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Board of Directors

Honorary Chairman
Yannis S. Costopoulos
He was born in Athens in 1938. He holds a BSc in Naval Architecture from King’s College, University of Durham, England. He joined the Commercial Credit Bank (as Alpha Bank was then called) in 1963. He served as Managing Director and General Manager of the Bank from 1973 and was Chairman of the Board of Directors and General Manager from 1984 to 1996. From 1996 to 2005 he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Managing Director of Alpha Bank. From February 2005 to May 2014 he served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank, while in June 2014 the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders conferred upon him the title of Honorary Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Chairman
(Non-Executive Member)
Vasileios T. Rapanos
He was born in Kos in 1947. He is Professor of Public Finance at the Department of Economics of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Political Sciences of the University of Athens. He studied Business Administration at the Athens School of Economics and Business (1975) and holds a Master's in Economics from Lakehead University, Canada (1977) and a PhD from Queen's University, Canada. He was Deputy Governor and Governor of the Mortgage Bank (1995-1998), Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (1998-2000), Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors at the Ministry of Economy and Finance (2000-2004), and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Bank of Greece and the Hellenic Bank Association (2009-2012). He has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank since May 2014.

Vice Chairman
(Non-Executive ╔ndependent Member)
Minas G. Tanes (1)(2)(4)
He was born in 1940 and is the Chairman of FOOD PLUS S.A. He was at the helm of Athenian Brewery S.A. from 1976 to 2008 and has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank since 2003.

EXECUTIVE MEMBERS

Managing Director - CEO
Demetrios P. Mantzounis
He was born in Athens in 1947. He studied Political Sciences at the University of Aix-Marseille. He joined the Bank in 1973 and he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank since 1995. In 2002 he was appointed General Manager and he has been the Managing Director since 2005.

Executive Directors and General Managers
Spyros N. Filaretos
He was born in Athens in 1958. He studied Economics at the University of Manchester and at the University of Sussex. He joined the Bank in 1985. He was appointed Executive General Manager in 1997. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank and a General Manager since 2005. On October 2009 he was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Artemi´s Ch. Theodoridis
He was born in Athens in 1959. He studied Economics and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago. He joined the Bank as Executive General Manager in 2002. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank and a General Manager since 2005.

George C. Aronis
He was born in Athens in 1957. He studied Economics and holds an MBA, major in Finance, from the Athens Laboratory of Business Administration (ALBA). He has worked for multinational banks for 15 years, mostly at ABN AMRO BANK in Greece and abroad. He joined Alpha Bank in 2004 as Retail Banking Manager. In 2006 he was appointed Executive General Manager and in 2008 General Manager. He joined the Board of Directors of the Bank in 2011.

NON-EXECUTIVE MEMBERS

Efthimios O. Vidalis
He was born in 1954. He holds a BA in Government from Harvard University and an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. He worked at Owens Corning (1981-1998), where he served as President of the Global Composites and Insulation Business Units. Furthermore, he was Chief Operating Officer (1998-2001) and Chief Executive Officer (2001-2011) of the S&B Industrial Minerals Group. He is Secretary General of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) and Chairman of the SEV Business Council for Sustainable Development. He is executive member of the Board of Directors of the TITAN Group and member of the Board of Directors of RAYCAP. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank since May 2014.

Ioanna E. Papadopoulou (4)
She was born in 1952 and is the President and Managing Director of the E.J. PAPADOPOULOS S.A. BISCUIT AND FOODWARE INDUSTRY. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank since 2008.

NON-EXECUTIVE INDEPENDENT MEMBERS

Pavlos A. Apostolides (3)(4)
He was born in 1942 and graduated from the Law School of Athens. He has been a member of the Bank's Board of Directors since 2004. He joined the Diplomatic Service in 1965 and has been, among others, Ambassador of Greece to Cyprus and Permanent Representative of Greece to the European Union in Brussels. In 1998 he became General Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and in 1999 he was appointed Director of the National Intelligence Agency. He retired in November 2004.

Evangelos J. Kaloussis (1)(2)
He was born in 1943 and is the Chairman of NESTLE HELLAS S.A. He is also Chairman of the Federation of Hellenic Food Industries (SEVT) as of 2006, whereas he has been a member of the Federation's Board of Directors since 2002. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank since 2007. 

Ioannis K. Lyras (2)(3)
He was born in 1951 and is the President of PARALOS MARITIME CORPORATION S.A. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank since 2005. He was Chairman of the Union of Greek Shipowners from 1997 to 2003. He represents the Union of Greek Shipowners' to the Board of Directors of the European Community Shipowners’ Associations.

Ibrahim S. Dabdoub (3)
He was born in 1939. He studied at the Collège des Frères in Bethlehem, at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey and at Stanford University, California, U.S.A. He was the Group Chief Executive Officer of the National Bank of Kuwait from 1983 until March 2014. He is Vice Chairman of the International Bank of Qatar (IBQ), Doha and a member of the Board of Directors of the International Institute of Finance (IIF) as well as Co-Chair of the Emerging Markets Advisory Council (EMAC), Washington D.C. He is also a member of the Bretton Woods Committee, Washington D.C. and of the International Monetary Conference (IMC). Furthermore, he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Jordan, Amman, of the Board of Directors of the Consolidated Contractors Company, Athens, and of the Board of Advisors of Perella Weinberg, New York. In 1995, he was awarded the title of “Banker of the Year” by the Arab Bankers Association of North America (ABANA) and in 1997 the Union of Arab Banks named him “Arab Banker of the Year”. In 2008 and 2010 he was given a “Lifetime Achievement Award” by “The Banker” and “MEED” respectively. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank since May 2014.

Shahzad A. Shahbaz (1)
He was born in 1960. He holds a BA in Economics from Oberlin College, Ohio, U.S.A. He has worked at various banks and investments firms, since 1981, including the Bank of America (1981-2006), from which he left as Regional Head (Corporate and Investment Banking, Continental Europe, Emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa). He served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NDB Investment Bank/Emirates NBD Investment Bank (2006-2008) and of QInvest (2008-2012). He is currently the Investment Advisor at Al Mirqab Holding Co. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank since May 2014.

NON-EXECUTIVE MEMBER in accordance with Law 3723/2008

THE GREEK STATE, via its appointed representative:

Sarantis-Evangelos G. Lolos
He was born in Athens in 1951. He is Professor of Economics in the Department of Economic and Regional Development at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences. He studied at Warwick University in the U.K. and received a BSc degree in Engineering and a BA degree in Economics. In 1981 he obtained a PhD in Economics from the Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA) in collaboration with Imperial College, London. He was an Executive of the Economic Research Department of the Bank of Greece (1985-1997), while he collaborated as an expert and researcher with an advisory role in economic Ministries. His research and published work focuses mainly on issues of economic growth, macroeconomic and structural policies and financial economics. Following a decision by the Minister of Finance, he was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank representing the Greek State since 2010.

NON-EXECUTIVE MEMBER in accordance with Law 3864/2010

Panagiota S. Iplixian (1)(2)(3)(4)
She was born in 1949. She holds a BA in Business Administration and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies from the University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, and specialised in Organisation and Methods at the British Institute of Administrative Management. In the interval 1972-1987 she worked for consulting firms. From 1987 until 2000 she worked for commercial banks in the United States and from 2000 until 2009 for EFG Eurobank Ergasias. From 2010 until 2012 she was a Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund. From October 2011 until December 2013 she was Non-Executive Vice President of the Board of Directors of New Proton Bank, representing the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank, representing the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund, since January 2014.

SECRETARY

George P. Triantafyllides

(1) Member of the Risk Management Committee
(2) Member of the Audit Committee
(3) Member of the Remuneration Committee
(4) Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee

 
 
 
 

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