Elpedison on Thursday announced changes in its board of directors, with Nikolaos Zachariadis, currently executive chairman, taking over as Chief Executive Officer in the company, while Michel Piquet, currently CEO, is taking over as executive chairman.

These changes were agreed during an annual general shareholders' meeting on Wednesday. Zachariadis has worked as an executive for more than 20 years in Hellenic Petroleum's refinery in Thessaloniki and as CEO in other companies in the group. Michel Piquet has more than 20 years experience in the energy sector, working since 2006 in Edison and as CEO in Elpedison since 2009.