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Audit Committee Members

Audit Committee Members

Andreas Koutoupis, son of Georgios, Audit Committee Chairman - Independent Third-Party Member

Α. Κουτούπης

Dr. Andreas G. Koutoupis is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of KnR Governance, Risk, Compliance & Internal Audit Services. Before KnR he served for 10 years as a Director, Head of Mazars, Athens – Greece Governance, Risk & Internal Audit Services. Before join Mazars he served as a Senior Manager within the Internal Audit Services department of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Athens – Greece responsible for the Financial Services (mainly banking) Internal Audit Assurance & Consulting Services for more than ten years. He was involved in Governance, Risk & Internal Audit related assignments in more than 200 organizations the last 22 years in all industries.

In 2005, he received the Michael J. Barett award by the International Institute of Internal Auditors, while in April 2006 he received a PhD Colloquium award (Cass Business School) for distinctive performance by the IIA-Italy. He was nominated for several other awards for his academic performance and professional work.

Elisavet Kapelanou-Alexandri, daughter of Spyros, Audit Committee Member - Independent Non-Executive Board Vice Chairwoman

Ε. Καπελάνου

Elisavet Kapelanou – Alexandri is a Supreme Court Lawyer, member of the Athens Bar Association, Reg. No. 10366.      

From the acquisition of the status of the lawyer (1983) until today, being a lawyer at the Supreme Court, she practices the profession of the lawyer (trial lawyer) - in parallel with her activity as legal advisor in Greek commercial companies.

She has been a legal advisor to many companies of all kinds, but mainly societes anonymes, listed and non-listed which, she has also represented before the Greek Courts, at a case by case basis.

She was external cooperator of the "AUXILIARY FUND " (January 1997 - December 2002) and Legal Advisor of the Panhellenic Federation of Publishers - Booksellers (POEB) (January 1993 – June 2002). In this capacity, she actively participated in the creation of the National Book Center (EKEVI), in the year 1994, aiming at the strengthening and promoting of books in Greece.

She was external cooperator of the National Bank of Greece in real estate cases and as its legal representative in many of its court cases (January 1992 – May 1996).

Mrs. Kapelanou – Alexandri holds a Law degree from the University of Athens Law School and speaks English and Italian.


Konstantinos Kontochristopoulos, son of Anastasios, Audit Committee Member - Independent Third-Party Member


Konstantinos Kontochristopoulos is a Finance professional and was born in 1977 in Athens. After completing his studies in Finance and Accounting at the American College of Greece, he went on to postgraduate studies at Brunel University in London in Finance and Investment, while he also holds an Executive MBA from the University of Kent. He has served for a number of years, i.e. from 2004 to 2010, as the Deputy Executive Director at LOULIS MILLS S.A. in Greece and Bulgaria, Finance Director at SCHUR FLEXIBLES ABR S.A. member of the Austrian Group SCHUR FLEXIBLES GROUP, Finance Director at DUNAPACK VIOKYT PACKAGING SA member of the Austrian PRINZHORN GROUP, where he was also a Member of the Board of the ASSOCIATION OF INDUSTRIES OF THESSALY AND CENTRAL GREECE, while, at present it is Group Controller of the Austrian Group SCHUR FLEXIBLES GROUP with 24 factories in 11 European countries.