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Board of directors

Board of directors

Board of directors

Coral Gas Commercial and Industrial Gas Company (Coral Gas S.A.) Board of Directors line-up is as follows:



Position on the Board

1. John V. Vardinoyannis


2. George Κ. Thomaidis


3. Panagiotis A. Charitopoulos

General Manager

4. Christodoulos D. Vasilakakis


5. Petros T. Tzannetakis


6. John N.Kosmadakis


7. Theofanis Chr. Voutsaras


 8. Konstantinos N. Thanopoulos


 9. Nikolaos A. Gkiokas




John V. Vardinoyannis, Chairman of the BoD. 
Born in 1962, he studied Economics at Vassar College. He is Executive Vice-Chairman of Motor Oil Hellas Board of Directors.


George Κ. Thomaidis, Vice-Chairman of the BoD. 
Born in 1957. He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Rice University, Houston, Texas. Since June 2010, when Coral S.A. was established, he served as General Manager, and since February 2017, he has been Executive Vice-Chairman of the BoD. He is also Vice-Chairman of the Boards of AVIN Oil S.A., Coral S.A. and LPC S.A.


Panagiotis A. Charitopoulos, General Manager. 
Born in 1964. He holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Hertfordshire (UK) and an MSc from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST-UK). He is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece. He joined the Shell Group in 1991 and has held a number of positions both in Greece and abroad. He is currently General Manager at Coral Gas S.A.


Christodoulos D. Vasilakakis, Member. 
Born in 1954, he is a graduate of the Department of Economics at the Graduate School of Industrial Studies of Thessaloniki (now the University of Macedonia). He was General Manager at Shell Gas during the period 2004-2010 and at Coral Gas S.A. from 2010 to 2014. Since December 2014, he has been General Manager at AVIN Oil S.A.


Petros T. Tzannetakis, Member. 
Born in 1955. He studied Economics at the University of Surrey (UK) and holds a Master’s Degree in European Union Economics from the University of Sussex (UK). He is Deputy Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer at Motor Oil Hellas, while also serving as Financial Advisor to the Vardinoyannis Group of Companies.


John Ν. Kosmadakis, Member. 
Born in 1952, he is a Chemical Engineering graduate of the National Technical University of Athens. He is Deputy Managing Director and General Manager of Marketing at Motor Oil Hellas.


Theofanis Chr. Voutsaras, Member.


Konstantinos N. Thanopoulos, Member.


Nikolaos A. Gkiokas