Login
Retail
Login
Corporate

The Board of Directors (BoD) of National Bank of Greece is composed of eminent members of the international business community and society. 

The Board of Directors of the Bank has been elected by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 26.07.2018, with a three-year term, i.e. through to the AGM of 2021, while the said AGM appointed five (5) out of a total of eleven (11) Board members as independent non-executive members, and three (3) as non-executive. On the same day, the Board of Directors convened and decided on its constitution into a body.

The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of the National Bank of Greece which was held on 31.07.2019, resolved upon the increase of the number of Board members by two (2), so that the total number of Board members shall be thirteen (13), and elected six (6) new Members, four (4) of which were appointed by the AGM as Independent Non–Executive Board members. On the same day, the Board of Directors convened and decided on its constitution into a body, in line with the law and the Bank's Articles of Association.

During the Board of Directors session held on 29.8.2019, the resignation of Mr. John McCormick from the position of Independent Non-Executive Board Member was announced. 

The current composition of the Board of Directors of the Bank is the following:

Mr. Costas Michaelides was appointed Chair of the BoD (non-executive), Mrs. Aikaterini Beritsi was appointed Vice-Chair of the BoD (non-executive), Mr. Paul Mylonas was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Dimitrios Kapotopoulos and Mrs. Christina Theofilidi, were appointed as Executive Members. Furthermore, Independent Non-Executive Members of the BoD are the following: Mr. Gikas Hardouvelis - Senior Independent Director, Mr. Claude Piret, Mr. Andrew McIntyre, Mr. Avraam Gounaris, Mr. Wietze Reehoorn, Mrs. Elena Ana Cernat and Mr. Periklis Drougkas as representative of the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund.

In 2018 the BoD convened 23 times.

In 2018 the Board's Committees convened a total of 64 times.

The current composition of the Bank's Board of Directors is as follows:

 

 

Chair of the Board (Non Executive)

Costas   Michaelides

Tenure Start Date:27/12/2017
Tenure End Date:2021
Nationality:Cypriot
Year of birth:1949
Member In Companies:No
CV

Mr. Costas Michaelides possesses excellent experience of over 30 years in international banking, having served in a number of prominent managerial positions in international credit and financial organisations. During the period 2013-2015 he served as Global Head of Strategic Change at UBS A.G., while from 2005 to 2013 he was Regional Chief Operating Officer at Credit Suisse A.G. Prior to that, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director and Head of European Finance, Administration and Operations, Managing Director at Credit Suisse First Boston (2000-2005), Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette U.K. (1999-2000) and Chief Financial Officer (1988-1994) and Chief Administrative Officer (1994-1999) at Merrill Lynch U.K. He has also been Treasurer at Salomon Brothers U.K. (1986-1988) and has served in various positions at ExxonMobil, including as Treasurer and as Financial Analyst.

Mr. Michaelides holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School, a Doctorate in Economics and International Affairs from the University of Denver, and a BA in Economics and Political Science from Ripon College.

 

​Vice Chair of the Board (Non Executive)

Aikaterini   Mperitsi

Tenure Start Date:31/07/2019
Tenure End Date:
Nationality:
Year of birth:
Member In Companies:No
CV

CEO (Executive Member) 

Pavlos   Mylonas

Chairman of the Executive Committee

Tenure Start Date:26/06/2014
Tenure End Date:2021
Nationality:Greek
Year of birth:1958
Member In Companies:No
CV

Pavlos Mylonas was appointed Chief Executive Officer of National Bank of Greece in July 2018. He joined NBG in 2000 and served, inter alia, as Deputy CEO, CRO and Head of Strategy.

He worked on the staff of the OECD from 1995 to 2000, and at the International Monetary Fund from 1987 to 1995. In the years 1985-1987, he was visiting Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics in Boston University.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics-Economics (Magna cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa) from Brown University, as well as a Master of Arts and a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University.

 

Executive Members 

Christina   Theofilidi

Member of the Executive Committee

Tenure Start Date:31/07/2019
Tenure End Date:
Nationality:Greek
Year of birth:
Member In Companies:No
CV

Mrs Christina Theofilidi was elected Executive Board Member in July 2019.

She was appointed was appointed Retail Banking General Manager and Member of the executice committee of NBG in December 2018. She started her career in the banking sector in 1988 working for Societe Generale. Following her MBA, she joined Citibank for six years, holding positions in Marketing and Branch Network. In 1997, she joined Eurobank and  held various senior positions in Retail Banking.

From Commercial Manager of Eurobank Cards SA, Assistant General Manager of International Activities and General Manager Risk of Eurobank Household Lending S.A. until 2013 when she became the Managing Director of the same subsidiary company. In 2014, she joined the newly founded Troubled Assets Group and held the position of Retail Remedial General Manager. Between September 2016 and December 2018 she served as Retail Products General Manager and Individual Banking General Division General Manager.

Mrs. Theofilidi was born in Athens in 1967 and holds an MBA Degree from INSEAD (European Institute of Business Management) and a Bachelor Degree with a double major in Economics and Psychology from Swarthmore College of Pennsylvania, USA.

 

Dimitrios   Kapotopoulos

Member of the Executive Committee

Tenure Start Date:24/01/2019
Tenure End Date:
Nationality:Greek
Year of birth:
Member In Companies:No
CV

​Dimitrios Kapotopoulos was elected Executive Member of the Board of Directors in January 2019.

He was appointed General Manager of the Corporate Banking Division of the National Bank of Greece in July 2015. He has under his supervision the Bank's Shipping Department and he has been appointed member of the Board of Directors of Ethniki Leasing.

D. Kapotopoulos joined NBG in 1978, initially at the Branch Network. From 1982 until 1992 he served as credit analyst and has played a constructive role in setting up the Large Corporate Division of NBG in 1993; he was appointed Deputy Director of the Division in May 2008. Since October 2010 he was Director of the Structured and International Finance Division of NBG. Since February 2014 he served as Assistant General Manager of Corporate Special Assets at National Bank of Greece.

D. Kapotopoulos holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and has attended several business seminars and workshops in finance and in banking operations.

He has been extensively involved in the fields of credit analysis, corporate banking and international credit.

 

Independent Non-Executive Members

Gikas   Hardouvelis (Senior Independent Director)

Tenure Start Date:31/07/2019
Tenure End Date:
Nationality:
Year of birth:
Member In Companies:No
CV

Claude   Piret

Tenure Start Date:02/11/2016
Tenure End Date:
Nationality:Belgian
Year of birth:1951
Member In Companies:1
CV

Mr. Claude Piret has been member of the Board of Directors of National Bank of Greece since November 2016. Mr Piret possesses extensive experience in the international financial sector, having a career of over 35 years in international banking institutions. He has served in high-ranking positions for a number of years at Dexia Group, and has extensive experience in audit and in the areas of risk management and management of non-performing loans.

Mr Piret holds a Diploma in Civil Engineering from The Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium) and a post-graduate degree in Management (Finance) from The Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) -Solvay Institute.

 

 

Avraam   Gounaris

Tenure Start Date:31/07/2019
Tenure End Date:
Nationality:
Year of birth:
Member In Companies:
CV

Andrew   McIntyre

Tenure Start Date:23/04/2018
Tenure End Date:
Nationality:British
Year of birth:1.956
Member In Companies:3
CV

​Mr. Andrew McIntyre possesses significant international experience in the banking sector, having served in various international financial organisations.

Mr. McIntyre serves as Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets plc, since 2017. He also serves as Chair of the Audit Committee at Hermes Property Unit Trust since 2017, Chair of the Audit Committee at Cavamont Holdings Limited since 2016, Non-Executive member and Chair of Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee at C.Hoare &Co since 2015 and a Trustee and Director of the Centre for Economic Policy research since 2014. Mr. McIntyre has also served as Chairman of the Board at Southern Housing Group from 2004 until 2013 and he was partner at Ernst & Young, where he had worked from 1988-2016 reaching up to Senior Partner in the UK Financial Services Assurance practice and having had a role in various business groups and client relationships.

Mr. McIntyre holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts from the University of Cambridge, UK, and he is a Chartered Accountant certified by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Wietze   Reehoorn

Tenure Start Date:31/07/2019
Tenure End Date:
Nationality:
Year of birth:
Member In Companies:
CV

Elena Ana   Cernat

Tenure Start Date:31/07/2019
Tenure End Date:
Nationality:
Year of birth:
Member In Companies:
CV

Representative of the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (Greek Law 3864/2010)

Periklis   Drougkas

Tenure Start Date:26/07/2018
Tenure End Date:2021
Nationality:Greek
Year of birth:1953
Member In Companies:No
CV

Secretary - Board of Directors

Panos   Dasmanoglou

Tenure Start Date:28/01/2014
Tenure End Date:
Nationality:Greek
Year of birth:1963
Member In Companies:No
CV

Panos Dasmanoglou, born 1963 in Athens, has been an executive at the National Bank of Greece since 1990. From July 2018 since July he has been Executive Member of the Board of Directors. In December 2016 he was appointed General Manager of Group Compliance and Corporate Governance. He is also member of the Executive Committee. In June 2015 he was appointed Assistant General Manager of Group Compliance and Corporate Governance, while previously, since September 2013 he served as Assistant General Manager of Group Compliance. In parallel, in January 2014 he was elected Secretary of the Bank's Board of Directors and of its Committees.

Since July 2009 he served as Director of the National Bank of Greece Group Compliance Division, where he was responsible for the Group's compliance with the legislative and regulatory framework. As part of the various executive-level positions he has assumed throughout his career as a lawyer at the National Bank of Greece Legal Services Division, he has handled significant matters relating to the integration of European banking legislation in the Bank's activities, domestic and international credit operations and M&A activity, thereby gaining substantial experience across a broad spectrum of banking operations.

For a number of years, he has been an active participant in the workings of the Hellenic Bank Association and the European Banking Federation, specifically in the committees on international banking issues, compliance, consumer issues, anti-money laundering, derivatives and repos. Further, he serves as member on the Board of the Hellenic Ombudsman for Banking-Investment Services as well as on the boards of directors of NBG Group companies, namely NBG Securities S.A., Ethniki Factors S.A. and Ethniki Asfalistiki.

Panos Dasmanoglou holds a law degree (LL.B) from the University of Athens Law School and a postgraduate degree (Lic.spec.) in European Law from the University of Brussels, while he has also studied banking management at INSEAD Graduate Business School. Additionally, he has received international certifications in the field of international financial law and Compliance in banking.