Alexander Athanassoulas, President & CEO – STIRIXIS S.A.
M.Civ.Eng, MBA, IPMA - Group’s President & CEO
Alex holds a Masters in Civil Engineering (MCivEng) from Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki Greece and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) with distinction, from the Adam Smith Business School of Glasgow University in Great Britain. He is certified in Project Management from the International Project Management Association (IPMA), certified in Strategy and Innovation from the International Customer Service Association and an eminent public speaker on the subject of Systems Thinking and its tools for Maximization of ROI. Alex is also a founding member of both the Greek and the Romanian Chapter of CEO Clubs International, the world’s biggest CEO organization, currently a member of the Advisory Board as well as the Executive Vice President of the Greek Chapter and has served as the Executive Vice president for the Romanian Chapter during the first year of operations. He is also currently a member of the Advisory Board of the Athens Customer Experience Festival, an elected member of the Board of the Greek Nigerian Chamber of Commerce and Technology, an elected member of the Board of the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and he has served as elected member of the Hellenic Institute of Marketing from 2010 to 2013. His work in design, development and implementation of innovative “Systems Thinking” at different business sectors, place him at the forefront of Business Development and Business Consulting. He has been published with a great number of technical and business articles in the National and International Press. Alex was recognized as the Best European CEO in Retail Development from European CEO Awards in 2015.