Board Member since 2017
Since 2001, Mr. Markos Papageorgiou has served as President and Managing Director of MABIZ SA, the sole feedstuff producing industry for Mink farms in Southeast Europe. He is also a shareholder in Bosman Mink Farm SA, which operates five mink farms in Greece, and Vendavel Energy SA, a company active in the development and operation of wind farms and alternative energy sources in Greece with a portfolio in excess of 100 Mw. Additionally, Mr. Papageorgiou has considerable interests in shipping as well as commercial and residential property management companies in Europe and North America. Through his membership on the Board of Directors of the Papageorgiou Foundation, a charitable institution with donations in excess of $30 million over the past 10 years, he continues his family’s tradition of philanthropy and social responsibility in the fields of health, education, and religion. Mr. Papageoriou is an alternate member of the Board of Directors of Papageorgiou Hospital of Thessaloniki, a member of several cultural associations, former president of the Siatista Gymnastics Club for 10 years, and has served as president of the Kozani Nautical Club since 1998. Mr. Papageorgiou received his B.A. in Business Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University.