Energean plc (LSE: ENOG, TASE: אנאג), the gas producer focused on the Mediterranean, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andreas Persianis as Independent Non-Executive Director.
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Mr. Persianis replaces David Bonnano, who has stood down from the board, and will also participate in the Audit & Risk Committee of Energean’s Board of Directors.
The change, along with the appointment of Ms. Kimberley Wood as Independent Non – Executive Director, took effect after the close of business on 26 July 2020 and is aligned with Energean’s strategy towards more independence and diversity, in accordance with the highest ESG standards, which have always been top priority for the Company. Furthermore, these changes are made in anticipation of the needs of the Company post the closing of the Edison E&P SpA acquisition, which was recently approved by Energean shareholders.
Karen Simon, Chairman, said:
"I look forward to working with Andreas and receiving his valuable input and knowledge of the Mediterranean region”.
Andreas Persianis, new Independent Non-Executive Director said:
“I am looking forward to serving on the Board of such a dynamic and growing company and contributing strategic analysis and financial markets expertise at an important juncture for the company”
Andreas Persianis - summary CV
Mr. Persianis was born in Nicosia in 1963 and is an experienced non-executive director with over 30 years’ international financial markets experience in central banking, asset management and Corporate Strategy.
He is currently the Managing Director of Fiduserve Asset Management in Cyprus, a regulated Alternative Investment Fund Management company that sets up and manages private funds for a diverse range of private and institutional clients.
Before that he was founder and Managing Director of Centaur Financial Services, a discretionary portfolio management company with presence in the UK and Cyprus. He has served as a Non-Executive Director at Central Bank of Cyprus (2014-2019) and on the Bank of Cyprus Board in 2013. He was recently elected to the board of Hellenic Bank (pending ECB approval) as an independent Non-Executive Director. He has also worked as a Senior Manager at Bain & Company (London), world’s largest strategy consulting firm with Boston, USA Headquarters.
Andreas Persianis holds an Electrical Engineering (Upper Second Class Honours) undergraduate degree from the University of Cambridge and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA, Major in Finance & Investment Banking) from the Wharton Business School.