Mihalis Boutaris

Mihalis Boutaris

Independent Non-Executive Director
Member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee

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 currently acts as an advisor to the National Centre of Scientific Research “Demokritos” and is an independent non-executive Director to the Board of Yalco, a public company listed on the Athens Stock Exchange. Mr. Boutaris serves as the Co-Founder and Vice-President of Kir-Yianni, a 5th-generation Greek winery, and he has worked in the wine industry of Greece, France, Chile, California, and China. Mr. Boutaris established XiYuan, a Chinese vineyard based in Shanghai, producing premium wine and a sustainable distribution network for Greek wines in the Asia Pacific region. Out of his passion for innovation, he has launched Athroa, a venture studio bringing to market deep-tech inventions including a novel eco-friendly biopesticide, a small hydroelectric power plant, and the first concentrated solar power plant in Greece. Mr. Boutaris began his independent career as a management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group from March 2006 to September 2007. He graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and holds a M.Sc. in horticulture from the University of California. He served in the Greek Marine Corps and co-founded Arcturos, a prominent wildlife NGO.