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Request for proposal for the selection of advisor to provide advisory services in relation to the Assessment of the Board of Directors of Public Undertaking

Request for proposal for the selection of advisor to provide advisory services in relation to the Assessment of the Board of Directors of Public Undertaking

Request for proposal for the selection of advisor to provide advisory services in relation to the Assessment of the Board of Directors of Public Undertaking

Last Update: “The deadline for submission of proposals is extended till Wednesday 4thApril 2018 at 17:00.”

Clarifications:

1.   In relation to the clarification requested by interested party, regarding the language of the offers to be submitted, it is clarified that the offers may be submitted either in Greek or in English.

2.   In relation to the clarification requested by interested party, regarding the phrase “Compile and present a detailed Board Assessment Report”, it is clarified that:

Among the services provided by the selected advisor, it is included the compile and presentation of an assessment report for each of the members of the Board of Directors, under the competence of HCAP as shareholder.

3.   In relation to the clarification requested by interested party, whether the participation in the present procurement procedure raises a matter of Conflict of Interests for the participants, because of which the participants could exclude them from participating in ongoing or in future procurement procedures of HCAP, it is clarified that:

The conflict of interest situation is examined separately for each RfP based on the facts, which would lead to a conflict of interest situation for the particular project in question. Participation in on-going procurement procedures does not, by definition, lead to a conflict of interest situation. For future procurement procedures, the conflict of interest situation is judged on a case-by-case basis.

4.   In relation to the clarification requested by interested party, regarding the first Service ( i.e. “Propose and draft, in cooperation with HCAP, and in accordance with the best international practices, the board assessment (evaluation) process, methodology and criteria for the (executive and non-executive) members of the Board of Directors”), whether it is requested a proposal for the design of a Policy that will determine the mechanism for the evaluation and selection criteria of the members of the Board of Directors of a particular subsidiary included in HCAP’s portfolio or a Policy that will set the standards for the evaluation and selection criteria of members of Board of Directors of more than one / all of HCAP’s subsidiaries, it is clarified that it is requested a proposal for the design of a Policy that will determine the mechanism for the evaluation and selection criteria of the members of the Board of Director of a particular subsidiary included in HCAP’s portfolio.

5.   In relation to the clarification requested by interested party, regarding the third Service (i.e. “Compile and present a detailed Board Assessment Report”), whether it is requested a proposal for a report that will assess the members of the Board of Directors of a particular subsidiary within the HCAP portfolio or the evaluation of members of Board of Directors of more than one/ all of HCAP’s subsidiaries, it is clarified that it is requested a proposal for a report that will assess the members of the Board of Director of a particular subsidiary within the HCAP portfolio.

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