PROPOSED NEW BOARD
Marios Kalochoritis is a director of the Bank of Cyprus. He is a financial executive with experience in investment banking, hedge fund management, private equity and wealth management. Kalochoritis currently serves as Head of Investments for a family office in Dubai. Previously, he spent five and half years in Cyprus where, as the Managing Director, he had set up and ran the operations and risk management of a global macro hedge fund. Kalochoritis has also served as Senior Vice President at Credit Suisse Bank in Zurich where he was head of business development for Central and Eastern Europe and Turkey. Between 2003 and 2006 he was the Chief Financial Officer for Amana Group in Dubai, a major regional construction group. Kalochoritis started his career at Enron in Houston where as a financial analyst and later an associate in the finance department he analysed and made investments in oil and gas, energy and other infrastructure opportunities around the world.
Kalochoritis holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BSc in Finance from Louisiana State University. Institute (Republic of Cyprus and Harvard School of Public Health). Spanos also served on other boards, such as Heineken-Lanitis Cyprus Ltd (2005-2007), Lumiere TV Public Ltd (2000-2012), A. Petsas & Sons Public Ltd (20002007) and CypriaLife Insurance Ltd (1995-2000). He was appointed to the Central Bank of Cyprus board in May 2013, of which he is a former director.
Spanos holds a Master’s degree in economics from North Carolina State University.
Ioannis Zographakis currently serves as Chairman of the Bank of Cyprus Audit Committee and a senior executive with a broad and diverse international experience in the banking industry.
He has worked for Citibank for over 20 years, in the USA, UK and Greece in numerous capacities. Zographakis previously served as CEO of Student Loan Corporation, a Citigroup subsidiary and a New York Stock Exchange traded company. Currently, he lives in Cyprus where he consults on financial services.
He has been a director for Tiresias (Greek Credit Bureau) and the secretary of the Audit Committee, a director and member of the Audit Committee for Diners Club Greece, the Vice-Chairman of the Citi Insurance Brokerage in Greece and the Chairman of the Investments and Insurance Supervisory Committee in Citibank Greece.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Imperial College in London and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University in the USA.