Mr. Dimitris Maris, Founder & Chairman of 24MΕDIA, is elected President of the Board of Directors of ENED. New Board Members include Mr. Stamatis Zacharos of Capital.gr and Mr. Simos Zervas of Star Channel.
The Annual General Meeting of ENED and Board Elections were held on March 19th at the Offices of Pegasus. The new Board consists of: Mr. Dimitris Maris (Chairman - 24MEDIA), Mr. Thomas Siozopoulos (Vice President - Pegasus Interactive), Mr. Stamatis Zacharos (General Secretary - Capital.gr), Mr. Dimitris Iliopoulos (Treasurer - Athinorama / Desmi Publishing) and Mr. Simos Zervas (Member - Star Channel).
During the General Meeting, the Annual Financial Report of 2014 and the budget for 2015 were approved, while a new Disciplinary Board was also elected, consisting of Mrs. Smaro Kouri (Prime Media), Mrs. Evi Varotsi (MEGA), Mrs. Ada Kyrkilis (DOL), Mr. Simos Zervas (STAR) and Mr. Konstantinos Kamaras (24MEDIA).
Furthermore, extensive discussions took place with the main topics being the challenges that the premium content publishers face as well as the overall state and trend of the digital market. Moreover, additional priorities were set, such as the further development and upgrade of the Traffic Measurement and Certification system, the further expansion of membership, the initiatives needed in order to highlight and enhance the comparative advantages of the Greek premium content sites as advertising vehicles and the introduction of specific terms for any third parties reproducing content.
Following his election, the new President of ENED Mr. Dimitris Maris stated: “Digital Media hold a key role in Greece. What we want to achieve, as the association of Digital Publishers, is to implement a plan based on three pillars: the further expansion of our institutional role, the creation of guidelines for the market, and the advantage that comes with integrating new technologies and creating common tools.”