Photo-Me International announces board changes

Photo-Me International plc, the instant-service equipment group, announced four new appointments: Tania Crasnianski as an executive director, and Camille Claverie, René Proglio and Sigieri Diaz della Vittoria Pallavicini as non-executive directors. All appointments are effective immediately.  

Crasnianski has been an independent legal adviser for the past seven years and prior to that held the role of Head of Global Investments at Stratford Capital between 2006-2014. Crasnianski spent 12 years in the legal field; having worked in that time as a Criminal Lawyer for SCP Versini-Campinchi & Associés, Paris. Crasnianski joined the group on June 1, 2020, as head of legal and general secretary, and shortly thereafter took over the supervision of the Group’s entities in Germany and Austria.

Claverie is a Director at Montefiore Investment where her responsibilities cover deal origination, and execution and investment monitoring to support companies and management teams in their growth plans. Ms. Claverie has previously held roles at Sagard, latterly as Principal, and at Morgan Stanley. The board considers Claverie to be non-independent because she works for Montefiore Investment which currently holds 9.8% of the issued share capital of Photo-Me.

Proglio worked at Morgan Stanley for 17 years and during that time he held senior roles, including as Managing Director (2004-2007) and as Head of Investment Banking (2008-2010). Before this, he was a Partner at Ernst & Young.

Pallavicini is the founder and managing partner of Italian private equity firm Armònia SGR. For 15 years, Pallavicini was the founder CEO and Chairman of GWM Financial Group and he was CEO of Greentech Energy Systems A.S, a Danish renewable energy company. During his career, Sigieri has worked in several financial institutions including Morgan Stanley, Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, and JP Morgan.