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MEMBERS OF THE

Board of Directors

Panagiotis Bitros
Chairman

Mr. Bitros has been managing the family business of trading in steel products since 1960, which he developed into the Business Group of BITROS HOLDINGS SA. He has been a member of the Board. of PIRAEUS Bank and ETVA. In parallel with his business activity, he developed a remarkable activity in the field of employers' trade unionism, financing for a number of years a Member of the Board. of S.E.V. and President of the Piraeus Chamber of Commerce and the Hellenic Chamber of Commerce. Today he holds the positions of Chairman of the Board. of BITROS HOLDINGS and the President of the Association of Importers / Exporters of Steel Products. He has been the Non-Executive Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors since December 2020.

Victor Pisante
Vice Chairman

Mr. Pisante holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and International Relations from Brown University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the New York University Graduate School of Business Administration. Mr. Pisante co-founded Bluehouse in 2004 , is primarily responsible for establishing Bluehouse’s investment strategy, finance and operations. Prior to founding Bluehouse, Mr. Pisante was a Founder and Managing Director of the Telesis Group of companies, a leading independent investment banking, asset management and brokerage group in Greece. After the merger of Telesis with EFG Eurobank S.A., Mr. Pisante was appointed Chief Executive Officer of EFG Telesis Finance S.A. and General Manager of EFG Eurobank S.A. and was elected a member of its Executive Committee. Prior to founding Telesis, Mr. Pisante worked as an associate in the M&A and corporate finance departments of Bear Stearns in New York. He has been a Νon-Executive Μember of the Company’s Board of Directors since December 2020.

Antonis Karadeloglou
CEO and Executive Member of the Board

Chemist, graduated from the University of Patra and worked for Viohalco Group Companies since 1985. He joined SIDMA in 2010 into the position of Group Commercial Director. In January 2013 he took over the position of General Manager and since May 2020 he holds the position of CEO of SIDMA STEEL SA. From October 2023 he assumed the General Management of SIDENOR and Steel Group, as well. 

Nikolaos Mariou
Executive Member of the Board

Chemist, graduate of the University of Athens and holder of a master's degree in Biochemical Engineering from University College London and an MBA from Imperial College London. Before joining the executive staff of SIDENOR SA, he was Area Sales Manager at VIORYL SA, Category Marketing Manager at COLGATE PALMOLIVE HELLAS, Marketing & Export Manager at P.D. PAPOUTSANIS SA and Deputy General Manager at APIVITA SA. Mr. Mariou has been the Commercial Director of SIDENOR SA since 2004, in 2007 he assumed the position of General Manager and from the beginning of September 2021, he assumed the position of Head of Strategy and Development of the VIOHALCO Group companies.

Stavros Gatopoulos
Non-Executive Member of the Board

Graduate in the Law School of the University of Athens. He was an Advisor to the Mayor of Agia Paraskevi as well as Director of the Association of Commercial Associations of Greece. Since 1992 he holds senior management positions in the companies of the BITROS HOLDING S.A. He has been a Non-Executive Member of the Company’s Board of Directors since December 2020.

Michael Samonas
Executive Member of the Board

BSc graduate in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brooks University (U.K) as well as a BSc in Physics from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He also holds an MBA from University of LaVerne and a PhD from the Electronic and Electrical Engineering Department of the University of Surrey (U.K.). He is certified by the Professional Association of Chartered Accountants of England (ACCA). He has been working in the Company since 2004 holding the position of Group CFO. He is an executive member of the Company's Board of Directors since May 2020.

Panagiotis Konstantinou
Non-Executive Member of the Board

Certified Mechanical Engineer of NTUA and holder of postgraduate degrees (MSc) in Automation Systems (NTUA) and Applied Economics from the Athens University of Economics and Business, as well as studies in Industrial Marketing at INSEAD in France. He belongs to the executive staff of SIDENOR SA since 2014 and today holds the position of Commercial Manager. He has been a Non-Executive Member of the Company’s Board of Directors from June 2021.

Efstathia Salaka
Independent Non-Executive Member of the Board
 
Vasileia Manoli
Independent Non-Executive Member of the Board

Graduate (B.Sc) in Accounting and Finance from the American College of Greece and holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) in Financial Services from Alba Graduate Business School. She has 27 years of experience in the private sector in positions of responsibility. She was a Financial Advisor - in the Strategy / Business Development Department of ING Hellas from 1998 until 2005. From 2005 until today she belongs to the executive staff of Eurobank SA.

Sotirios Vardaramatos
Independent Non-Executive Member of the Boar

Graduate of the Department of Economics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has been practicing the auditing profession since 1984 and particularly, as a member of the Board of Chartered Accountants (SOL) from 1984 to 1992 and of the Board of Chartered Accountants (SOEL) from 1993 until today. Since 1996, with the rank of Certified Public Accountant, he has been active professionally in the Auditing Company "SOL SA". in which he is also a shareholder. During his long career as Certified Public Accountant, he was elected, as a regular auditor, by a significant number of companies, listed and unlisted, to audit their annual financial statements and to issue tax compliance audit reports. He also dealt with special audits for the listing of companies on the Athens Stock Exchange, business appraisals and special management audits. Last, but not least, he has long experience in the issues of mergers and acquisitions.