Mr Charles Scerri; Chairman and Independent Non-Executive director

Charles Scerri is a Certified Public Accountant by profession (Fellow of the Institute of Accountants) with a long career in finance and management at senior executive positions. He has worked in various industry sectors including banking and finance, auditing, leisure and hospitality. In 1995 he set up his own accountancy and audit practice, Charles Scerri & Associates, with the firm currently employing more than 45 employees and being the exclusive representative of IAPA in Malta. Charles also sits as an independent director on various boards.

Mr Richard J Saliba
Mr Richard J Saliba holds a B.A. (Hons) in Accountancy from the University of Malta and brings more than 30 years of experience as a certified public accountant and auditor. He established his own practice in 1993, having previously served as an Audit Manager at a leading local Audit Firm.

Mr Patrick Hall
Mr Patrick Hall holds a Degree in Business Administration from Henley Business School in the United Kingdom and is the founder of a firm offering advisory and business services to local and international clients. Mr Hall also serves as a business administrator for a cloud and data center services company and has been appointed as a system analyst for a collaborative project with a university to develop an innovative conversational AI platform. Mr Hall is also the co-founder of multiple successful restaurant and cafeteria ventures.


Mr Joseph Pace; Executive Director

Mr Pace has been in the retail and foodstuffs business for over 17 years with significant experience in the management of day-to-day operations from his start as owner of JPS supermarket in 2001. Mr Pace has also consistently shown his financial acumen to be up to standard through his operational and financial involvement as director of Marant Food Products Limited, a company which supplies pre-packed food to groceries and supermarkets nationwide. Such financial acumen has been further defined through Mr Pace’s role as owner and finance director of the Group, which has grown from one shop in Zebbug to over 55 shops over a span of 10 years. As finance director, Mr Pace is responsible for the Group’s accounting function, expansion strategies, financial management and financing amongst others.

Mr Ivan Calleja; Executive Director
Mr Ivan Calleja has led the Group from its inception to its current position in the minimarket sector. Mr Calleja has developed the Group’s operational strategy and is in charge of maintaining solid relationships with the Group’s shareholders, business partners and the respective authorities. Mr Calleja also serves as the main point of contact between the directors and most of the Group’s middle management and support staff with proven problem-solving and conflict management skills. Mr Calleja also serves as the public relations representative of the Group.

Mr Manuel Piscopo; Executive Director
Mr Piscopo has been involved in the Group since 2005 as owner and manager of the Safi and Mqabba outlets. More recently, Mr Piscopo was also involved as shareholder and manager of a number of entities within the Group. Mr Piscopo has also served the Group as head of new outlets and maintenance since 2014 and has been actively involved in setting the Group standards and ensuring that such standards are maintained throughout the various outlets.


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