VIVARTIA Holding S.A. announced that Mr Nikitas Pothoulakis has been appointed as Vivartia Group COO as of 1.9.2001, replacing Mrs Maria Georgalou who is leaving the company. Mr Pothoulakis has had an exceptional track record over the last 21 years and has brought about excellent results in key positions as a financial executive. Until now, he has held the position of CFO and Deputy CEO of Sfakianakis Group where he played a key role in the Group’s successful restructuring. He holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Piraeus and an MBA from Warwick Business School.

Mr Artinos, CEO of Vivartia Group, stated:  “I would like to welcome Mr Pothoulakis into the Vivartia family and to wish him every success in his new and important duties. I am certain that his knowledge and experience garnered from his many professional achievements will contribute directly and decisively to Vivartia Group’s further growth.  At the same time I would like to thank Mrs Georgalou for her valuable contribution to the Group over all these years and to wish her every success in her next position.”