piraeus bank group


Iakovos G. Georganas

Mr. Iakovos Georganas is a Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Piraeus Bank and a member of the Audit Committee and the Board Members' Nomination Committee. He was Executive Vice Chairman of the Bank's BoD from January 1992 until May 2004.

He is also Non-Executive Chairman of the Hellenic Exchanges-Athens Stock Exchanges S.A. and the Hellenic Central Securities Depository S.A., as well as a Non-Executive Member of the BoD of Aegean Airlines and Hellenic Cables S.A. Mr. Georganas studied at the Graduate School of Economic and Commercial Sciences in Athens (Business Administration, 1955) and at Harvard Business School (Advanced Management Program, Spring 1979). In July 1958, he joined the Economic Development Financing Organization at the graduate staff entry level. This wholly state owned, for profit, long term-credit organization evolved into the Hellenic Industrial Development Bank (ETBAbank). In January 1991, after 33 years of service with ETBAbank, he left with the rank of First Deputy Governor and he was also a Governor of ETBAbank from 2002 to 2003.

Mr. Georganas was also Chairman of the Athens Exchange Clearing House (AthexClear) S.A., Vice Chairman and Member of the Capital Market Commission (January 1989 to January 1991), member of the executive committee of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Banks' Association, member of the Committee of Long-Term Credit Institutions of the European Community as well as member of the BoD of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises and the Institute of Economic and Industrial Research.