Mihalis Boutaris serves as an independent Director of the Company, as a member of our Audit Committee, and as a member of our Compensation Committee as of the 2022 annual meeting of shareholders. He is the founder and director of Athroa Innovations, an early-stage investor & operator of ventures tackling human & planetary health challenges. He has served as an advisor to the National Centre of Scientific Research “Demokritos” having a track record of cross-border partnerships to bring to market novel technologies including an eco-friendly biopesticide, a small hydroelectric power plant, and the first concentrated solar power plant in Greece. Mr. Boutaris is a fifth-generation winemaker and Vice-President of Kir-Yianni with wine apprenticeships in California, Chile, and France. Based in Shanghai, he established Domaine XiGu, one of the pioneering wineries in China producing fine wine, while developing an exports network for Greek wine in Asia Pacific. He began his career at the Boston Consulting Group after graduating with a BA in philosophy from Harvard and a MSc in horticulture from UCDavis. He has served in the Greek Marine Corps and co-founded Arcturos, a prominent wildlife NGO.