Chairman of Sarantis Group.
Had been the Chief Executive Officer of the joint venture between THE ESTEE LAUDER COMPANIES and GR. SARANTIS S.A. since its establishment until the sale of the Company’s participation in the joint venture in June 2022.
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.
Evangelos Siarlis joined Sarantis family as Group HR Director in November 2016. After successfully serving the Group for almost 6 years he has been appointed as Group Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive Member of the Board of Directors since April 2022. During his professional journey in the company, he has led the HR development and digitalization, as well as the alignment of People agenda with strategic objectives. Characterized by strong leadership and management skills, Evangelos has extensive knowledge in building successful teams in diverse workplaces fueling organizational growth and high-performance culture. His more than eighteen-year experience in the FMCG sector and his thorough business acumen is a privilege for the Group since he is contributing significantly to our business results. Prior to this role, Evangelos was Head of Human Resources in Minerva S.A., a member of PZ Cussons Group. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics from Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki and a Master Science Degree in Strategic Human Resources Management from ALBA.
He has been with the Group since 1995 and played a decisive role in the planning and execution of the Group’s expansion and development strategy.
He has 12 years of previous experience as a Chartered Accountant (at SOL) and as a Business Consultant (at ARTHUR ANDERSEN).
He has attended INSEAD Business School's senior management program (AMP) and Corporate Financial Strategy in Global Markets (CFSGM).
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 2023 he has been working as a Head of Growth at Viva Wallet.
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.
Since June 2023, is appointed as a Deputy Chief Executive Officer and is in charge of the overall management of the Group and its strategy.
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.
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.
He was appointed as Group Chief Financial Officer in June 2023, coming from EY Greece where he was a Partner in Consulting Services, while in the past he has led the CFO Consulting Services for Greece and Southeast Europe.
With almost three decades of accumulated professional experience, he was CFO for leading companies in Greece and Europe. Prior to joining EY, he was Regional Finance Director for Central Europe and Italy, CFO for Switzerland and Group Financial Planning and Analysis Director at Coca-Cola HBC. Previously, he was CFO in a shipping company of Greek interests, where he led its Initial Public Offering on the London Stock Exchange.
He started his career as an auditor in London and Athens. He holds a degree in Banking and Financial Management from the University of Piraeus, and he is a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), in the United Kingdom.
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.