BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Vassilios Katsos – President of Pharmathen
Vassilios Katsos was born in Athens. He graduated from Pierce College and continued his studies at the University of Athens, School of Pharmacy. In 1993 as one of the major shareholders he assumed the position of President of the Board of Directors at Pharmathen S.A. Under his leadership, the strategic restructuring of the family company began in 1993, placing emphasis first on strengthening the company’s presence in the Greek market and thereafter on the expansion of international activities.
Nellie Katsou - Vice President of the Board
Nellie Katsou was born in Athens. In 1989 she graduated from the University of Athens, School of Pharmacy. She is a major shareholder and has been a leading member of the administration of Pharmathen since 1993. Today, Ms. Katsou is the Vice President of the Board of Directors and the Managing Director of Pharmathen. She is also responsible for overseeing and monitoring the Administrative and Financial Services of Pharmathen’s Group of Companies. Along with her brother, Mr. Vassilios Katsos, she envisioned and methodically worked to bring Pharmathen to a prominent position in the Global pharmaceutical industry.
Evangelos Karavas – Vice President of Research&Industrial Operations
Stelios Spanos – Vice President of Sales and Marketing–Greek Market
Stelios Spanos graduated from the Department of Statistics at the University of Piraeus and started his career in the Greek pharmaceutical market in Bayer Hellas S.A. serving as an executive in the position of Commercial Director, actively involved both in Greece and internationally. Mr. Spanos has joined Pharmathen since 1994 and has dealt with the reengineering of Pharmathen's marketing operations in the Greek Market.Holds the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing Greece is responsible for all of the group own label activities in the local market , having developed Pharmathen as one of the largest local players.
Diomedes Vassiliou – Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Diomedes Vassiliou is the CFO of Pharmathen Group. He has extensive experience in the finance and advisory sectors. Prior to joining Pharmathen, Diomedes served as Group CFO at Intralot, Antenna and Regency Entertainment. Furthermore, he has held senior financial positions in large multinational corporations throughout South Eastern Europe, including at Hellenic Petroleum and AIG - ALICO. He has also worked as Lead Manager in the sell side M&A division of PwC (Greece) and as Assistant Manager in the Business Assurance Services of Ernst & Young (London). Diomedes holds a BSc degree in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics, where he was a Chevening Scholar. He is a qualified Fellow Chartered Accountant member of ICAEW and CPA fellow member of ICPAC.
Dimitris Kadis – Vice President, Corporate Development
Mr. Kadis is an experienced business executive who has been with Pharmathen since 2003 . During his career, he has held progressively senior roles spanning financial analysis, corporate and business development, strategic planning, general management, and operations. He has held various positions in the public and private sector. Mr. Kadis currently heads Pharmathen’s Corporate Development strategy and Planning, being responsible for the successful implementation of Pharmathen's expansion plans. Mr. Kadis holds an MBA from the Warwick Business School and a BSc in Economics from the University of Athens.