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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 
The Board of Directors of Medserv plc is responsible for the overall direction and management of the Company. 

Executive Directors:
 
Mr. Anthony S. Diacono – Executive Chairman
Anthony S. Diacono has been a director of Medserv p.l.c. since inception in 2001 and of Medserv Operations Ltd. since 1997. He has held several posts as Chairman, C.E.O. or director in both the public and private sector. He brings to the Group his experience obtained in Malta and overseas in both the manufacturing and service sectors. Mr. Diacono is also active with the Constituted Business Organisation in Malta and was President of the Malta Federation of Industry between 1992 and 1993. As of April 2010, Mr. Diacono also sits on the board of directors of CommBank Europe Limited and was appointed as Chairman as from 1 July 2012. As Chairman of the executive board, Mr Diacono provides overall strategic direction and insights to the executive board, and together with the board, draws up the organisation’s long-term strategy, goals and objectives.
 
Mr David O’Connor – Group CEO
Dave is the founder of Regis and the Chief Executive Officer of the MedservRegis Group. Dave gained experience in the civil engineering trade, specialising in explosives and air compressors. Later he moved to the steel trade and became involved with export sales to all southern African countries. He capitalised on that experience to launch Regis Trading International in 1992. From this trading platform, supplying the Non-Governmental Organisations and the oil industry, he went on to create Regis Holdings Limited.
 
A professional leader with an acute eye for business opportunities. As CEO, Mr Dave O’Connor has overall responsibility for leading the development and execution of the group’s long term strategy, as well as providing direction and leadership towards the achievement of the company’s mission, strategy and its annual goals and objectives.
 
Mr Olivier Bernard – Group Deputy CEO (Finance, Administrator, Investment and Trade)
Olivier studied Business and Finance in Neoma (previously known as Reims Management School) in France, and a few years later studied Management at INSEAD. He gained experience with blue chip companies in the oilfield service industry in various countries in Europe and Africa.
 
From 2000 until 2016 he was a key member of the team developing the biggest onshore support base in sub-Saharan Africa, based in Luanda (Angola), with a total investment of USD 1 billion. During this time, he assumed various positions, negotiating financing with international banks, implementing SAP (a German-based multinational software corporation that makes enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations), and ultimately in the general management of the company. He then moved to Regis in his current role.
 
As deputy CEO, Mr Bernard is that of heading the Finance, HR, IT and Administration of the Group.
 
Mr. Karl Bartolo – Group Deputy CEO (Business)
A dynamic leader with experience in designing and implementing strategic change and a proven ability to make viable contributions at senior management and board level. This highly developed strategic acumen is underpinned by extensive analytical skills, financial know-how, and a continuous drive towards business process improvement. Track record of delivering cost control and revenue growth. Karl is a Certified Public Accountant by profession, who graduated from the University of Malta in 2001 with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons.)
 
Karl has been part of the Medserv group for over thirteen years and was a key contributor to its growth strategy. As deputy CEO, Mr Bartolo has overall responsibility of head of business and company operations.
 
Non-Executive Directors:
 
Mr. Joseph Zammit Tabona
Mr Zammit Tabona is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a fellow of the Malta Institute of Accountants, a fellow of the Institute of Taxation and holds a warrant to practice as a Certified Public Accountant. He has also held the appointment of High Commissioner to the Court of St James’s and non-resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Ireland. He is currently appointed a Special Envoy to the Prime Minister of Malta for investment promotion.
 
On 1st August 2013 Mr Zammit Tabona was appointed a director of Klesch Group Limited, being responsible for government affairs, and also appointed as Chairman of the Valletta Cruise Port plc. On 28th February 2014 he was appointed as a non-executive director of Medserv Plc. He has held other directorships from both within the private and public sector.
 
His experience in public practice and his active involvement in both the public and private sectors in recent years have enabled him to develop a deep understanding of the needs of all sectors of local industry.
 
Dr Laragh Cassar B.A. L.M. (Lond.) LL.D.
Dr Laragh Cassar holds a degree in Law from the University of Malta (Doctor of Laws, 2002) and a postgraduate Master degree in Banking and Finance from the University of London (2003). She started her career with Camilleri Preziosi in 2003 and was admitted to partnership in 2010 and was responsible for the investment services department. Over the years, Laragh has been actively involved in a large number of note and equity listings on the regulated market of the Malta Stock Exchange as well as assisting with the ongoing obligations of listed companies. In June 2015, Laragh set up the civil and commercial law firm ‘Camilleri Cassar Advocates’. Laragh is responsible for the capital markets and investment services areas of practice of the firm.
 
Mr Keith Grunow Hons BComm; CA(SA) MBL
Keith is a Chartered Accountant having a BComm degree, Honours in Accounting Science as well as a Master’s degree in Business Leadership. He is a former Managing Director of Super Group Ltd, African Ops; after serving as Financial Director and previous to this was Finance Director/Joint Managing Director of Kelly Personnel Group. Keith has also invested in companies engaged in property development and leisure activities and serves as a director on a number of private equity companies and property development companies. He has been involved in the placement of bonds as well as in several M&As across Sub-Saharan Africa.
 
Monica Vilabril
An experienced Business Operations Optimisation Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the Financial Services industry, Monica started her career in financial services in South Africa and worked her way from project management to Chief Operating Officer in a matter of years. After over 10 years with Fairheads Benefit Services, Monica took on a consultancy role, currently with an international assurance company where her remit is to develop and facilitate the implementation of business and operational strategies in order to improve and grow the business capabilities of the organisation. Monica also previously sat on the board of Regis Holdings Limited as a non-executive director between 2020 and 2021. 
 
 
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