Chairman of Sarantis Group and Chief Executive Officer of the joint venture between THE ESTEE LAUDER COMPANIES and GR. SARANTIS S.A..
He was born in Athens and studied at Athens Law School. He is also a graduate of Athens College.
His decisive executive leadership and vision has helped bring accelerated growth for both Sarantis Group and The Estee Lauder JV.
He is a results-focused and effectual leader with a proven ability to deliver improvements to product quality, market positioning, customer relationships and financial performance.
He adopts a motivational management style able to build and retain highly motivated teams.
Mr. Dimitris Reppas was born in Leonidio of Arkadia in 1952. He holds a BSc in Dentistry from the University of Athens. As far as his work experience is concerned, he has worked as a dentist surgeon in Athens. Moreover, he was elected as Member of Parliament representing the region of Arkadia in 1981, while he had also been reelected in subsequent elections until 2012. Within this period, he served as Minister of: Press and Government Representative, Labor and Social Security, Transport and Network Infrastructure, Public Administration, and e-Government. He has written many articles, research papers and a book: “Face to face with the Media”. He is married with two children.
Mr. Economou is an Independent-Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of GR. SARANTIS S.A. while at the same time he is a member of the Audit Committee. He has many years of experience in the construction sector, through the companies of Parnon S.A. and Vistonis S.A., and provides his experience in particular on projects and capital expenditures of the Group.
Independent and Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors. Holds a Bachelor in Business Management from the University of Surrey and an MSc in Business Innovation, Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Management from University of London. He is a graduate of Moraitis School. His most recent work experience is within the financial services advisory area.Since 2019 he has been working as a Growth Lead at Beat (Daimler Group).
Irene Nikiforaki was appointed to the Athens Court of First Instance in 1997 and is admitted before the Supreme Court of Greece. She holds a BSc in Law from the University of Athens, a MSc in European Competition Law from University of Edinburgh, a Ph.D “Technology Licensing the evolution of EU Competition law”, while she has attended a Female Leadership Program in 2020 of Saïd Business School. She has a vast experience and expertise in Competition and Regulatory law with a focus on the Telecoms industry and on the Information/Communication/Technology sector (ICT Sector), on commercial contracts, on intellectual and industrial property law, corporate law and on the areas of mergers and acquisitions. From 2002 – until present she has acted as Expert Legal Counsel/Barrister of the Hellenic Telecommunications and Posts Commission competent for Regulatory and Competition law issues in the Electronic Communications sector, while during the years 2007-2008 she served as expert legal counsel at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transports. She is the founding member of the law office ‘Nikiforaki & Fereti Law’ (https://nikiforaki.ondev.gr). She has participated in various legislative committees and has represented EETT at the European Competition Network (ECN). She teaches Electronic Communications Law as a visiting lecturer in the Post-Graduate programs and she has various academic publications.
Chief Executive Officer of Sarantis Group.
He was born in Athens and studied at the Athens University of Economics and Business. He is also a graduate of Athens College.
His vision and business thinking brought significant development in the company making it one of the leading consumer companies in Europe.
He has repeatedly produced sustained revenue, operational performance and profitability within dynamic and changing markets, building shareholder value, driving vision, and achieving critical strategic goals.
He is renowned for his healthy and practical management style centered on the employees’ fulfillment and advancement.
Deputy CEO & Chief Financial Officer responsible for all the non-commercial activities of the Group. He has been the CFO of Sarantis Group since 1995, having 12 years of former experience as a Chartered Accountant (at SOL) and Business Consultant (at ARTHUR ANDERSEN). He has also attended the Advanced Management Program (AMP) and Corporate Financial Strategy in Global Markets (CFSGM) executive programs of INSEAD Business School.
Currently holds the SARANTIS Group Legal Department Director position and has been with GR. SARANTIS S.A. as in house counsel since 1997.
Graduate (cum laude) of Athens College. Graduate (magna cum laude) of Athens Law School. Holds a postgraduate degree in law (L.L.M.) from the University of London (studied at UCL & QMC).
Apart from his position as Legal Counsel and participation in the Boards of significant private sector companies, has participated to the BoD of “National System for the Quality of Infrastructures“ (Greek Organization for Standards and Standardization, National Institute for Measures & Metrology), and of “THEMIS Constructions” as Deputy Chairman.
She holds a Master degree in Special Education from Lesley College in USA and a Bachelor in Psychology from Deree College in Athens, she is also a Graduate of Moraitis High School. Furthermore, she ensured the immediacy of the Audit Committee's communication with key shareholders and enhanced the expansion of the Audit Committee's expertise, maintaining communication channels during her term that lasted until 2018.
A passionate visionary FMCG professional with experiences around different categories (food, personal care, and beauty), different countries and regions. Focus on brands and people in the business and working hard, on a daily basis with everyone in the organization to deliver business objectives and create value for all stakeholders. Experienced with all channels, modern retailers, traditional trade stores and digital. Proven record on leading teams in a volatile environment with effective communication and engagement. Efficient and productive, leading by example with front line leadership style, always positive, energetic, solution and action oriented. His 20 years work experience in the FMCG sector is a privilege for the Group. He worked across many countries through companies such as MINERVA S.A. and PZ Cussons. He holds a bachelor’s in chemical engineering, an MBA master’s degree, while he completed the INSEAD International Directors Program during 2019.
Holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics from Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki and a Master Science Degree in Strategic Human Resources Management from ALBA. Before joining our Group he had experience in the FMCG sector in several HR positions at Minerva S.A Food Company.