Board of Directors

Chris Niarchos

Chris Niarchos

Chairman and Founder

As the Founder and Chairman of the Cobra Group of Companies, Chris sets the strategic direction and ensures the objectives of every business within the Group are met. Appco Group is the direct sales and marketing subsidiary of the Cobra Group of Companies. In 1987, as a 22-year-old, Chris started his direct sales business in Sydney, Australia, with the vision of one day building it into the world’s largest and most successful sales and marketing company.

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Mike Blane

Mike Blane

Managing Director, Appco Group International

Mike started his direct sales career in 1990 in Sydney, Australia, and quickly developed a passion and flair for the sales and marketing industry. He was one of the key players in the significant growth of the Australian and New Zealand business during the early 90s and, along with Chris Niarchos and his senior team, laid the foundations for Appco's global expansion.

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