Monday 22 January 2018

Hiro Athanasiou

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Born in 1960

Independent Non-executive Member of the Board since 17.6.2016 (1st term)

She was the Chairman and Managing Director of Unilever in Greece and Cyprus, from December 1st, 2013 until December 2017 - the first woman to lead the company, since its establishment, after a 28 year successful career in Marketing, Sales and Exports, both in Greece and abroad.

She is an independent non-executive director on the Board of Directors of Piraeus Bank, director on the Board of the Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research (IOBE), director on the Board of the Association of Greek Commercial Food Companies (SEET), director on the Board of the Hellenic-Dutch Association (HEDA), member of the Board of the Hellenic Management Association (EEDE), and an active member of the Hellenic Institute of Marketing (EIM), the Women’s Organisation of Managers and Entrepreneurs (TOGME), the Leadership Sector (THGE), and the Association of Chief Executive Officers (EASE).

She holds a BA (Hons) in Marketing & Management from Deree, The American College of Greece and an MSc in International Relations and Personnel Management from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences.

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