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Management

Posted on 20.03.2007

Management Board
The Management Board is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Company’s operations, the representation of the Company and the organisation of its accounting. The Management Board is accountable to the Supervisory Board and must adhere to its lawful instructions. According to the Articles of Association of the Company, the Management Board may have from 1 to 3 members.

Members of the management board
Armin Karu
Armin Karu
Chairman of the Management Board

Mr. Armin Karu serves as the Chairman of the Management Board of the Company since 1993. Mr.Karu is the founder of the Company. He graduated from Haaga Institute in Finland (International Management Diploma 1998; MBA 2005). Major fields of responsibility of Mr.Karu are strategic management and realization of the rapid expansion oriented development plan.
   
Mart Relve Mart Relve
Managing Director
Member of the Management Board
Mr. Mart Relve serves as a member of the Management Board of the Company since 2007. Mr.Relve has graduated from Tallinn Technical University with a degree in international business management in 1997 and ha has participated in Executive MBA program in Estonian Business School (2005-2006). Mr.Relve previously served as a vice president in Estonian Air, managing director and a member of board in a retail company R Kiosk Eesti AS and a director general of Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Mr.Relve is responsible for management and development of the day-to-day operations of the Company.

 
Andri Avila Andri Avila
Member of the Management Board
Mr. Andri Avila serves as a member of the Management Board of the Company since 2006. Mr.Avila joined the Company in 2001 as the Chief Financial Officer. He graduated from Concordia International University in Estonia in 2000 with a degree in international business management. He has previously been employed by various real estate and investment companies, mostly in the capacity of the Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Avila is responsible for investor relations, financial and legal issues.



Supervisory board
According to the Articles of Association of the Company, the Supervisory Board consists of 3 to 7 members who are appointed by the General Meeting of shareholders for a period of 5 years. In accordance with the Estonian Commercial Code, the Supervisory Board of the Company is responsible for the strategic planning of the business activities of the Company and supervising the activities of the Management Board. The Supervisory Board is accountable before the shareholders of the Company (acting through the General Meeting).

Members of the supervisory board

Jaan Korpusov (born 1957). Mr. Jaan Korpusov serves as a member of the Supervisory Board of the Company since 2006. Mr. Korpusov studied at faculty of history in Tartu University during 1984-1985. Mr. Korpusov worked in the Ministry for Environment between 1980 and 1988 and later served as a member of the Management Board of cooperative “Ego”. Mr. Korpusov currently serves on the Management Board of OÜ Hendaya Invest.

Kaia Karu (born 1963). Mrs. Kaja Karu serves as a member of the Supervisory Board of the Company since 2006. Ms. Karu has graduated from the Tallinn Technical University in 1986 with a degree on services economy and organisation. She has worked as the chief accountant in cooperative “EGO” from 1987 to 1993 and as a slot casino manager and a deputy Chief Human Resources Officer in Olympic Casino Eesti AS since 1993. Ms. Karu is a member of the Management Board of OÜ Emahool.

Liina Linsi (born 1961). Ms. Liina Linsi serves as a member of the Supervisory Board of the Company since 2006. Ms. Linsi graduated cum laude from the University of Tartu in 1984 (law). She is a sworn attorney of the AS Advokaadibüroo Lepik & Luhaäär LAWIN.

Peep Vain (born 1968). Mr. Peep Vain serves as a member of the Supervisory Board of the Company since 2006. Mr. Vain has studied technology in the Tallinn Polytechnic Institute from 1986 to 1987 and market economy in the University of Tartu between 1989 and 1990. He has a summa cum laude degree from the Bently College, Massachussetts, USA in the field of marketing (with finance as an auxiliary subject). Mr. Vain is a member of the Management Boards of OÜ Vain & Partnerid.

Anders Galfvensjö (born 1955). Mr. Anders Galfvensjö serves as a member of the Supervisory Board of the Company since 2007. He has graduated the Faculty of Law in the University of Stockholm and held different managerial positions within the Volvo Group for 14 years, the ABB Group for 4 years with and 2 years with the District Court of Stockholm. Before joining Olympic Entertainment Group he was working as President of Casino Cosmopol, a subsidiary of Svenska Spel. At the same time Mr. Galfvensjö was actively involved in setting up the European Casino Association (ECA) and was its Chairman. Since October 2006 Mr. Galfvensjö works as a Chief of Expansion in Olympic Entertainment Group AS.


Auditor of the Company
The appointed auditors of the Company for financial year of 2007 are KPMG Baltics AS:
• Taivo Epner – authorised auditor
• Krista Rosenberg – executive auditor



Key personnel

Anders Galfvensjö Anders Galfvensjö
Chief Expansion Officer
   
Hindrek Vain Hindrek Vain
Surveillance Director
   
Häli Siimaste Häli Siimaste
Chief HR Officer
   
Indrek Jürgenson Indrek Jürgenson
Chief Information Officer
   
Katre Kaarenperk-Vanatoa Katre Kaarenperk-Vanatoa
Chief Marketing Officer
   
Kristi Liinak Kristi Liinak
Chief Financial Officer
   
Meelis Pielberg Meelis Pielberg
Chief Development Officer
   
Raoul Järvis Raoul Järvis
Chief Technology Development Officer
   
Sverre Puustusmaa Sverre Puustusmaa
Project Director
   
Tarmo Kase Tarmo Kase
Chief Operating Officer
   
   
Gustav Martin Gustav Martin
New Casino Project Development Manager
   
Kristel Anok Kristel Anok
Partnership and Customer Relations Manager
   
Piret Barlo Piret Barlo
Development Specialist
   
Priit Pajumaa Priit Pajumaa
Poker Manager

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