WE ARE PHARMATHEN

Our leaders

Vassilios Katsos - Member of the Board

Vassilios Katsos

Member of the Board

  • Studied Pharmacy at the University of Athens
  • 1993, as the company’s CEO, he envisioned Pharmathen’ s multinational business model and paved the path leading to that end by emphasizing on continuous progress and innovation
Nelly Katsou - Member of the Board

Nelly Katsou

Member of the Board

  • Studied Pharmacy at the University of Athens
  • 1993, became a leading member of Pharmathen Management Team
  • Along with Mr. Vassilios Katsos, she envisioned Pharmathen among the top healthcare companies in the world, providing leading pharmaceutical innovations and solutions and methodically worked up to a prominent position within the global pharmaceutical industry
Dimitris Kadis  - Group CEO

Dimitris Kadis

Group CEO

  • MBA from the Warwick Business School
  • 2003, started working at Pharmathen holding several Senior positions in Financial Analysis, Corporate and Business Development and Strategic Planning
  • During his tenure in Business Development our global presence extended to 65 counties
  • Currently holds the position of Group CEO
Dr. Evangelos Karavas - Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Evangelos Karavas

Chief Scientific Officer

  • Chemist, PhD in Pharmaceutical Technology
  • 1991, started working at Pharmathen holding several senior roles in Production, Quality and Research & Development
  • Scientific achievements: 67, patent certificates & applications, more than 30 publications, 676 citations. Average citations per item 23,3.
  • 2003, assumed the position of Vice President Research & Industrial Operations leading among others the expansion of Research & Development operations through two new R&D facilities of innovative formulations & APIs, as well as the creation of a state of the art manufacturing unit in Sapes, Northern Greece
Diomedes Vassiliou  - Group CFO

Diomedes Vassiliou

Group CFO

  • BSc from London School of Economics - Chevening Scholar
  • 2016, joined Pharmathen as Group Chief Financial Officer
  • Fellow Chartered Accountant, member of ICAEW
  • CPA fellow, member of IPAC
  • Held senior financial positions in large multinational corporations throughout South Eastern Europe including Hellenic Petroleum and AIG – Alico
  • Was Group CFO at Intralot, Antenna and Regency Entertainment
George Drossos - Vice President Human Resources & Corporate Affairs

George Drossos

Vice President Human Resources & Corporate Affairs

  • MBA from University of Hull & B.Sc. in Marketing Management from American College of Greece
  • With more than twenty years of leadership experience in driving multicultural organizations to high performance culture and achievements through centralization /digitalization of procedures and employer branding actions.
  • 2012, joined Pharmathen as Group HR Director
  • Developed and implemented a wide range of initiatives focused on the company’s global talent strategy, including staffing, career development and reward systems.
  • Improved leadership HR engagement, staff effectiveness and retention as well as developed and implemented HR processes infrastructure globally.
  • Under his leadership, the company was awarded as “Best Place to Work” for four consecutive years (2012-2016)
Themos Karatzas - Vice President Industrial Operations

Themos Karatzas

Vice President Industrial Operations

  • Production & Management Engineer with studies in the Technical University of Crete
  • 2005, started working at Pharmathen and since has held leadership roles in Industrial Operations
  • Responsible for the 12 CMOs of Pharmathen aiming at high OTIFs and continuous improvements of GPM
  • Identified, evaluated and selected new CMO sites to support needed production and testing (Benchmarking) and was the project leader responsible for the construction of the Long Acting Injectables plants at Sapes Rodopis and for Industrials sector Capex implementation
Efthymios Koutris - Vice President Research & Development Operations

Efthymios Koutris

Vice President Research & Development Operations

  • Diploma in Chemical Engineering (M.Sc.Eng.) from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • 2000, started working at Pharmathen holding several roles in Research & Development
  • Scientific achievements: 56 patent certificates & applications and development of more than 90 pharmaceutical products
  • Project leader of the design and the investment plan of the 17000m2 production site at Sapes, Komotini
  • Developed innovative drug delivery technologies/products with several applications (PF ophthalmics, sustained release, LAIs etc.)
Mohit Singh - Vice President of Business Development & Portfolio Management

Mohit Singh

Vice President of Business Development & Portfolio Management

  • Engineer and MBA from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi
  • 2013, started working at Pharmathen in Business Development & Portfolio Management roles
  • 16 years of experience, both in Developed and Emerging Markets, in Global Business Development, Strategy and Portfolio Management roles
  • In the past, held leadership positions in various pharmaceutical companies such as Portfolio Lead for Branded Generics and Group Director of Business Development.
Gareth Williams - Vice President Business Development

Gareth Williams

Vice President Business Development

  • Studied Finance, Accounting & Information Systems at University of Witwatersrand (Wits) in South Africa
  • 2008, joined Pharmathen’s Business Development Department in the company’s UK offices
  • Supported the growth of Pharmathen’s Global B2B presence in the last 10 years through various regional and managerial responsibilities within the Group’s Business Development Department.