Board of Directors
Andreas Andreades, Executive Chairman
Cypriot, born in 1965
Mr. Andreas Andreades joined Temenos in 1999, initially in the position of Chief Financial Officer, before assuming the responsibilities of the Deputy Chief Executive Officer in 2001 and then the Chief Executive’s role from July 2003 until July 2011, when he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Since he joined Temenos, the company has grown from less than 150 employees to more than 3,500 and to more than 1,600 clients and approaching USD 500 million in annual revenues, establishing it as the global leader in banking software.
Mr. Andreades started his career with KPMG in London in 1988 and then with Pepsico between 1994 and 1999. Mr. Andreades holds a Masters engineering degree from the University of Cambridge and is a UK chartered accountant.
Chris Pavlou, Non-Executive & Independent Director, Vice Chairman
British, born in 1945
Mr. Chris Pavlou has formerly served as treasurer of Barclays Bank in the UK and the USA as well as treasurer of HSBC in Hong Kong and Japan. On his retirement in 1998 he joined LAIKI bank in Cyprus as a consultant and then member of the board till 2005.
Mr. Pavlou is a director of ASBISC computer tablets distributor and Chairman of Investment Bank Greece based in Greece. He is also a non-executive director of Prosafe, a Norwegian company based in Cyprus. Prosafe is a leading owner and operator of semi-submersible accommodation /service rigs. Mr. Pavlou is an honorary member of the International Foreign Exchange Association and a Freeman of the City of London.
George Koukis, Non-executive director
Greek & Australian, born in 1946
As founder of TEMENOS, Mr. George Koukis was Chairman of the Board of Directors until July 2011.
Mr. George Koukis has been active in the software industry for more than 25 years, having begun at Qantas where he was heavily involved with the computerisation of the company’s management accounting department. He then spent six years with Management Science America (MSA) in Australia where he held various management positions, including that of the managing director.
Mr. Koukis holds a degree in commerce from the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia and is a registered CPA. Mr. Koukis is currently Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Classical Opera, a non-profit organisation based in the United-Kingdom.
Ian Cookson, Non-Executive & Independent Director
Swiss, born in 1947
Ian Cookson has been active in the Financial Services sector for over 30 years and has built one of the most efficient IT operations in Private Banking worldwide. He is currently a member of a number of Boards of Directors in the EFG International Group and provides consulting services to EFG notably in the area of Executive Remuneration.
Chief Operating Officer of EFG International and a member of the Executive Committee until September 2007, he was previously a member of the Executive Committee of EFG Bank (since 2002). Prior to this, Mr. Cookson was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of EFG Bank (1997-2002), Chief Operating Officer of Banque de Dépôts, Geneva (1991-1997) and the Head of Management Services of CBI-TDB Union Bancaire Privée (1986-1991).
Thibault de Tersant, Non-Executive & Independent Director
French, born in 1957
Thibault de Tersant is a member of the Board of Dassault Systèmes and has been executive vice president and CFO of the company since 1988 and Senior EVP since 2006. During his tenure in Dassault Systèmes, Mr de Tersant, who manages an organization in charge of Finance, Legal, Sales Administration, Pricing, Contracts Negotiations, Internal Control and M and A, has conducted more than 50 successful acquisitions totalling in excess of $ 4 billion. He oversaw Dassault Systèmes’ successful initial public offering on the Paris and Nasdaq stock exchanges in 1996, as well as a secondary offering in 1997.
Mr. de Tersant has more than 25 years of experience in the software industry. Thibault de Tersant is a graduate of the ESSEC Business School and of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.
Sergio Giacoletto-Roggio, Non-Executive & Independent Director
Swiss, born in 1949
Sergio Giacoletto-Roggio serves as an Independent Director. His current portfolio of positions includes Chairman of Oberthur Technologies Holding, Senior Independent Director at Colt Technologies SA and Operating Partner with Advent International. In December 2008, Mr. Giacoletto-Roggio retired from Oracle Corporation where he had been a Company Officer and Executive Vice President for Europe, Middle East and Africa since 2000.
Prior to joining Oracle in 1997, Mr. Giacoletto-Roggio was President, Value Added Services for Europe at AT&T. Earlier in his career, Mr Giacoletto-Roggio spent 20 years with Digital Equipment Corporation in various senior management and executive roles in services, sales, marketing and information management.
Mr. Giacoletto-Roggio holds a Master Degree in Computer Science from the University of Turin, Italy.
Erik Hansen, Non-executive and independent director
Danish - Born 1952
Erik Hansen is a recognised software industry veteran with over 30 years of experience as a senior executive at leading software companies.
Mr Hansen is currently Chairman of the Board of Myriad Group AG having previously been CEO and Board Member at Day Software (2008-2011) which was acquired by Adobe in 2010. Prior to this, Mr Hansen held several senior leadership roles at companies including TIBCO Software (2000-2004), TA Triumph Adler (1994-1997) and Apple (1990-1994), both in Europe and in the United States.
Mr. Hansen holds a degree from the business college in Horsens, Denmark.