Board of Directors


Α. Five (5) Executive members:

Evaggelos-Apostolos Vakakis - Chairman of the BoD 
Mr. Vakakis has been exercising the general management of the company since 1994 and is in charge of the company strategic development. He is a second-generation entrepreneur with extensive experience in the field. He studied business administration and financial management at the University of Warwick (United Kingdom). 
 
Ioannis Economou, Vice Chairman of the BoD 
Graduated from the Law School of the University of Athens he is a member of the Athens lawyer Association, with thirty years of experience in the field of commercial law, in particular in the field of business and all types of affairs issues, related to the daily operation of these (corporate law, securities law, banking, real estate, leases, contracts of any kind, labor, administrative and market regulation issues). Since 1995 he has been the legal adviser of the Company and its Vice Chairman.

Konstantina Demiri, CEO
She is Jumbo’s Accounting Department Manager since 2003. Her professional career is related to the accounting and tax field, serving for 20 years as Head of Accounting in a Group of companies related to retail market.
 
Evangelos Papaevangelou, Deputy Vice Chairman of the BoD 
Mr. Papaevangelou has extensive experience in the industry and has been a member of the Board of Directors of JUMBO since 1995. He holds a degree in Business Administration of the University of Piraeus. Mr. Papaevangelou has been the president of the Hellenic Toys Manufacturers and Traders Association since 1992. Since 2006, he has been a Member of the Board of Directors of Commercial and Industrial Chamber of Athens. Since 2006, he has been a Member of the Board of Directors of Retail Business Association of Greece. 
 
Sofia Vakaki – Εxecutive Μember 
She is a graduate of accounting and finance department of the University of San Diego and she holds an MS in Studies of Hospitality Industry at the University of New York. She was employed at Grant Thornton International LTD and since 2012 she was employed at Jumbo S.A. at the e-commerce department and has worked also as a Head of Merchandising Department been responsible for all the branches of the parent and subsidiary companies in Greece, Bulgaria, Romania and Cyprus.

Β. Three (3) independent non executive members:

Nikolaos Velissariou - Member of the BoD (Independent – Non-Executive Member)
Nikolaos Velissarios is a graduate of Athens College (1988) and holds BSc and MBA degrees from the University of Manchester. Since 1996, he was employed at Telesis Securities and later, till 2009, at Eurobank EFG Securities, where he was Senior Director and Private Clients Director. Since 2009, he has been co-founder of VAL Advisors Securities, the company rendering real estate management consulting services.

Georgios Katsaros – Member of the BoD (Independent – Non-Executive Member)

Mr. Katsaros is a graduate of the Department of Economics of the Law School of the University of Athens. He also holds Master degree in Industrial Economics from the University of Sussex (United Kingdom) and an MBA from INSEAD (France). His professional career is associated with the banking sector in Greece and abroad. Since 2003, he has been employed as a Management Consultant at EFG Eurobank Ergasias. He is independent –non executive member of the listed company “Sidma S.A” and at the company “Kronos S.A.”.

Tzigkos Fotios-Member of the BoD (Independent – Non-Executive Member)
Mr. Tzigkos is a graduate of the Athens University of Economics and Business, (1981). After a solid career of more than five years as a chief accounting and tax manager of a multinational company, Mr. Tzigkos co-founded a new Greek company focusing in Tax and Accounting Services, in 1988 (TZIGKOS I BANTRAS Accounting and Tax Consulting S.A.). Mr. Tzigkos maintains primary responsibility for accounting and tax services in the retail, financial and shipping industries and he specializes in consulting both private individuals and companies concerning tax legislation and compliance.


The functions and responsibilities of the Board are described in the effective Articles of Association.