Siarhei Kostevitch

Siarhei Kostevitch is CEO of Asbisc Enterprises PlcChairman, Chief Executive Officer

Siarhei Kostevitch is the CEO, President and Founder of the Group. He established a business of design and manufacturing in 1990 in Minsk, Belarus, and within 15 years built it into the leading computer component distributor in Eastern Europe and former Soviet Union. Siarhei received a Master's degree in radio engineering design at the Radio Engineering University of Minsk in 1987. Between 1987 and 1992, Siarhei worked as a member of the Research Centre at the Radio Engineering University in Minsk, where he published a series of articles on microelectronics design in local and world-wide specialist magazines. 

Responsibilities: Siarhei Kostevitch is primarily responsible for carrying out strategic plans and policies as established by the Board of Directors. He directs and executes all activities of the company either directly or through delegated authority. Siarhei provides leadership in the creation of strategic, tactical, and financial plans, as well as in developing goals and measuring performance to the approved goals, and in organizational development.  

Marios Christou

Marios Christou, ASBIS Chief Financial OfficerChief Financial Officer

Marios Christou joined the Company in August 2001. Prior to this, Marios had worked as a Financial Controller at Photos Photiades Breweries Ltd (part of the Carlsberg Group of companies) for three years. Before this, Marios had also worked with Deloitte & Touche Limassol, Cyprus for four years, holding the position of an audit manager. Marios has a B.A. (1992), dual major – Accounting and Information Systems, and Economics - from Queens College of the City University of New York (C.U.N.Y.), and an M.B.A. (1994) in International Finance from St. John's University, New York. Marios is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Responsibilities: As the CFO of the Group, Marios is responsible for handling of funds, keeping financial records and financial planning of the company. In addition, he controls the Treasury Department which is concerned with the receipt, custody, investment and disbursement of corporate funds, as well as borrowings. Marios is also in charge of all finance related issues of the Group. 

Constantinos Tziamalis

Constantinos TziamalisDeputy CEO of ASBIS Group

Constantinos Tziamalis, born in 1975, holds a B.Sc. in Banking and Financial Services and a Masters (M.Sc.) in Finance (Corporate Credit Controller & Investor Relations). Constantinos Tziamalis worked at the private banking department of BNP Paribas in Cyprus and then joined a brokerage house, Proteas Asset Management Limited, where he worked for 3 years as Investor Accounts Manager. Constantinos joined the Company in January 2002 as Financial Project Manager. He was promoted to the position of Corporate Credit Controller & Investor Relations in March 2003, and became Director of Credit and Investor Relations as of 23 April 2007. In February 2022, he was nominated to the newly created position of Deputy CEO of ASBIS Group.

Responsibilities: Costas has the primary responsibility for the accounts receivable and supervision of all the Credit Control Department activities. Responsible for monitoring the collection of outstanding debtor balances in accordance with agreed targets, reducing debtor days, and implementing best practices in cash collection. Apart from the responsibility for the credit control directorship, he is in charge of the Investor Relations department. He has to ensure full and timely public disclosure of material information, as well as coordination with legal staff in complying with securities exchanges' requirements.  

Julia Prihodko

Julia Prihodko,Chief Human Relations OfficerChief Human Relations Officer

Julia Prihodko, holds a Masters (M.Sc.) in Psychology. Julia Prihodko started her career in a Ukrainian recruiting agency as a Recruiting Manager, held the position of Head of HR Department at “NOVA” Insurance Company and Investment Consulting Center for 2 years, and worked for PJSC "Insurance Company" Alfa Insurance" (part of the European private investment holding company ABH Holdings S.A. (ABHH)) for 7 years as Head of Human Resources Department. Julia joined the Company in May 2015 as Human Relation Manager of ASBIS Ukraine. She was promoted to the position of Chief Human Relations Officer in February 2019.

Responsibilities: Julia guides, manages and provides strategy on the people function for a Group, leads the implementation of HR policies and programs. Julia in charge of providing excellence across all stages of the employee life cycle, to maximize the potential of ASBIS team to achieve the business goals.

Hanna Kaplan

Yuri Ulasovich
Executive Director

Hanna Kaplan holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and she is a Certified Accountant qualified in 2020.

Hanna has served as finance manager and chief accountant in various companies before she moved to ASBIS back in 2002. Ever since, Hanna has evolved into one of the Key persons in Finance department of ASBIS Group. Due to her extensive experience and skills, Hanna was the leader of the project of automating the Group’s consolidation being the key liaison with Finance and IT departments. She also participated in the Group’s listing efforts back in 2007, and concluded with big success the online reporting system based on our own proprietary software IT4profit.

Responsibilities: Hanna Kaplan has been working with ASBIS for more than 20 years and she is considered to be one of the cornerstones of the Accounting and Financial reporting of the whole Group. She will continue to lead all projects of finance/IT integration and the automation of the reporting systems of the Group

Tasos A.Panteli

Yuri UlasovichNon-Executive Director

Mr Tasos A.Panteli joined the Group in 2019. Tasos started his professional career at Nicos Chr. Anastasiades & Partners (Advocates – Legal Consultants), holding the position of Advocate in 2001. Since 2005, Tasos has been working at Andreas M. Sofocleous & Co LLC (Advocates – Legal Consultants) as Advocate ( Advocate - Partner since 2010). He received a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the Queen Mary and Westfield College (1999), a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Skills from the City University London, Inns of Court School of Law (2000). In the same year, he completed the Bar Vocational Course at the City University London, Inns of Court School of Law and was Called to the Bar. In 2001 he received a Master of Laws (LLM) from the King’s College London. In 2002 he was admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company (CHC) Ltd, a member of the Cyprus Bar Association and a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn (Barrister at Law).

Mr. Tasos A.Panteli meets the criteria of independence.

Responsibilities: Tasos is a member of both the Audit and Remuneration Committee. He is responsible for regulatory advisory, attending the Board meetings, and meetings of the Company's shareholders. Tasos is entitled to receive and request information regarding the Company and its business.

Maria Petridou

Yuri UlasovichNon-Executive Director 

Mrs. Maria Petridou joined the Group in 2021. She started her professional career at KPMG Metaxas, Loizides, Syrimis (Limassol, Cyprus), holding the position of Audit Supervisor (1998-2002). Since 2002 Mrs. Maria Petridou has worked at EFG EUROBANK SA (Athens, Greece) as an Assistant Manager at Finance and Control Department. Between 2006 and 2007 she has worked for KOMMUNALKREDIT INTERNATIONAL BANK LTD (Limassol, Cyprus) as a Manager in the Accounting Department. Since 2008 she has held the position of Finance Lead, SOX Compliance Office at MF GLOBAL LIMITED (London, UK). Between 2011 and 2012 she has worked for Versatile Apparel Ltd (London, UK), holding the position of Finance Director. Since 2013 she has worked as a Head of Fund Administration Services for AMF Horwath DSP (Limassol, Cyprus). Between 2016 and 2018 she has been engaged in accounting and financial services projects as a consultant. From 2018 till July 2021 she has held the position of Chief Accountant at Agri Europe Cyprus Limited. Mrs. Maria Petridou received a Bachelor of Arts in accounting and financial management (1998) and was awarded an Upper Second Class Honours degree at UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX (Colchester, England). She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Mrs. Maria Petridou meets the criteria of independence.

Responsibilities: Maria Petridou is a member of both the Audit and Remuneration Committee. Maria Petridou is entitled to receive and request information regarding the Company and its business.

Constantinos Petrides

Yuri Ulasovich

Non-Executive Director

He started his professional career in 2000 at the Cypriot Banks Association and as a representative of the Association in the European Banking Federation and the National Euro Changeover Committee. In April 2006, he was employed at the European Commission in Brussels, where until September 2011 he worked as an economist in the Directorate-General for Agriculture and the Directorate-General for Competition. While working for the European Commission, he was a negotiator of trade liberalization agreements between the EU and third countries, and dealt with issues of state aid in the field of transport. Since March 2013 to May 2017, he was the Deputy Minister to the President of the Republic of Cyprus. After that, he served as Minister of Interior (May 2017 - December 2019). From December 2019 to March 2023, he held office of Minister of Finance of the Republic of Cyprus.

Mr. Constantinos Petrides studied economics at the University of Nottingham and then obtained a master's degree in the economics of political change in Europe from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences.

Mr Constantinos Petrides meets the criteria of independence.

Responsibilities: Mr Constantinos Petrides is a member of both the Audit and Remuneration Committee. He is bringing to ASBIS a vast amount of experience and his value is expected to be significant, especially in the compliance, accountability and transparency of the group. He will join both the Audit and the Remuneration committee as a member and he will participate in all major decision makings of the company.