February 3rd, 2011
Royal Olympic Athens Hotel
28-34 Athanasiou Diakou Str.
117 43, Athens, Greece

 organized by
Financial Academy
& Archetype

The 1st Pan European
Corporate Culture or State Coercion?"

Speakers of Panels Coordinators of Panels
Antonopoulos Constantinos
Dr. Bernhard J. Bo
Christodoulakis George, Ph.D.
Ligné Sigrid
Spanoudakis Ioannis, Ph.D.
Stickler Friedrich, DIPL.-ING.
Theodorides Stephanos
Wardle Heather
Xidos John
Yannouli Despina
Demos Nick, Ph.D.
Kalampoka Melina
Mandravelis Vangelis
Ntili Aglaia

Antonopoulos Constantinos
Chief Executive Officer, INTRALOT Group
Constantinos Antonopoulos is a founding member and shareholder of the INTRALOT Group. In 1992, the year that the company was established, he assumed his current position as Chief Executive Officer.

He launched his career by joining major Greek industrial enterprises, such as the Hellenic and Eleusis Shipyards and held a succession of expert positions at the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Industry of Greece. In 1989 he entered INTRACOM Group.
Constantinos Antonopoulos has been honored with numerous distinctions; among others he has entered the “Lottery industry Hall of Fame”, as one of the most important professionals in the lottery industry, while he has been named “Manager of the Year”, as well as the “Best Innovative Manager” and the “Best Global Oriented Manager”.

As an active member of the business community, Constantinos Antonopoulos chairs and participates in a number of associations. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Federation of Greek Industries (SEV) and participates in Foreign Affairs Executive Committee of the Federation (SEV International).

Born in the city of Patras, Constantinos Antonopoulos graduated in 1976 from the National Technical University of Athens with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He continued his studies at the University of Manchester (UMIST), England and received a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Systems Reliability. He is married and father of three children.
How can a CEO of a worldwide Gaming company infuse and lead the market in Social Responsibility Issues?
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Dr. Bernhard J. Bo
Director of Gambling Research at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas-International Gaming Institute, USA.
Dr. Bernhard J. Bo is an associate professor of sociology and hotel management at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he also holds the title of Director of Gambling Research at the university's International Gaming Institute.
Dr. Bernhard edits UNLV Gaming Research and Review, a peer-reviewed academic journal that focuses on building research bridges between the social sciences and the business sciences.
The Global Responsible Gaming Scan
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Christodoulakis George, Ph.D.
Special Secretariat for Asset Privatization, Ministry of Finance, Greece.
George Christodoulakis was born in 1968 in Chania, Crete. He is an Associate Professor of Finance at Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. He holds a PhD and MSc in Quantitative Finance from the Birkbeck College, University of London, as well as a MSc and BSc in Economics and Econometrics from the Athens University of Economics and Business.
His expertise concerns quantitative analysis, forecasting and pricing of financial risk as well as systemic financial stability and regulation. He was formerly employed as an Advisor to the Bank of Greece as well as an academic at Cass Business School of City University, London and the University of Exeter, UK.
His research work has been published in leading international refereed journals.
A Prudential view of Gaming and Social Responsibility
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Demos Nick, Ph.D.
Partner Archetype
Nick Demos is a corporate communications and equity capital markets specialist.

Dr. Demos has been a financial communication and reporting practitioner for over 20 years. He has held the position of Group Manager - Investor Relations at several listed companies, including Hellenic Telecom (OTE), Antenna Media Group (USA), Technical Olympic (USA and Greece), Hazioannou-Sprider (Greece and UK), and capital markets consultant for many European, Canadian and American companies and banks.

Relevant experience:
At Hellenic Telecom in particular, following the 1996 IPO, Dr. Demos set up the IR function, assisted in the development of a set of best corporate governance practices and reports, established global media relationships for the Company, increased OTE’s sell and buy side analyst coverage sevenfold, organized numerous domestic and international roadshows, managed the Company’s LSE and NYSE listings projects as well as the transition to IFRS (IAS) and US-GAAP reporting.

Nick Demos is very familiar with the investor universe that buys Greek equities, having over the years met in one-on-one pro-active meetings and/or in group roadshows most of the institutional buyers of Greek stocks in Europe and North America. He has also raised strategic and financial capital for a number of listed Greek companies.

Dr. Demos is the author of a book entitled “Effective Corporate Communication and Voluntary Investor Relations” (2008). He has lectured at several academic institutions in Canada and the UK, including most recently at the Portsmouth Business School, University of Wales.

Nick Demos is a Greek and Canadian citizen. He holds a PhD degree from Heriot-Watt University, (Edinburgh), an MBA from York University, (Toronto) and a BA in business and economics from the University of Piraeus.
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Kalampoka Melina
Journalist, Naftemporiki Newspaper
She was born in Athens in 1972, she studied marketing and also journalism in Antennas’ school, at its opening year.
Since 1993 and until today she is working as editor of business and financial reporting, in "Nauteboriki" a financial newspaper.
She has also worked with lots of magazines (Liberis Editions, All Media Editions etc) and she has also made free reporting for Alpha TV.
She speaks English and Italian and she has as a main hobby the internet and technology.
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Ligné Sigrid
Secretary General of The European Gaming and Betting Association
Sigrid Ligné joined the European Gaming and Betting Association in March 2007 as Secretary General and spokesperson.
The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) is the industry body representing the leading online gaming and betting operators established, licensed and regulated within the EU. EGBA promotes the implementation of fair and competitive regulations for online gaming operators throughout Europe in line with EU law. Such regulations should be based on genuine public order and consumer protection concerns and be adapted to the cross-border nature of the online market.
Sigrid Ligné started her career working for the Legal Service of the Council of the EU and the European Commission. She then moved to consultancy. Over the last fifteen years she has been responsible for several Brussels-based and pan-European advocacy and communications campaigns, advising a wide range of corporations and trade associations.
Responsible gambling: challenges and opportunities for European online operators.
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Ntili Aglaia
Project and Partnerships Manager, Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE)
Aglaia Ntili is currently Partnerships Manager at the Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE), a leading advisory and training organisation promoting Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainable Development.
Aglaia holds an MBA from the Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, an MSc in Total Quality Management and Business Excellence from Stirling University, UK, and has a Degree in Business Administration from University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece. In addition, she is a Lead Auditor of ISO9001:2000 series of Standards from the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) and an EFQM Accredited European Excellence Assessor (The British Quality Foundation).
Aglaia has international experience in the fields of Sustainable Development, Environmental Management and implementation of Systems. Past experience includes working as Quality Manager/Knowledge Transfer Partner for NGOs (ADS-Addictions Dependencies Solutions) and Educational Ιnstitutions in the UK.
Currently she is focusing in CSR Strategy and Reporting, Training in Sustainability and Reporting Frameworks with CSE. Aglaia has run key projects from funding stream selection to application submission for municipalities, organisation and private companies, such as Athenian Brewery-member of the Ηeineken Group, Regency Casino, Gefyra SA. She is involved in diversified projects in sectors including NGOs, Education, Consultancy Services, Local authorities, Leisure sector, at a Greek and international level.
Aglaia is an assesor of the Corporate Responsibility Institute (CRI) assessing organisations under the National Corporate Responsibility Index. She is also a trainer with CSE, on GRI Reporting Standards, approved by GRI. Aglaia has also presented research at the British Academy of Management (BAM) conference and the Institute for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (ISBE) National Conference.
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Spanoudakis Ioannis, Ph.D.
Ioannis Spanoudakis was appointed as Chief Executive Officer & Member of the BoD of OPAP S.A. on December 30th, 2009.
Prior to joining OPAP S.A., he served as CEO and Vice Chairman of the BoD of NGP Plastic ABEE (2009) and A.G.PETZETAKIS GROUP (2006 – 2008).
In 2001 he was appointed CEO & Member of the BoD of the ATHENS 2004 Organizing Committee responsible for the preparations of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.
Mr. Ioannis Spanoudakis has worked for 17 years with The Dow Chemical Company, one of the world’s largest producer of chemicals and plastic materials. From 1985 to 1996, he held various high level positions in sales, marketing and business operations. From 1996 to 2001 he was the Global Business Director of the company’s Global Polypropylene Division.
From 1983 to 1984 he held the position of Special Advisor at the Ministry of Research and Technology for the Plastic Industry.
Mr. Spanoudakis studied chemistry at the University of Athens (B.Sc) and holds a Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) in Material Sciences from the University of London.
He was born in Chania, Crete, and is married with three children. He is fluent in English and with a good command of German & French
How OPAP promotes the implementation of Responsible Gaming practices in all aspects of members' activities, and the activities of its agents.
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Stickler Friedrich, DIPL.-ING.
President of European State Lotteries & Toto Associations (EL)
• President European State Lotteries & Toto Associations (EL) 11/06/2009
• Board Member of Austrian Advertising Research Association 16/06/2009
• Chairman of the Board of win2day Ltd. 2008-present
• Coopted Member of UEFA Executiv-Committee 02/07-06/08
• Deputy-Managing Director of Austrian Lotteries Ltd. 10/2006
• Board Member of Austrian Olympic Committee 2005-2009
• Chairman UEFA Club Competition Committee 08/2002-02/2009
• President of Austrian Soccer Association 04/02-11/08
• Chief of the Trade Association of Casinos Austria and Lotteries of the
Austrian Chambers of Commerce 2002-present
• Chairman of the Board of the Austrian Sports Betting Company tipp3 07/2000-06/2008
• Member of the Executive Board of Omnimedia Werbeges.m.b.H. 1998-present
• Member of the Board of Österreichische Sporthilfe 1987-present
• Member of the Board of Directors of Austrian Lotteries Ltd. 1986-2006
• President of the European Football Pool (EFP) 1997-2002
• Member of the European State Lotteries & Toto Association
Executive Committees, former AELLE 1990-present
• Member of the Intertoto/WLA executive committee 1992-1999
• Project leader in preparation and implementation of lotto “6 from 45”
in Austria 1985-1986
• Head of the office of the Board of Casinos Austria AG 1984-1985
• Foreign Department Casinos Austria AG 1982-1984
The European Lotteries - Sustainable Contributions to Society in a Responsible Framework
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Theodorides Stephanos
CEO, Regency Entertainment SA
Mr Stephanos Theodorides is the CEO of Regency Entertainment group of companies. Regency is managing Regency Casino Mont Parnes, Regency Casino Thessaloniki and Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki Hotel & Conference Resort.

Regency Entertainment was acquired in 2006 by the leading private equity fund BC Partners. BC Partners since 1986 has invested in 74 companies globally with total enterprise value of €68bn. The acquisition of Regency Entertainment was at the range of €1bn.

Today the Regency group contributes to the Greek economy with more than €160m annually in taxes and other contributions whilst it employs more than 2,500 people. Simultaneously it offers quality and safe hospitality and entertainment to its guests and it gives back to the community through its social responsibility programs. For its financial performance, its leadership capabilities and its social responsibility agenda Regency has been awarded with the bronze CRI 2009 award and the golden World Quality Commitment Award 2010.

Prior to Regency Entertainment, Mr Theodorides was the CEO of Diageo South Eastern Europe, following a successful career as Managing Director in Greece, France and Turkey in the same corporation. Diageo is a world leader in alcoholic beverages and Greece has been one of its key success markets due to Mr Theodorides contribution.

Mr Theodorides has served as President and remains a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, and is also a member of the Managing Directors’ club. He is also a member of the board in 2 of the most successful FMCGs companies in Greece.
Social Responsibility Challenges for the Creation of a Sustainable Gaming Environment in Greece
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Wardle Heather
Research Director, National Centre for Social Research, UK
As a Research Director within the Health and Wellbeing Group, Heather's main interests lie in public health research.
She specialises in the areas of gambling research and tobacco control.
Currently Heather is Project Director of the British Gambling Prevalence Survey 2010, which will be assessing how gambling behaviour has changed in Britain in the last three years.
Heather also has a strong interest in methodological issues, in particular the effective design and implementation of web surveys.
Gambling behavior, policy and practice: perspectives from other jurisdictions
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Xidos John
President & CEO of Techlink Entertainment
John Xidos is the President and CEO of Techlink Entertainment Limited in Nova Scotia, Canada. A long-time entrepreneur in the gaming industry, Mr. Xidos founded Techlink as a turnkey gaming technology solutions provider in 1994. The company manufactures electronic gaming machines, central systems and responsible gaming tools and systems.
Techlink is an innovation company that is a recognized pioneer and leader in responsible gambling technology. It was the first in the world to launch real-time, personalized responsible gambling tools for video lottery terminals to allow players to set limits and track their spending. These world-first tools are now in operation in Canada.
In 2010, Techlink achieved the prestigious honour of being named the #1 fastest growing company in Atlantic Canada by a prominent business magazine. Techlink is also a recognized leader in the Gaming Standards Association (GSA).
How can the gaming industry best use technology to encourage responsible gambling?
This presentation will provide an overview of international best-practices in using technology to advance player protection and responsibility in the gambling industry. John Xidos, President and CEO of Techlink Entertainment, will highlight the innovative ways that technology is able to provide unprecedented levels of information to players so they have the tools they need to play responsibly.
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Yannouli Despina
Communication & Corporate Affairs Director, Regency Entertainment S.A.
Despina Yannouli started her career in Philip Morris in 1994 as International Marketing Trainee. Initially she was responsible for the markets of Greece and Israel, and then she supported new product launches in Belgium. After that she moved to the European HQ, in Lausanne, Switzerland and supported the marketing strategy development for Europe. In 1995 she returned to Greece and she undertook the position of Brand Manager. In 1999 she became Corporate Affairs Manager and was then responsible for the corporate image and the issues management of Philip Morris Hellas.

In July 2003 she moved to the leading alcoholic beverages company Diageo, as Corporate Affairs Director. In that role she was part of the team developing the corporate strategy, whilst she was responsible for the communication with internal and external stakeholders, the social responsibility projects of the company and the issues management regarding the commercial and regulatory environment of the alcoholic beverages market.

In February 2005 she was promoted to the position of Corporate Affairs Director, Diageo South Eastern Europe, and was in charge for 18 countries.

In March 2007 Despina moved to Regency Entertainment, Owner and Manager of Regency Casino Thessaloniki and Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Resort Thessaloniki, and also Manager of Regency Casino Mont Parnes.

Despina has been a founding member of the Hellenic Institute of Customer Service, the Greek Business Ethics Network EBEN GR, and the Corporate Social Responsibility Network CSR Greece.
Land based gaming operations & Social Responsibility.
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