Maria Georgalou

Director, Independent Non-Executive Member, Member of the Audit Committee


Personal Data :

Nationality: Greek

Year of birth: 1960


Professional activity:

 Jan 2022 – Present: CHIPITA FOODS S.A. Position:  VICE CHAIRMAN – Member of the Board of Directors

Feb 2014 – Dec 2021: CHIPITA S.A. Position:  Deputy CEO – Member of the Board of Directors

Jan 2013 – Sept 2019: Dolphin Group (Argentina) Real Estate Investor

Sept 2011 – Jan 2014: DRY CLEANING SERVICES LTD. Master Franchisee of 5asec, the world leader in Dry Cleaning Services Worldwide. The geographical area covered was Romania, Greece. Serbia, Croatia, Skopje. Position: Co-Founder and Director

Nov 2004 – Aug 2011: DELTA HOLDING S.A. / VIVARTIA SA Leading Greek Company in the Food and quick Service Restaurant sectors, listed in The Athens Stock Exchange until Dec 2010 (annual turnover of ~ Euros 1,4 B) Position:  Group Chief Financial Officer (2007 to 2011) Business Development Director (2004 to 2007)

1995 – June 2004: EMPORIKI VENTURE CAPITAL S.A. (Greece) Venture Capital Company – 100% subsidiary of the Commercial Bank of Greece. Position:  Executive Director – Member of the Investment Committee

1990 – 1992: DE BENEDETTI GROUP OF COMPANIES Private Italian conglomerate active in Technology, Telecoms, Private Equity  Investments Positions: Cofirsa SA (Portugal) (company listed in the Lisbon Stock Exchange), Eurohellenic SA (Greece) : Financial Manager, Cofir SA (Spain) (company listed in the Madrid Stock Exchange): Financial Manager

1979 – 1989: GEORGALOS HNOS SA, AGROGEO SA AND AGROFABRIL SA Family business involved in candy manufacturing, grain exports, packaging materials and vegetable oil refining Position: Assistant internal auditor / administrative-accounts department


Academic Qualifications

Chartered Public Accountant (C.P.A)

Universidad de Belgrano – Buenos Aires - Argentina (specialized in Bankruptcy procedures

Secondary School: Michael Ham Memorial College (Valedictorian)


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