The Board of Directors of Play Communications S.A. (the “Company”) hereby reports that Mr. Georgios Xirouchakis has submitted his resignation from the office of class B director of the Board of Directors of the Company effective as of July 25th, 2018. Mr. Georgios Xirouchakis did not give reasons for his resignation.
Pursuant to articles 11.4.2 and 12.2 of the Articles of Association of the Company, Tollerton Investment Limited proposed the nominee – Mr. Rouben Bourlas, which was temporarily appointed by the remaining Board of Directors members until the next General Meeting of the Company, which shall resolve on its permanent appointment.
Mr. Rouben Bourlas, age 43, is a senior executive with broad international experience in retail and strategy. Mr. Rouben Bourlas started his career in strategy consulting in New York and then moved to London as Commercial Director at the easyGroup of Stelios Hajiioannou. Mr. Rouben Bourlas was CEO of Public retail stores until 2015 when he became the CEO of Westnet Distribution. Since February 2018 he is the CEO of Olympia Group. Mr. Rouben Bourlas holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University in New York, as well as an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston.