BBoard of Directors

Petros Tzannetakis

Vice-Chairman, Non-Executive Member


Having over 34 years of experience in the private sector, Mr. Petros Tzannetakis holds the positions of Deputy Managing Director and CFO in Motor Oil Group of Companies.

His career commenced in 1986, in Motor Oil, as Senior Financial Analyst.

In 1991 he assumed the position of Chief Financial Officer and in 2005 of Deputy Managing Director of Motor Oil Group of Companies. He is Member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Management Committee of the Group.

He leads all Corporate, Financial, Treasury, Banking and Investor Relations functions and participates in all corporate decisions beyond finance. Milestones include the IPO of Motor Oil (Hellas) during 1999 – 2001, the introduction of the Group to the Greek, European and US Investment community, the Placement of Motor Oil (Hellas) shares, doubling the Free Float of the company, attracting foreign institutional investors in September 2005 when Saudi Aramco sold its holding.

He is a Member of the Board of Directors of all the Motor Oil (Hellas) Corinth Refineries S.A. subsidiaries (Avin Oil Industrial Commercial & Maritime Oil Company S.A., Motor Oil Holdings LTD, Coral SA (former Shell Hellas SA), Coral Gas S.A., LPC S.A., Petroventure Holdings Limited).

He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors Korn Ferry International S.A. (Greece).

He served as Member of the Board of Directors of M.J. Maillis Group S.A. (packaging company), Incadea Group GmBH (Automotive retail solutions) and Olympic DDB Holding S.A. (Advertising Company).

Mr. Tzannetakis holds a BA degree in Economics from the University of Surrey (UK) and an MA Degree in European Union Economics from the University of Sussex (UK). He acquired his PhD in Regional Economics, specialising in the interaction between Industry and Government policies, at the University of Sussex.