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Favored Business Partners Abbott Laboratories (Hellas) S.A. 512, Vouliagmenis Ave. Alimos, GR 17456 Telephone: +30 210 9985222 Fax: +30 210 9958360 Website: www.abbott.gr Contact Person: Angela Vernadaki, Effie Mataliotaki

Business Sectors Healthcare Company profile Abbott is a global, broad-based health care company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical products, including nutritionals, devices and diagnostics. The company employs nearly 90,000 people and markets its products in more than 130 countries. Abbott has been operating in Greece since 1947 and it employs more than 300 people in Athens, Thessaloniki and Koropi (distribution centre). Abbott also markets its products in Cyprus. Our products: • pharmaceutical products, • nutritional products for • diagnostic devices, children and adults, • diabetes care products, • molecular diagnostics.

In 2010 Abbott announces that it has completed the acquisition of Belgium-based Solvay Pharmaceuticals, providing Abbott with a large and complementary portfolio of pharmaceutical products and expanding Abbott's presence in key global emerging markets. Our company was ranked 3rd at the “Best Place to Work” Institute contest in Greece in 2010. Our Corporate Social Responsibility program works in three dimensions: the society, the environment and the scientific community. We support disease awareness programs and non-profit associations whose activities are related to health protection and prevention. We follow energy efficiency policies for the sustainable management of our environment. We strongly support the life long education of the medical community.

AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION OF ZAGORA IN PELIO 37001, Zagora, Pelio Telephone: 2426-0-22450 Fax: 2426-0-22950 E-mail: zagorin@otenet.gr Website: www.zagorin.gr Contact Person: Dionyssios Valassas

Business Sector Trading of Agricultural Products produced in Pelio (apples, pears, cherries, kiwis, chestnuts, olives)

Company profile The Agricultural Association of Zagora in Pelio is the major trading and development organization in Eastern Pelio, Greece, and was declared in 1982 as “pilot-association” according to the Ministry of Agriculture. Yet, its history is long. It was founded in 1916, being one of the first associations in Greece, as the Law on Associations was enacted in 1915. Apples are given the distinctive ZAGORIN title under an internationally registered trademark. In addition to apples, other agricultural products grown in the area, such as pears, kiwis, chestnuts, olives, cherries, as well as other variations of apples of exceptional quality, are traded.

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The quality of the renowned ZAGORIN apples is recognized by Greek consumers and the fame of the apples goes beyond Greek borders. Consumers in other European and Middle East markets enjoy this high quality product. ZAGORIN apples are considered to be one of the best varieties worldwide and this recognition became official in 1996 when the European Union included them in the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) category, given only to unique, high-quality products. 100% of our apples are produced according to the “Integrated Production” method, guaranteeing that they are free of fertilizer residues. ZAGORIN apples are certified from the official Greek organization AGROCERT regarding their cultivation method.


Favored Business Partners ALUMIL S.A. Kilkis Industrial Area, 61 100 Kilkis Telephone: +30 23410 79300 Fax: +30 23410 71988 E-mail: info@alumil.com Website: www.alumil.com Contact Person: Athanasios Hantes (Marketing Director)

Business Sectors Aluminium Industry Company profile Alumil S.A. is the largest privately-owned aluminium extrusion group in South-East Europe, in terms of production, distribution network and range of aluminium profile systems. It is among the top suppliers of branded aluminium systems for architectural use in Europe. Today, in South-eastern Europe Alumil is: Νο1 extruder for aluminium profile systems Νο1 in sales and distribution network Νο1 in exports Νο1 in growth Νο1 in investments

Νο1 in creating new jobs Νο1 in manufacturing facilities With more than 30 years of experience, Alumil is one of the most advanced companies globally in the design and production of aluminium extrusion products with state – of – the art production lines in all its factories. Alumil produces aluminium systems which are designed and developed in the Group’s Research & Development Department and then tested and certified by internationally accredited certification institutes and laboratories, such as Ift Rosenheim (Germany), A.A.M.A (USA), Instituto Jordano (Italy), EKANAL (Greece), etc.

AMERICAN BUREAU OF SHIPPING 6 Skouze str., 185 36, Piraeus Telephone: +30 210 4293215 Fax: +30 210 4293218 E-mail: dstroubakis@eagle.org Website: www.eagle.org Contact Person: Demetrios Stroubakis

Business Sectors CLASSIFICATION Company profile American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) from its foundation in 1862, promoting maritime safety has been the core commitment of ABS (American Bureau of Shipping). Today, we strive to be the most efficient provider of marine and offshore classification services. We are achieving that goal through the innovative thinking, enthusiasm and professionalism of our staff. At ABS, setting standards of excellence in marine and offshore classification is more than a motto - it is the way we conduct business. The mission of ABS is to serve the public interest as well as the needs of our clients by promoting the security of life, property and the natural environment primarily through the development and verification of standards for

the design, construction and operational maintenance of marine-related facilities. The responsibility of the classification society is to verify that marine vessels and offshore structures comply with Rules that the society has established for design, construction and periodic survey. ABS recognizes that the classification world is changing with more emphasis on complex structures, life cycle management, unified standards and safety equivalencies. At ABS, we are dedicated to providing leadership in the development of new technologies intended to improve the safety standards for the marine and offshore industries. American Bureau of Shipping has been servicing the Greek Market since 1956.

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Favored Business Partners ArION, a luxury collection Resort & spa 40 Apollonos Str., Vouliagmeni 16671 Telephone: 210 8902000 Fax: 210 8963154 E-mail: Astir.sales@starwoodhotels.com Website, www.arionresortathens.com, Contact Person: Markos Lambiris

Business Sector hotel industry Company profile ARION, A LUXURY COLLECTION RESORT & SPA The first world-class luxury and award winning hotel of the Astir Palace Resort honours a 40-year tradition of five-star hospitality and superior service. This prime location in the heart of the Athenian Riviera is just 25 kilometres from the international airport and the cosmopolitan city centre of Athens. The legendary beauty of Arion, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa reflects breathtaking views to the Saronic Gulf, elegant and sophisticated dĂŠcor in all rooms and suites, original paintings, private swimming pools and beaches, gourmet restaurants and unique modern luxuries at every turn. Guest rooms and suites delight the senses with creative touches.

The Arion offers superb service for the business guest beginning at reception with express check in and continuous throughout your stay. Arion Resort & Spa has eight meeting rooms and boardrooms. All the rooms are flooded with daylight and have lovely sea views and this inclusion of nature contrasts strongly with the state-ofthe-art technological equipment and support services that the centre features. Arion, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa is the favourite venue for Athens artistic elite, statesmen and International VIPs. It is the hotel of choice for celebrities and business people to reside in during their stay in Athens.

Athens Ledra Marriott Hotel 115 Syngrou Avenue, 117 45 Athens, Greece Telephone: 210 930 0000 Fax: 210 935 8603 E-mail: athensledra@marriott.com Website: www.athensmarriott.com Contact Person: Debbie Tremouli

Business Sector hotel industry Company profile: With a spectacular view overlooking the Acropolis, the Athens Ledra Marriott is just minutes from a visit to Plaka, Piraeus Port and the New Acropolis museum. Our hotels shuttle can take you to central Athens where you can stroll the winding streets of Plaka to the city's famous cafes and shops. Among hotels in Athens, we are the only to offer spacious double-double accommodations that include mini-bars, safes, individual climate controls, broadband Internet and luxury Marriott bedding. Enjoy great ameni-

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ties at our Athens hotel - take a dip and enjoy the Acropolis view from our seasonal rooftop pool, stay fit at our 24-hour fitness area, or relax with a cocktail while listening to live music in our on-site lounge. After meetings or sightseeing, enjoy a Mediterranean or Greek dinner at Zephyros Restaurant or indulge in Polynesian cuisine and fresh sushi at Kona Kai. When planning a business or social event, the Marriott hotel in Athens, Greece, creates magical moments indoors and on our rooftop terrace.


Favored Business Partners BIOVISTA Inc 34 Rodopoleos Street, Ellinikon, Athens 16777 Telephone: 210 9629848 Fax: 210 9647606 E-mail: info@biovista.com Website: www.biovista.com Contact Person: Dr. Andreas Persidis, CEO

Business Sector Biotechnology, Drug Repositioning, Adverse Event prediction services Company profile Biovista focuses on the repurposing (repositioning) of drugs in disease areas with unmet medical needs as well as the provision of related drug and target profiling services to the pharmaceutical industry. Biovista’s proprietary Clinical Outcomes Search Space (COSStm) technology platform allows the company to identify drug candidates for repurposing in a very sort period of time and with predictive success rates of the order of 70%. This platform is unique in that it exploits mechanism-ofaction based correlations to address not only the efficacy but also the potential toxicity aspects of any drug candidate. To date, the company has successfully repurposed com-

pounds in multiple sclerosis in epilepsy, glyoblastoma and melanoma. The compounds have shown positive and statistically significant results in the industry standard animal models of these diseases. Biovista’s collaborators include the FDA, large pharma and biotech companies such as Pfizer and BiogenIdec as well as academic and government organizations in Europe, N. America and Asia. With a presence in the US (Charlottesville, VA) and in Europe (Athens, Greece) Biovista is interested in collaborating with third parties on the development of new uses for compounds, the prediction of AE profiles of drugs as well as biomarker identification in a multitude of disease areas.

Black & Decker 7 Stravonos str., Glyfada, Greece Telephone: 2108981616 Fax: 2108983570 E-mail: info@blackdecker.com Website: www.blackanddecker.gr Contact Person:Thomas Marielle

Business Sectors producer of power tools and accessories Company profile The company is the world’s largest producer of power tools and accessories. It’s household products business is the U.S. leader and among global competitors in the small household appliance industry.Today, Black & Decker® is a global marketer and manufacturer of quality products used

in and around the home and for commercial applications. With products marketed in over 100 countries and approximately half of its revenues from outside the United States, Black & Decker®'s product lines hold leading market share positions in their industries.

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Favored Business Partners Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda P.O. Box 38, Elounda 72053, Crete Telephone: +30 28410 65500 Fax: +30 28410 89712 E-mail: marketing@sbokoshotels.gr Website: www.bluepalace.gr Contact Person: Agapi Sbokou

Business Sectors Hospitality Industry Company profile Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda is the flagship property of the family run company Sbokos Hotel Group. Since 1976, we have created properties with one-of-a-kind ambiance and style and emphasis on personable service. Most of them are located in Crete, one of the largest and southernmost islands in the Mediterranean. Each Hotel and Resort is designed to enhance a different vacation experience. Blue Palace is located in the prestigious area of Elounda and a member of The Luxury Collection of Starwood Hotels and Resorts. Our uncompromised dedication to exceptional service, tradition of authentic Cretan Hospitality and our commit-

ment to ecological responsiveness exceed our guests’ expectations. As part of our company culture, our well trained staff serves our guests with warm, friendly and personalized service, creating memorable experiences as well as loyal, returning guests. The highest quality of service sets apart each and every of these experiences. At Sbokos Hotel Group our mission statement is: “To operate our hotels and resorts with an uncompromised commitment to personable service and quality of standards. When we enjoy a high rate of return guests, we successfully fulfill our ultimate obligation to the tradition of authentic Cretan Hospitality.”

BOUTARI 20th klm Marathonos Avenue, GR19009 Pikermi Attica Greece Telephone: +30 210 6605200 Fax: +30 210 6039852 E-mail: info@boutari.gr Website: www.boutari.gr Contact Person: Sophia Apostolaki

Business Sector Wine Company profile Boutari was established in 1879 by John Boutari. Boutari’s goal is to produce wines that cover the full spectrum of the contemporary consumer’s needs, at an optimum price / quality relationship. It produces 47 brands and exports to 45 countries. Boutari is the leading Greek wine brand. One of the company’s strongest competitive advantages is that it is the only winemaker in Greece that owns wineries and vineyards in six top viticultural regions of Greece (Naoussa, Goumenissa, Attika, Peloponnese, Santorini, Crete) and one in France. In order to achieve its goal it invests heavily on Research and Development

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on both viticulture and winemaking techniques. Boutari satisfies the standards of ISO 9001, ISO 9002, IFS AUDIT and HACCP system. During the last 10 years it has won over 280 awards in important international competitions and tastings. Boutari is the only Greek winery in the Hall of Fame, of the highly acclaimed American magazine “Wine & Spirits” and the only Greek winery that has won the distinction of “European Winery of the Year” from Wine Enthusiast another much acclaimed American wine magazine. Boutari is a subsidiary of Boutari Holding S.A. that is listed in the Athens Stock Exchange.


Favored Business Partners BRINK’S HELLAS 52 Koritsas str. Athens, 10447, Greece Telephone: 210 34 84 000 Fax: 210 34 28 200 E-mail: info.athens@brinkshellas.gr Website: www.brinkshellas.gr Contact Person: Ioanna Karahaliou

Business Sectors SECURITY SERVICES PROVISION Company profile Brink's Hellas is currently a prominent player in the Greek security services market and with the diversified operation of its member companies, each one specialized in its own field, offers Total Security Services. It operates directly in the Guarding, Patrolling and Alarm and Monitoring services, in Aviation Security Services and in Cash Management Services. Brink's Hellas serves the local economy through a global perspective. The extensive know-how and professionalism, together with our insurance coverage, are mirrored in our day-to-day operations. The company has operations all over Greece with an extended branch network and more than 2,300 licensed, trained security officers providing quality security services to more than 3,000 sites and major customers.

Brink's Hellas overall customer base is very diverse, ranging from airline companies to banking institutions, to industrial and commercial facilities, to various governmental entities and organizations and premium local and multinational financial institutions. Cash Management Services include Transportation with Armored Vehicles of valuables such as banknotes, precious metals etc., ATM Management & Maintenance, Cash Processing Services and Safe Storage in our premises that provide the most advanced security surveillance and protection on a 24-hour basis. Brink's Hellas, is officially holding a key rank position in the Brink’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regional scheme and development.

Celebrity International Movers, SA 102 Kapodistriou Ave., N. Ionia 142 35 Athens, Greece Telephone: 210 272 0106 Fax: 210 272 0105 E-mail: contact@celebrity.gr Website: www.celebrity.gr Contact Person: Kathy Chrisovergis, Managing Director; Marissa Tejada Benekos, Marketing and Public Relations

Business Sector INTERNATIONAL FORWARDING, LOGISTICS, MOVING and RELOCATION Company profile Celebrity International Movers SA specializes in a wide range of moving and relocation services. Founded by Greek American, Kathy Chrisovergis in 1986, Celebrity built its excellent reputation over the past 25 years on customised service. Embassies, museums, multi-national corporations and families can attest to Celebrity’s care and professionalism. Celebrity employs trained full-time packers, multi-lingual office staff, van operators, brokers and agents. Besides international, national and local home and office moving Celebrity is trained in providing storage and island, fine art, pet and exhibition moving. Celebrity’s relocation experts coordinate destination services including home and school search. Holding top accreditations in the industry, Celebrity con-

tinues to meet strict association standards for the following: • F.I.D.I.: Association of International Household Removal Companies • I.A.M.: International Association of Movers • B.A.R.: The British Association of Removers • ONE GROUP: A pan European removal and relocation quality services organization • I.F.F.A.G.&L.: International Association of Freight Forwarders and Logistics of Greece Celebrity successfully attained its quality assurance certification ISO 9001: 2000 by Lloyd’s Register of Quality Assurance and acquired FAIMISO Certification for quality standards by CAO Gemini Ernst & Young S.A. Celebrity is the only Greek company selected for the prestigious One Group association of European movers.

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Favored Business Partners Chartis Greece Kifissias 119, Maroussi, 15124 Telephone: 210-8127600 Fax: 210-6124295 E-mail: domna.anastasiadou@chartisinsurance.com Website: www.chartisinsurance.gr Contact Person: Domna Anastasiadou, Marketing & Sales Administration Manager

Business Sector insurance Company profile A worldwide leader Chartis is a world leader in insurance, with 90 years of proven experience and customer service. Our fundamental strength lies in our 40,000 employees, who combine global reach with the ability to serve clients in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. We focus on commercial and personal insurance, with over 500 innovative products and services that are backed by our superior financial strength. As a result, more than 45 million clients around the world rely on us to meet their unique insurance needs. Products & Services Through its Personal Solutions Division it offers a com-

prehensive suit of sophisticated personal insurance products matched with top-class 24x7 claims support Private Client Group is a totally new concept of unique product and services addressing the needs of high-networth and ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families. Chartis Greece's Business Solutions Division provides state-of-the-art commercial insurance products and services to the full spectrum of mid-sized and major private enterprises as well as public sector organizations, covering their local and international exposures. Smart Business Solutions offer a full suit of multi-line, modular products especially customized for over 400 SME business categories.

DEREE-The American College of Greece 6 Gravias Street, 153 42 Aghia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece Telephone: 210 600 9800 E-mail: admissions@acg.edu Website: www.acg.edu

Business Sector Education Company profile Founded in 1875, DEREE-The American College of Greece is an independent, non-profit educational institution, accredited by The New England Association of Schools and Colleges and licensed as a KEME (Center of Post Lyceum Education) by the Greek state. DEREE offers the finest American tradition of higher education in an international setting. Its campus located in Aghia Paraskevi offers modern classrooms, an expansive library, and Olympic-quality athletic facilities. In addition, DEREE has a convenient Downtown Campus in the heart of Athens. Today it offers 21 undergraduate degrees in the liberal

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arts and sciences and in business administration, as well as eight graduate degrees and five graduate certificates. DEREE also offers a comprehensive program of professional and continuing education curricula that create lifelong learning opportunities. Moreover, DEREE’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies launched a comprehensive series of training programs leading to internationally recognized professional titles/ certifications. The American College of Greece has over 3,500 students and 33,000 alumni. For more information about DEREE’s programs you can visit: www.acg.edu


Favored Business Partners ERNST & YOUNG 11th Km Athens – Lamia, 144 51 Metamorfosi, Athens, Greece Telephone: 210 2886.000 Fax: 210 2886 905 Website: www.ey.com

Business Sector Assurance, Tax, Transaction and Advisory services Company profile Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 141,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential. Ernst & Young has been operating in Greece since 1926. It is a leading firm in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Ernst & Young Greece assists its clients that range from private individuals and entrepreneurial businesses to major public companies and large multinationals, to anticipate, define and deal with issues that are critical to

their success. The firm has the knowledge, technology and creativity expected in a trusted business advisor. Ernst & Young Greece has offices in Athens and Thessaloniki, is part of Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) and one of the 19 countries that comprise the Central & Southeast Europe (CSE) Sub-Area. This enables and facilitates our experienced professionals to use and implement our global proven methodologies and extensive resources so as to offer quality and seamless services to our domestic clients as well as to clients that operate cross country. For more information, please visit www.ey.com.

EUROBANK EFG PROPERTY SERVICES S.A. 6 Siniosoglou Str., Building D, 3rd floor, GR 142 54, N. Ionia, Greece Telephone: +30 210 3523425 Fax: +30 210 3523410 E-mail: eurobankpropertyservices@eurobank.gr Website: http://en.eurobankpropertyservices.gr Contact Person: Panagiotis Mavraganis

Business Sector SUBSIDIARY OF EUROBANK EFG GROUP, A LEADING COMPANY IN THE PROVISION OF REAL ESTATE RELATED SERVICES IN GREECE, ROMANIA, BULGARIA, SERBIA, POLAND AND UKRAINE.

Company profile: Eurobank EFG Property Services is active in the following fields: • Real Estate Advisory: A wide range of advisory services related to the exploitation and management of real estate asset of our customers, both corporate and private individuals. • Appraisals: The valuation sector possesses a vast experience and provides integrated services not only to Eurobank EFG but also to third party customers. • Brokerage: Provides integrated services covering the entire real estate market. Focusing on the quality of services provided, with a large team of specially selected professionals and outstanding efficiency.

• Market Research: Is closely monitoring the property market in Greece as well as in SE Europe. • Corporate Real Estate: Strategic planning for the management of real estate asset, with the aim of covering in the best possible way a company's operational requirements. • Property & Facilities Management: Provides integrated management services, through its specialized team of architects, mechanical, civil and surveyor engineers. • Real Estate Asset Management: Identification, creation and investment management services to suit the specific requirements of our clients. • Technical Advisory Services: With its specialized team, provides complete project management solutions.

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Favored Business Partners EYDAP S.A. 156, Oropou, 11146 Athens, Greece Telephone: +30 210 214 4444 Fax: +30 210 214 4159 E-mail: grammateia@eydap.gr Website: www.eydap.gr

Business Sectors ATHENS WATER SUPPLY AND SEWERAGE COMPANY Company profile The Athens Water Supply and Sewerage Company, EYDAP S.A. was founded in 1980 out of the merger of the Anonymous Greek Water Company of Athens, Piraeus and the environs (E.E.Y.) and the Sewerage Organization of the Capital (OAP). EYDAP covers the daily needs for water supply and sewerage of approximately 4,500,000 residents in the wider region of Attica. The Company’s jurisdiction area covers the administrative boundaries of 86 municipalities and communities. There are also Municipalities, Communities and Settlements which are outside the Company’s jurisdiction area, but are covered by EYDAP through bulk water supplies accorded to each local authority. The Company’s vision to develop into the most reliable

FULBRIGHT FOUNDATION - GREECE 6, Vas. Sophias Avenue, 10674 Athens 4, Venizelou Street, 54624 Thessaloniki Telephone: 210-7241811, 2310-242904 Fax: 210-7226510, 2310-257410 E-mail: info@fulbright.gr Website: www.fulbright.gr Contact Person: Artemis A. Zenetou

Business Sector Educational Foundation Company profile The Fulbright Foundation in Greece awards grants to both Greek and American citizens—students, teachers, scholars and artists—to enable them to study, teach, lecture or conduct research either in the United States or Greece. The Foundation through its Advising Centers also offers the public free comprehensive information and expert advice on American institutions of higher learning.

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organization of integrated solutions for water supply and sewerage in its broader activity area defines the wider strategic frame as well as the main pivots of the Company’s corporate policy. Within this context, EYDAP’s commitment is to deliver high quality water supply and sewerage services to the consumers, exceptional financial results to the shareholders and responsible business practices to the society. Given the nature and the challenges of its business activity, the Company is committed and applies the principles of CSR in every operational level, having adopted practices of responsible corporate behavior towards the individual, the society, the environment.


Favored Business Partners GENESIS Pharma S.A. 270 Kifisias Avenue, Athens, GR-15232, Greece Telephone: +30 210 877 1500 Fax: +30 210 689 3877 E-mail: info@genesispharma.com Website: www.genesispharma.com

Business Sector Pharmaceutical company Company profile: Since its foundation in 1997, GENESIS Pharma has been a leading biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Greece. With its core business activity focusing on the sales, marketing and distribution of biopharmaceutical products, GENESIS Pharma has developed strategic alliances with 13 leading companies in the global biotechnology market, such as Amgen, Biogen Idec, Celgene, Cephalon, Pharmamar, Shire and Vifor. The company has launched and marketed a unique portfolio of innovative biopharmaceutical products in Greece and Cyprus, principally within the specialty therapeutic areas of the Central Nervous System, Haematology, Nephrology and Oncology. Many of the company‘s products treat

rare chronic or life-threatening diseases and most of them address previously unmet or underserved clinical needs. Since its establishment, GENESIS Pharma has recognized and encouraged its employees' participation in its accomplishments and has strived to provide a positive working environment. The company was ranked among the top 10 companies in Greece for offering an excellent working environment for eight consecutive years (2003-2010) in the “Best Workplaces Hellas” competition and among the top 100 in Europe for the years 2005-2008 in the annual “Best Workplaces in Europe” competition. In 2010, GENESIS Pharma was included in the “Strongest Companies in Greece” community, the list of enterprises that are ranked at the highest Credit Ratings of ICAP Group.

HELEXPO S.A. 154, Egnatia str., Thessaloniki 54636 Telephone: 2310 291111, 2310 291616 Fax: 2310 256827, 2310 291691 E-mail: exhibitions@helexpo.gr; vdalkrani@helexpo.gr Website: www.helexpo.gr Contact Person: Mr Paris Mavridis, President & CEO; Ms Vicky Dalkrani, International Relations Manager

Business Sector Exhibition and Congress Organizer Company profile HELEXPO SA is the national exhibition agency of Greece. It is the largest organizer of exhibitions, conferences & cultural events in S.E. Europe. HELEXPO has been operating in Thessaloniki since 1999, in an exhibition area of 180.000 sq.m. The annual exhibition calendar of HELEXPO includes more than 25 international sector exhibitions, characterized by an ever-increasing pace of development and complemented by various parallel events. Its facilities are visited by more than 2

million visitors annually. Either as part of its sector exhibitions or independently, HELEXPO organizes national, regional or international conferences and day meetings, while its facilities and services are offered to other agencies for organizing exhibitions and conferences. Meanwhile, HELEXPO PALACE, the state-of-the-art Venue in Athens, can host both trade shows and consumer exhibitions. It is ideal for association and corporate events and may run more than one event at a time.

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Favored Business Partners Herbalife International Greece 110 Pentelis Str, Marousi, 15126, Athens Telephone: +30 210 8108 800 Fax: +30 2108108 888 E-mail: DRGreece-Cyprus@herbalife.com Website: www.herbalife.com Contact Person: Vasiliki Vaggelakou

Business Sector Healthy Nutrition Products Company profile Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) is a global nutrition and direct selling company. Our products include protein shake, protein snacks nutrition, energy and fitness supplements and personal care products. The company pursues its global mission of ‘changing people’s lives’ by marketing and selling its products through a network of approximately 2.1 million independent distributors who conduct business in 73 countries worldwide. For those wishing to become distributors, the company also offers a financially rewarding business opportunity. In Greece, Herbalife operates officially since April 2004. During this period, Herbalife has ensured powerful presence and has placed the bases for dynamic future growth. Herbalife is affiliated with and plays an active role in a

large number of its industry trade organizations, including The World Federation of Direct Selling Associations. In Greece, Herbalife is proud member of Hellenic Direct Selling Association. In sports, Herbalife is sponsoring a large number of sports team and athletes, among them are F.C. Barcelona and Leo Messi. In Greece Herbalife, is the Official Nutrition Sponsor of ARIS FC. Herbalife has a great social responsibility activity though the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) which is dedicated to improving children’s lives by helping organisations to provide healthy nutrition to children at risk. HFF which is supported by Herbalife, Independent Distributors, employees and friends. In Greece, Herbalife is funding the needs of a whole house at SOS Villages in Vari.

Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel Constitution Square, Athens 10564, Greece Telephone: 0030 210 3330000 Fax: 0030 210 3228034 E-mail: info.gb@starwoodhotels.com Website: www.grandebretagne.gr Contact Person: Maria Vazoura

Business Sectors Hotel, Tourism Company profile Location Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens stands across from Constitution Square, Parliament, and the National Gardens and is approximately 16 miles from Athens Airport. Within walking distance of exclusive shopping areas, museums and the business district, the Grande Bretagne enjoys the best location in Athens. The hotel has been recognized by significant international travel magazines such as: • Condé Nast Traveler, Gold List 2009 • Spa Finder Magazine, Readers' 1st Choice SPA in Greece 2009 • Travel + Leisure, T+L 500 Best Hotels 2009 Accommodation The 320 rooms and suites marry charming old-world elegance with state-of-the-art facilities. The 56

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suites enjoy benefits including daily fresh fruit and flowers, gourmet chocolates, and personalised Butler Service. Facilities & Services Guests can indulge themselves with the excellent GB Spa facilities. As for the dining options available in this opulent hotel, GB Corner serves Greek food in an elegant environment, GB Roof Garden is ideal for a romantic rooftop lunch / dinner while the Winter Garden is renowned for its afternoon high tea. Conference Facilities Featuring over 1,100 square meters of refined function space, the hotel offers the Grand Ballroom, Golden Room, Royal Room, Athenian Hall and its smaller meeting rooms: Boardroom, Churchill’s, Chairman’s, Diplomat’s, and the Executive Room.


Favored Business Partners ICAP GROUP S.A. 2 Eleftheriou Venizelou Ave., Kallithea 176 76, Greece Telephone: +30 210 7200 000 E-mail: icap@icap.gr Website: www.icap.gr Contact Person: Sandra Zafirakopoulou

Business Sector Consulting, B2B Company profile: ICAP Group is the largest Business Services Group in Greece, with offices in five cities. In addition, the Group is expanding dynamically in the Southeastern Europe Region, having already strong subsidiaries in Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia and Cyprus. As of the beginning of 2007, ICAP Group's strong majority shareholder is the SEEF fund of Global Finance, the largest private equity firm in Southeastern Europe, while Coface, one of the world's largest Credit Insurers and Business Information providers, is its minority shareholder. ICAP Group is rapidly developing into a multidisciplinary service provider and its Vision is to be the most successful Business Services group in Southeastern Europe and its clients’ top choice, providing innovative solutions and

diversification. Our mission is embodied through the words “Your Business Partner” which mark our corporate communication. At every link of the corporate value chain, there is a service provided by ICAP Group: from the initial Business Plan at the establishment of the company, to the Organization and Staffing, the Market Research, the continuous flow of Business Information, as well as our offering of Outsourcing Solutions. Today, ICAP Group provides a wide range of services and products which help companies develop and are grouped into the following four major Business Service Lines : Credit Risk Services, Marketing Solutions, Management Consulting and People Solutions.

INTRALOT GROUP 64, Kifisias Ave. & 3, Premetis Str, 15125, Athens, Greece Telephone: +30 210615600 Fax: +30 2106156093 E-mail: kartsoli@intralot.com Website: www.intralot.com Contact Person: Persa Kartsoli, Head of Corporate Affairs; Constantinos Antonopoulos, CEO

Business Sector Integrated Lottery Systems & Services Company profile INTRALOT, a public listed company, is the leading supplier of integrated gaming and transaction processing systems, innovative game content, sports betting management and interactive gaming services to state-licensed gaming organizations worldwide. Based on its extensive know-how, advanced product development standards and substantial experience in operating lottery games, INTRALOT offers custom-made integrated solutions, which

ensure maximum efficiency and absolute security. Games Library includes more than 400 types of games, including: Numerical Lotteries, TV Lottery Games, Sports Lotteries, Fixed Odds Betting, Instant Lotteries, Pari-mutuel, Video Lottery, Monitor Games and Interactive Games. With presence in more than 50 countries, with approximately 5.000 people and revenues of €903.6 million for 2009, INTRALOT has established its presence on all 5 continents.

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Favored Business Partners LOCKHEED MARTIN AERONAUTICS / INTERNATIONAL 9, Giannitson Street, 155 62 Holargos, Athens, Greece Telephone: +30 210 6548 240 Fax: +30 210 6536 090 E-mail: dennys.plessas@lmco.com; costas.g.papadopoulos@lmco.com Website: www.lockheedmartin.com Contact Person: Dennys Plessas; Costas Papadopoulos

Business Sector DEFENSE AERONAUTICS Company profile Lockheed Martin is the world’s premier systems integrator. Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is a global leader in the design, manufacture and support of military aircraft. The goal: To provide a full spectrum of aeronautical resources to allow our customers to conduct air operations anywhere, any time. Air power includes actual aircraft, training, focused logistics, munitions, and even targeting and navigation systems - all the interconnected pieces necessary to complete their missions successfully. Major products and programs include design, development and production of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter; F-22 air dominance and multi-mission combat aircraft; F-16

multirole fighter; C-130J tactical transport aircraft; C-5 strategic airlifter modernization; and support for P-3 maritime patrol aircraft, S-3 multi-mission aircraft, U-2 high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft and other platforms. In Greece, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has been a major supplier of key aeronautics equipment for several decades. Over the years, it has supplied the Hellenic Armed Forces with major weapons systems such as the F-16 multirole fighter aircraft (Block 30, 50 and 52+), C-130H Hercules tactical air lifters and P-3B MPA/ASW/ASuW aircraft etc It has also developed strategic industrial relationships with Hellenic Aerospace Industries and several major Greek Defence Industries.

MANDOULIDES SCHOOLS P.O. BOX 60151, 570 01 Thermi, Thessaloniki Tel.: +30 2310 474024 Fax: +30 2310 474086 Emai: secondary@mandoulides.gr Website: www.mandoulides.gr

Business Sector Schools and Educational Services

Company profile Mandoulides Schools today constitute a modern, dynamic community of education, culture and sports, acknowledged as such throughout Greece. They comprise • Pre-School and Kindergarten • Primary School • Junior High School • Senior High School • Department supporting student application to universities in the United States of America and Great Britain. The Kindergarten-Primary School was set up in 1978 and educational progress led to the establishment of Junior-Senior High School in 1991. The second Kindergarten-Primary School and second Junior-High School were

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established in 2002. School life at Mandoulides Schools… FLOURISHES within a wide range of pioneering programs such as student clubs, school performances, participation in international, educational congresses, European programs, cooperation with foreign schools, literary and environmental projects, volunteer programs, training seminars and advisory sessions for parents. CULMINATES every year with our graduate students taking up places in the most prestigious universities in Greece, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. They gain international awards in the World Olympiads in Informatics, Mathematics, Physics and World Basketball Championships, as well as in international competitions in Language and Art.


Favored Business Partners Marfin Popular Bank Public Co Ltd 154 Limassol Ave., CY 2025, P.O. Box 22032, CY 1598, Nicosia, Cyprus Telephone: +357 228 11070 Fax: +357 228 11499 E-mail: carchimandrites@marfinbank.com Website: www.marfinlaiki.com.cy Contact Person: Mr. Costas Archimandrites

Business Sector ΒΑΝΚΙΝG Company profile Marfin Popular Bank Group (MPB) is strategically positioned as an emerging regional player with two home markets, Greece & Cyprus, and operations spanning in other nine countries mainly in Emerging Europe. MPB is already well established in its two home markets, operating the second largest bank in Cyprus and enjoying significant market shares in various categories in both markets. Over the last decade MPB has shown robust

growth both organically and through a series of mergers and acquisitions. MPB’s successful capital management has enabled the Group to maintain robust capital position, ample liquidity and one of the highest ratings among Greek peers. The Group’s philosophy is focused on the long term and quality relationship with the client, which can be confirmed by a number of prizes and awards attained during the years.

MetLife Alico 119, Kifissias Ave., 151 24 Maroussi, Athens - Greece Telephone: 210-8787000 Fax: 210-6123722 E-mail: contact@alico.gr Website: www.metlifealico.gr

Business Sectors Individual and Group Life Insurance, Accident & Health, Pension Plans Company profile MetLife Alico (American Life Insurance Company) counts 46 years of successful presence in the Greek insurance market. In our country, as in the rest of the world, the Company effectively covers all ages through flexible individual and Group insurance programs in Life, Accident & Health and Pension Plans sectors. Moreover, it is the Company that introduced the professional "Insurance Agent" to the Greek market, utilising his/her expertise and loyalty to the institution of Private Insurance to their benefit, while further maximizing the value of the services provided. MetLife Alico is a MetLife Inc. Company as of November 1st 2010. This combination creates a global life insurance and employee benefits powerhouse, providing its customers with even more ways to protect their future through a broader portfolio of innovative products, serving more people in more areas, with financial strength and a proven record of local know-how.

Leading International Life Insurance Company MetLife, Inc. is a leading global provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs, now serving 90 million customers in over 60 countries. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, MetLife holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. Leader in Corporate Solutions Over 90 of the top-100 FORTUNE 500® companies in the United States are insured with MetLife. In Greece, more than 1250 companies with over 400,000 staff have trusted MetLife Alico for their employee benefits, due to its deep knowledge of both the Greek and the international markets. The Company has also a vast experience in needs-analysis, designing, implementing and managing Group benefit plans, thus offering flexibility, reliability and effectiveness.

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Favored Business Partners MOTOR OIL 12A Herodou Attikou, 151 24 Maroussi Telephone: 210-809.4123 Fax: 210-809.4010 E-mail: limbermc@moh.gr Website: www.moh.gr Contact Person: Maria Christina Lymberakis

Business Sector oil & gas, energy Company profile Founded in 1972, and listed since 2001 on the Athens Stock Exchange, MOTOR OIL plays a leading role in crude oil refining in Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean region. With a consolidated income, in 2009, equivalent to approximately 1.7% of Greece’s GDP, it constitutes one of the main pillars of the national economy. It implements a coherent growth strategy on responsible and sound business practices, leading to the continual improvement of its social impact, by showing due respect for the environment and for the interests of all its stakeholders. The 172.000 barrels/day refinery of MOTOR OIL is the largest private industrial complex in Greece, and is considered as one of the most state-of-the-art refiner-

ies in Europe. Due to its flexibility it can process various types of crude oils, and produce a full range of petroleum products, complying with the most stringent international specifications, while it is the only Greek refinery that produces base lubricants. Its operations are ISO 9001:2008 certified for quality, ISO 14001:2004 and EMAS ER 761/2001 for environmental protection, and OHSAS 18001:2007 for Health and Safety. The recent acquisition of the SHELL downstream business in Greece, greatly enhanced MOTOR OIL’s competitive position, whereas it diversified in the energy sector by participating in power production and natural gas trading companies.

MSD 63, Agiou Dimitriou Str, Alimos, 17456, Athens, Greece Telephone: 210 9897300 Fax: 210 9897 444 E-mail: cyril.schiever@merck.com Website: www.msd.com Contact Person: Cyril Schiever Managing Director

Business Sector Pharmaceutical company Company profile Today’s MSD is a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. MSD is known as Merck in the United States and Canada. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, and consumer care and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to healthcare through far – reaching policies, pro-

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grams and partnerships. In 2009 company’s revenues reached $ 27,4 billion and the R & D expense $ 27,4 billion where 51 significant licensing and partnership deals were executed. The recent merger between MSD and Schering – Plough expands and strengthens our capabilities to help make the world a healthier place. Today, MSD is the second-largest pharmaceutical company in the world. MSD operates in Greece since June 2010


Favored Business Partners N.J.V. ATHENS PLAZA Vas. Georgiou A’ 2 – Syntagma square, 105 64, Athens Telephone: 210 3352400 Fax: 210 3235856 E-mail: info@njvathensplaza.gr Website: www.njvathensplaza.gr Contact Person: Mrs. Afroditi Arvaniti, General Manager; Mrs. Vana Lazarakou, Public Relations Manager

Business Sector hotel Company profile Ideally located on Constitution Square, (Syntagma), in the heart of the business, nightlife and shopping districts, and within walking distance of the Acropolis and the Old part of city (Plaka & Monastiraki). The N.J.V. Athens Plaza features 159 spacious and wellappointed guestrooms, and 23 luxurious suites. All guestrooms and suites have been individually designed in intricate detail with the finest silks and taffetas while the suites feature decorations from Ralph Lauren, Fornacetti and Versace. Soundproof rooms with balcony, individual air-conditioning, direct dial telephone with voice mail, satellite - web TV, video on demand, high speed wireless internet access, video games, safe deposit box, mini-

bar, marble bathroom with telephone extension and hair dryer. Non-smoking rooms are also available. Meeting rooms with natural daylight are also available for up to 250 persons. The Parliament Restaurant specializing in Mediterranean cuisine, with unique traditional Greek dishes, captures the nobility and allure of the historic Syntagma Square. Plaza Lounges Located in the lobby area, it offers an excellent variety of coffees and succulent desserts in relaxing surroundings. Explorer's Lounge In the intimate wood panelled surroundings, guests enjoy the atmosphere of old Athenian clubs, while sipping cocktails and tasting delicious snacks.

Navigator Travel & Tourist Services Ltd. 32 Akadimias St, 10672 Athens Telephone: 210 360.9801-3 Fax: 210 363.4271 E-mail: navigator@navigator.gr Website: www.navigator.gr Contact Person: Stylianopoulos Andreas

Business Sector Travel & Tourist Services Company profile: Navigator Travel & Tourist Services Ltd. is one of the leading travel organizations in Greece with a successful presence in the market since 1962. Founder of the organization was Anastasios Stylianopoulos and President and Managing Director is Andreas Stylianopoulos. Today, Navigator is staffed with highly skilled personnel capable to develop and provide professional and cost effective services at all times. In this company, team work “works wonders”. A team always ahead of its time with innovating approaches to cruising and the actual materialization of “affordable luxury” in cruising. Navigator has introduced unique services and superior quality in the open sea and river cruise sector satisfying the modern trends

and choices of the most demanding travellers. Among other services Navigator Travel & Tourist Services specializes in operating shore excursions ex cruise ships calling in all Greek islands and major ports for major cruise lines. It is Navigator’s creativity, diversification, responsiveness and hospitality that made it the International Representative in Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria, FYROM and Slovakia of Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises. Navigator Travel & Tourist Services is member of IATA, ASTA, HATTA, SETE, UFTAA- FUAAV, PSA, ECC and MEDCRUISE, a fact that underlines the high level of expertise and commitment in both inbound and outbound tourism.

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Favored Business Partners Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. 85, Akti Miaouli, Piraeus, 185 38, Greece Telephone: +30 210 459 5000 Fax: +30 210 417 2050 E-mail: dtryfon@navios.com Website: www.navios.com Contact Person: Doris Tryfon, SVP Corporate Communications

Business Sector Shipping Company profile Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (“Navios”) is a global, vertically integrated seaborne shipping and logistics company focused on the transport and transshipment of drybulk commodities including iron ore, coal and grain. Navios was created in 1954 by US Steel to transport iron ore to the US and Europe. Since then, Navios has diversified geographically and expanded the scope of its business activities such that Navios currently controls 57 vessels totaling approximately 6.0 million deadweight tons. Navios is a public company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “NM”. Navios South American Logistics Inc. –subsidiary of “Navios”- consists of a transshipment port/storage facility

in Uruguay, an upriver port facility in Paraguay and a wellestablished barge and cabotage business for wet and dry products. Navios maintains offices in Piraeus-Greece, New YorkUSA, Montevideo-Uruguay, Antwerp-Belgium, Buenos Aires-Argentina and Asuncion-Paraguay. The Navios Group of companies includes Navios Maritime Partners, LP, listed on the NYSE under the symbol ‘NMM’ and Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation, listed on the NYSE under the symbol ‘NNA’. As a total, Navios Group controls 95 vessels (owned and long term charted-in) and about 10.6 million deadweight tons (73 dry bulk vessels = 7.7 million dwt and 22 tanker vessels = 2.9 million dwt).

C. Papacostopoulos & Associates 3, Stratigou Tombra Street, Aghia Paraskevi, 15342, Athens Telephone: +30 210 6062325 Fax: +30 210 6062111 E-mail: c.papacostopoulos@cpalaw.gr; ailiadis@cpalaw.gr Website: www.cpalaw.gr Contact Person: Mr Constantine Papacostopoulos; Ms Angela Iliadis

Business Sector Legal Services for all business sectors. Company profile C. Papacostopoulos & Associates was established in 2001 and currently engages approximately 20 experienced lawyers of various specializations, including its four partners, and also cooperates with distinguished law school professors. The firm maintains a modern practice, which through its experienced legal groups provides a broad range of legal services aiming to offer comprehensive business-

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oriented legal recommendations and solutions to our clients. Through its association with KPMG, the firm provides services with a strong business approach, often working in multidisciplinary teams providing comprehensive legal, tax and accounting solutions. The firm’s main areas of practice in which it has extensive experience are Tax, Corporate, Commercial, Employment, Finance and Privatization-PPPs.


Favored Business Partners N. Petsiavas S.A. 21 Ag. Anargyron str., 145 64 K.Kifissia, Athens, Greece Telephone: 210 620 2301 Fax: 210 807 7079 E-mail: npsa@petsiavas.gr Website: www.petsiavas.gr Contact Person: Simon Anastassopoulos

Business Sector Health Care Company profile N.Petsiavas S.A. was established in 1920 and has been in business continuously ever since. We are presently organized in six separate fields of activity. • The Pharmaceutical Division produces and distributes ethical drugs under our own brand, and for other companies. • The Health Care Division specializes in medical products, surgical and hospital supplies. • The O.T.C. Division specializes in distributing O.T.C. products at pharmacies and wholesalers. • The Plastics Division distributes plastics raw materials.

• The Chemicals Division specializes in auxiliaries and dyestuffs for the textile and leather industries. • The Consumer Products Division specializes in hosiery and lingerie products. Our annual turnover for 2009 exceeded € 17.500.000. The total capitalization stands at about € 5.800.000, of which 3.500.000 is our own capital. The company employs 120 people. Our offices, warehouses, distribution center and factory in Kifissia as well as our office and warehouse in Thessaloniki are wholly owned by the company.

Pfizer Hellas S.A. 243 Messogion Ave., Neo Psychico, 15451 Athens Telephone: +30 210 678 5800 Fax: +30 210 678 5973 E-mail: paris.boscopoulos@pfizer.com Website: www.pfizer.gr Contact Person: Paris Boscopoulos, Governmental Affairs and Access Director

Business Sector Pharmaceutical company Company profile: Good health is vital to all of us, and finding sustainable solutions to the health care challenges of our changing world cannot wait. That's why we at Pfizer are committed to being a global leader in health care and to helping change millions of lives for the better through providing access to safe, effective and affordable medicines and related health care services to the people who need them. We have a leading portfolio of medicines that prevent, treat and cure diseases across a broad range of therapeutic areas, and an industry-leading pipeline of promising new products in areas such as oncology, Alzheimer, pain and inflammation.

To ensure that we deliver the value our patients and customers need and our shareholders deserve, we are focused on continually improving the way we do business; on operating with transparency in everything we do; and on listening to the views of all of the people involved in health care decisions. We know that we can best ensure that people everywhere have access to innovative medicines and quality health care through working in partnership with everyone from patients to health care providers, managed care organizations to world governments and non-governmental organizations.

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Favored Business Partners Piraeus Bank s.a. 4, Amerikis St, 10564, Athens Telephone: 210 3335000 Fax: 210 3335265 Website: www.piraeusbank.gr

Business Sector BANKING Company profile Piraeus Bank Group is one of the most dynamic and active financial organisations in Greece. The Group has an international presence, focused in South-eastern Europe and Eastern Mediterranean, but also in London and New York. Piraeus Bank has built significant presence in the

field of Green Banking with a dedicated GREEN BANKING Branch and products that support lending for RES, saving energy, waste management, “green” transportation, organic farming, ecotourism-agritourism and “green“ chemistry products.

PIRAEUS SECURITIES S.A. 10 Stadiou str., 105 64 Athens, Greece Telephone: +30 210 335 4000 Fax: +30 210 323 3814 E-mail: info@piraeus-sec.gr Website: www.piraeus-sec.gr Contact Person: Ms. Katerina Florou

Business Sector BROKERAGE FIRMS Company profile PIRAEUS SECURITIES S.A., Member of the Piraeus Bank Group, is one of the Top five Brokerage Firms in Greece. We offer: Brokerage Services for Individual and Professional Investors in Equities and Fixed Income Securities. Online Trading (https://onlinetrading.piraeus-sec.gr) that, allows Investors to execute trades through the Athens Exchange’s Online Trading System and in most International Markets. Using the “Market Navigator” option, Investors watch stock prices in Real Time in most Stock Markets globally. International Markets-World Invest, expanded services to Global Equity Markets, Real Time Execution as well as Clearing and Custody Services for all European, US and Asian Stock Markets.

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Derivatives in all ATHEX Derivatives products, being Clearing Member and Market Maker in ADEX, member of Eurex Exchange, offering access from 9:00 to 23:15 to all Asset classes listed Derivatives Products (Futures and Options on Indexes, Stocks, Currencies, Commodities). Fixed Income, Money Market Investments, Greek Government - Corporate Bonds, Foreign Bonds, Short-Term Capital Investments. Internationally Acknowledged Research - Analysis Dpt, awarded for the Research Quality by Global Investor’s and Euromoney’s Pan-European Brokers Survey, consistently ranking among the Best Globally according to AQ Research. In 2010, we ranked Top 10 of all Brokerage Firms in Greece, according to Thomson Reuters Extel - Pan European Survey. Head Offices: Athens; Branch Offices: Thessaloniki, Patra.


Favored Business Partners Public Gas Corporation SA (DEPA) 92 Marinou Antipa Ave., Gr 141 21, Heraklion Attikis Telephone: 210 2701000 Fax: 210 2701036 E-mail: pr@depa.gr Website: www.depa.gr Contact Person: Evangelos Kosmas, Division Head, Corporate Affairs & Communications

Business Sector Natural gas import and trading Company profile: The Public Gas Corporation SA (DEPA) was founded in September 1988 to import, transport and distribute natural gas throughout Greece. Today, the Company is 65% Stateowned, while the remaining 35% is owned by "Hellenic Petroleum" SA. Over recent years DEPA has succeeded to increase drastically the participation of natural gas in the country’s energy balance. This success has been achieved by virtue of the Company’s extensive transmission and distribution infrastructure combined with a strategy of rapid expansion, focusing on natural gas’s advantages as a new, more efficient, inexpensive and environmentally friendly fuel.

Substantial investments in an ongoing construction program are creating continuous expansion of the National Natural Gas System to new areas, whilst at the same time the business philosophy and the successful implementation of DEPA’s strategy are creating continuous growth and are broadening the Company’s role. DEPA, having completed legal unbundling of its commercial and gas transmission activities, aspires to a leading role in a new, deregulated natural gas market operating efficiently within a competitive environment, continuing to satisfy the needs of Greek consumers and valuably contributing to the Greek economy.

PUBLIC POWER CORPORATION S.A. 30 Chalkokondili str., GR-10432, Athens Telephone: +30 210 5230 301 Fax: +30 210 5234 379 Website: www.dei.gr

Business Sectors Generation & Distribution of electric energy Company profile Public Power Corporation S.A. is the biggest power producer and electricity supply company in Greece with more than 7.5 million customers. It is also the owner of the national electricity transmission system, as well as of the distribution networks. PPC S.A., holding significant assets in lignite mines, power generation, electricity transmission and distribution, is also one of the largest industrial groups in Greece in terms of assets and the leading power utility. In 2009, the total installed capacity of PPC generation plants was 12,800 MW, representing 84% of the country’s total installed capacity. PPC Group of Companies’ turnover for 2009 was € 6,030 million, while profit after taxes was €

693 million. Net production for 2009 was 50.1 TWh, while total electricity sales to final consumers were 54.4 TWh. At the end of 2009, PPC employed more than 22,500 people. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary PPC Renewables (PPCR), with a current installed capacity of 123 MW as well as a portfolio of 150 MW of projects under development, and a significant pipeline of new projects, PPC Group is seeking to secure a leading position in the RES sector in Greece through the development of a total capacity in excess of 1,000 MW by 2015 and total investments in excess of EUR 2 billion for the period. Founded 60 years ago, in 1950, PPC is listed on the Athens and London Stock Exchange as of December 2001.

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Favored Business Partners REGENCY ENTERTAINMENT S.A. 49, Agiou Konstantinou str., 151 24 Marousi Telephone: + 30 210 6149800 Fax: + 30 210 6149801 E-mail: regency@regency.gr Website: www.regency.gr Contact Person: Afroditi Bontzorlou, CSR & Corporate Affairs officer

Business Sector Entertainment & Tourism Company profile: Regency Entertainment is the leader in the operation and management of casinos and luxury hotels in Greece. It runs two of the biggest casinos in the country (Regency Casino Mont Parnes and Regency Casino Thessaloniki) and the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Resort in Thessaloniki. Regency’s vision, mission and values constitute a source of inspiration and guidance for its employees. The Regency vision is “To become one of the top entertainment choices for adults”. A set of values form the foundation of Regency’s everyday way of doing business. These values are: • Search for excellence • Delight our guests

• Be accountable for what we do • Respect each other Responsible gaming is at the heart of Regency’s Corporate Social Responsibility agenda. For that reason the company has developed voluntarily the Code of Conduct for Responsible Gaming, a world-class set of standards for safe entertainment in its casinos. Also, Regency is actively supporting environmental initiatives both within its corporation as well as with its guests and local communities. Last but not least the Company recognizes that its most valuable asset is its People. Regency seeks to develop a working environment where its people will feel proud to work.

The Romanos, a Luxury Collection Resort Navarino Dunes, Costa Navarino, Messinia, 24001 Telephone: 27230 96000 Fax: 27230 96500 E-mail: info.navarino@luxurycollection.com Website: www.romanoscostanavarino.com Contact Person: Mr. Ian R. Ciappara

Business Sector Hotel Business Company profile Costa Navarino is the new prime destination in the Mediterranean. The Romanos, a Luxury Collection Resort, located on the world-class 130-hectare Navarino Dunes site is set amid lush olive groves and crystalline waters having as a backdrop the splendor of the deep blue Ionian Sea. Unwind in any of our 321 exceptional rooms overlooking the sea, landscaped gardens and infinity pools. Indulge your senses in the 4,000 m² Anazoe Spa and Thalassotherapy Centre or play a round of golf at the Dunes Course, the first 18 hole signature golf course in Greece, designed by Bernhard Langer with spectacular sea and hillside views. The House of Events, our multi-functional and highly

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versatile conference, convention and event center, extends over a total area of more than 5,000 m² and can accommodate up to 2,000 guests with both style and grace. A variety of indoor and outdoor sports facilities are being offered for all ages and interests as well as extensive children’s facilities, in the Cocoon care center and the SandCastle. In addition the SandCastle also offers overnight accommodation facilities and other exciting educational activities. Our special dining venues all enjoy a hint of local traditional flavours, whether it is within our International Buffet, Italian, Moroccan or Greek restaurants.


Favored Business Partners Sanofi-Aventis 348 Syngrou Avenue, 176 74 Athens, Greece Telephone: +30 210 900 16 00 Fax: +30 210 924 91 29 E-mail: info.greece@sanofi-aventis.com Website: www.sanofi-aventis.gr Contact Person: Mrs Angeliki Angeli, Public Affairs & Communication Director

Business Sector Pharmaceutical Company Company profile: Sanofi-aventis is one of the top pharmaceutical companies worldwide, with a leading position in Greece and in Europe. Its main mission is to discover, develop and provide therapeutic solutions that improve the lives of people everywhere. Its success has been built on fundamental values, which are adopted by all its employees worldwide: Audacity, Respect, Creativity, Courage, Solidarity and Performance. With a worldwide portfolio of research programs and expertise in the therapeutic categories of Diabetes, Oncology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Thrombosis, Central Nervous System, Internal Medicine and Vaccines, sanofi-aventis plays a leading role in facing the therapeutic challenges of the future.

Sanofi-aventis has a leading position in the Greek market, as a result of its successful performance in the pharmaceutical sector throughout the years. Its headquarters are located in Athens, with subsidiaries in Salonica and Crete. For the past 20 years, sanofi-aventis actively proves its support for crucial social matters, either by responding to urgent human needs or on the basis of long-term projects. Today, nearly 50 long term humanitarian projects are conducted worldwide, aiming to eliminate inequalities and provide better access to health, for various populations and countries. Because what really matters for sanofi-aventis in Greece and all over the world, is Health. More information is available on our website www.sanofiaventis.gr

SFEE, HELLENIC ASSOCIATION OF PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES 280 Kifissias Ave. & 3 Agriniou Str., 15232 Halandri, Athens, Greece Telephone: +30 210 6891101 Fax: +30 210 6891060 E-mail: sfee@sfee.gr Website: www.sfee.gr

Business Sectors ASSOCIATION OF PHARMACEUTICAL ENTERPRISES Company profile SFEE, the Hellenic Association of Pharmaceutical Companies, is a mission driven organization that operates with a clear, well-defined, and intergraded vision. SFEE was founded in 1982 and since 1983 is member of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA). At the core of SFEE’s vision is the direct access of all insured citizens to branded medicines or branded essentially similar medicines –that are prescribed under the exclusive responsibility of the attending physician and are available through the extensive and well-functioning distribution net-

work throughout the country. Adherence to the Code of Practice is the guiding principle for all SFEE member companies. At the heart of our vision, lies the necessity for the streamlining of the IT infrastructure of social insurance funds and hospitals and the implementation of e-prescribing. Our vision integrates the support of local production, the enhancement of research, and the increase of employment in our sector. The vision of SFEE serves and promotes the common interests of citizens, the State, and pharmaceutical enterprises.

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Favored Business Partners Sheraton Rhodes Resort Ialyssos Ave., Ixia, 85100 Rhodes, Greece Telephone: +30 22410 75000 Fax: +30 22410 76690 E-mail: info.sheratonrhodes@sheraton.com Website: www.sheratonrhodesresort.com Contact Person: Dimitra Grigoropoulou

Business Sector Hotels Company profile Set in beautifully landscaped gardens, overlooking Ixia Bay, Sheraton Rhodes Resort is only a few kilometers from Diagoras international airport and just 4 kilometers from Rhodes town. Sheraton Rhodes Resort welcomes guests with gracious Mediterranean hospitality offering 401 spacious rooms and suites as well as a great range of facilities: private beach, 3 outdoor pools, 1 indoor heated pool, spa, fitness 24h/24h, tennis court, 2 squash courts, basketball, volleyball, water sport centre, kid’s club, link@sheraton (free ADSL and WIFI internet access at the lobby). Sheraton Rhodes Resort offers over 3000 square me-

ters of flexible meeting and conference space with 15 meeting rooms. Our professional team offers friendly service to meet and exceed your expectations. An excellent choice of restaurants is available at the resort where the cuisine ranges from traditional Greek to International tastes. Besides the main buffet restaurant Castellania, for breakfast and dinner, there are two a la carte restaurants Mediterraneo and Asian Imperial. Inspired by the region’s celebrated culinary heritage, Mediterraneo showcases modern Greek cuisine while the Asian restaurant offers dishes from Asia and beyond with breathtaking views over the Aegean Sea.

SKIATHOS PALACE HOTEL Koukounaries Bay, 37002 Skiathos island, Greece Telephone: +30 24270 49700 (winter: +30 210 324 2152) Fax: +30 24270 49666 E-mail: reservations@skiathos-palace.gr Website: www.skiathos-palace.gr Contact Person: Mr. Thomas Karabikas; Mr. Nikos Prekas

Business Sector HOTEL ENTERPRISE Company profile The Skiathos Palace Hotel is built on a hillside, overlooking Maratha beach and the famous Koukounaries beach, one of the most widely known beaches in Europe. Situated only 10kms from Skiathos Town and set in a pine forest at the north-west corner of the island, the hotel's pool and restaurant areas are offering spectacular view that will take your breath away! The 258 comfortable rooms are surrounded by greenery offering wonderful views of the open sea and facilities to make your stay as pleasant as possible. The smartly designed and recently renovated wings of Modern, Superior and Executive rooms can satisfy the most

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discerned traveler. At the roof top grill restaurant “White View” you can enjoy the magnificent panoramic view and taste the famous greek “taverna style”, with delicious barbecue, other local dishes and exceptional seafood. The hotel's conference and banqueting facilities are ideal for those who want to combine relaxation with creative, organized conferences. The five conference rooms can be equipped with all technical requirements. You are invited to enjoy the exceptional standards of hospitality and service: Management and team of highly trained professionals will be delighted to satisfy your every wish and make your stay a memorable one!


Favored Business Partners J. & S. SKLAVENITIS S.A. 80 Kifisou Ave., 121 32 Peristeri, Attica, Greece Telephone: +30 210 5794200 Fax: +30 210 5773071 E-mail: info@sklavenitis.com Website: www.sklavenitis.com

Business Sector supermarket Company profile J. & S. Sklavenitis S.A. is a, family owned, Greek supermarket chain, the third biggest in terms of sales volume in Greece (2009 sales amounted to 1,153.50 million euros). It was established in 1954 and it currently operates 69 supermarkets and 3 hypermarkets in the Attica area. It also

runs a production unit of ready meals, a production unit of ice cream and two in-store pastries and bakeries. The chain shows the greatest customer loyalty to organized retail trade in Greece, serves more than 150,000 customers daily and occupies over 7,200 employees.

SOL – Crowe Horwath 3 Fokionos Negri Str., 11257 Athens Telephone: 0030 210 8691100 Fax: 0030 210 8618016 E-mail: solaeoe@otenet.gr Website: www.solae.gr Contact Person: Eva Agelidi

Business Sector Certified Public Accountants Company profile “SOL – Crowe Horwath” is the largest firm of CPAs in Greece “SOL s.a.” was founded in 1993 by the overwhelming majority of the members of “SOL”, which from 1956 to 1992, was the sole autonomous body entitled to conduct and perform professional public accounting – auditing services in Greece. “SOL s.a.” among other 23 firms of certified public accountants and business consultants that operate in Greece, is the largest auditing firm in the country and it ranks amongst the top national firms of Europe (55% of certified public accountants and 30% of fee income-turnover of the sector in the Greek Market). “SOL s.a.” maintains the widest network of branches, offices and agents in Greece. It has subsidiaries the “SOL con-

sulting” in Athens and the “SOLROM” in Bucharest, Romania. It employs most of all the other grades of Certified Auditors Accountants (700 members) attain at least a University degree in Economics and all are registered members of the national professional body “Institute of Certified Auditors Accountants” (S.O.E.L.) end the Economic Chamber of Greece (E.C.G.). Today “SOL s.a.” is a full member of Crowe Horwath International which is ranked among the top 10 global accounting networks in more than 100 countries around the world. OBJECTS AND ACTIVITIES • AUDIT. • ORGANIZATIONS • SPECIAL SERVICES • PROFESSIONAL TRAINING OF BUSINESS EXECUTIVES

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Favored Business Partners UNILOG S.A. 2nd Road Olympiakou Skopeftiriou, 190 03 Markopoulo, Attica, Greece Telephone: +30 211 1057000 Fax: + 30 211 1057199 E-mail: webmaster@unilog.gr Website: www.unilog.gr Contact Person: Ioannis Karpouzas, General Manager

Business Sector 3RD PARTY LOGISTICS Company profile • UNILOG S.A. – 3PL Provider for the Healthcare Industry. • Logistics services excellence • High Availability, Uninterrupted Operations • First Class Security, Business Continuity Plan • Quality Systems Certifications (GMP, GDP, ISO 9001:2008, BS OHSAS 18001:2007, EKEVYL, ΔΥ8δ/ΓΠ οικ/1348) according to European and International laws. Clinical Research. National Drug Organization Authenticity Labeling,

Secondary Packaging. • Controlled temperature warehouse facilities (2-8οC, 1525οC, -20οC). Validated and Calibrated systems and equipment. • Distribution throughout Greece to Hospitals, Wholesalers, Pharmacies, Patients, Doctors, selected Beauty Shops. • Recalls handling. Returns and Cash On Delivery handling, Reporting.

Vedema, A Luxury Collection Resort & Mystique, a Luxury Collection Hotel Megalohori, 84700 Santorini Telephone: +30 22860 81796 Fax: +30 22860 81798 E-mail: info@vedema.gr & info@mystique.gr Website: www.vedema.gr and www.mystique.gr Contact Person: Mr Antonis Eliopoulos

Business Sector Hotel & Tourism Enterprises Company profile Vedema, A Luxury Collection Resort Vedema Resort, Santorini's most deluxe hotel is a world into itself surrounded by a wall like a fortified town. The Resort’s buildings are designed around a beautiful 15thcentury winery. A member of “The Luxury Collection” of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, that provides every luxury and an impeccable quality of service. Exquisitely furnished, perfectly situated on a magical Aegean isle, and elegantly equipped to meet all needs of the body and soul, Vedema Resort may simply be an exclusive hideaway resort, which will feel like your private paradise.

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Mystique, a Luxury Collection Hotel With a typical island-style design that preserves the nature in a climate of unabashed luxury, Mystique, a Luxury Collection hotel, is built in the world’s most beautiful scenery, Santorini.Located on Oia’s most famous cliffs with dazzling views of clear blue crystalline waters towards the volcano and the Aegean Caldera. Eighteen suites and villas in a landscape of more than 2000 square meters provide a sensorial experience of Santorini in surroundings of understated elegance. Reserved for only the most discerning of travelers, Mystique is nothing but a pure natural and exclusive retreat.


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