-2005), as well as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Greece’s Association of Top-class Contractors (STEAT) in one term (2010-2013).

I am a member of the Board of Directors of the Athens Ring Road and operator Attikes Diadromes since their set-up in 1996 and 1999, respectively, until today.

I am the Chairman of VOLTERRA S.A., a subsidiary of AVAX S.A. from its foundation until today, as well as President of IXION, also a subsidiary of AVAX SA.

Katerina Pistioli was born in 1971 in Athens. In 1990 she graduated from the Athens College and in 1996 received her degree in Electrical Engineering (Dipl.Ing.) from the Technical University of Munich (TUM). From 1996 to 1998 she worked as an engineer at PHILIPP HOLZMAN AG in Berlin. Since 1998, returning to Greece, she has worked on a variety of PYRAMIS SA projects, participating in the Board of Directors and occupying the position of Chairman and CEO of the company from December 2016 until today. She also participates in the Boards of Directors of AVAX SA and GREEN TOP Energy SA.

He is a civil engineer with long experience in large projects. Former major shareholder of subsidiary ETETH SA, in which he holds the position of President of the Board and Managing Director since 1978. Born in Salonica, he has Greek citizenship.

He is a civil engineer with long experience in large projects. Former senior executive of subsidiary ETETH SA, in which he holds the position of Vice-President of the Board and Technical Director. Born in Salonica, he has Greek citizenship.

Born in Thessaloniki in 1984. He is a civil engineer. He is with the AVAX group since September 2009. Since August 2014 he is a member of the BoD of subsidiary ETETH S.A. Mr. Mitzalis holds a BEng in Civil Engineering from the University of East London and an MSc in Structural Engineering from the University of Surrey.

He has substantial experience as a senior manager at international auditing firms, with expertise in auditing, operational and financial restructuring of corporates.

He is a lawyer with a long experience, specializing in Commercial Law and primarily in Corporate Law.

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