He started his career in the paper industry
at "ATHENS PAPER MILL S.A.- SOFTEX" in 1957, where
he established the tissue paper sector from 1961
By the time of his departure from the company
in 1972, "ATHENS PAPER MILL S.A. - SOFTEX" was
the biggest tissue producer in Europe and an important
producer of writing, printing and packaging papers.
From 1972 to 1975 he was General Manager of PAKO
Corrugated Cartons Industry and Consultant of
From 1972 to 1980, as a paper industry consultant,
he successfully completed projects in many countries
(Italy, Yugoslavia, Germany, Kuwait, Lebanon,
South Africa, Turkey, Iran, etc.).
In 1975, together with prominent Greek Papermakers
he formed "CARTELLAS S.A.- DELICA".
In 1980 he started "THRACE
PAPERMILL S.A. - DIANA". He remains until
now the 100% shareholder and President. THRACE
PAPER MILL S.A. No 1 private Paper Mill in Greece
and its main activity is Consumer Tissue Products.
In 1987 he started "PYRAMIDS
PAPERMILL S.A.E.- FLORA" in Cairo, Egypt,
in collaboration with local partners. He is currently
62,5% majority shareholder and President of the
Company. PYRAMIDS PAPER MILLS S.A.E. ranks No
1 private Paper Mill in Egypt and its main activity
is Consumer Tissue Products.
End 1993 he bought majority shares by privatization
in 2 Paper Mills in Hungary. From 1.1.95 he is
100% shareholder and President of the two hungarian
A) "ST. ANDRE PAPERMILL
S.A." Its main activities are Envelopes and
B) "PISZKEI PAPERMILL
S.A. - CREPTO" Its main activities are Consumer
Tissue Products and Fine Papers and ranks No 1
in its activities.
End 1997 he bought the majority shares by privatization
in one (1) Paper Mill in Bulgaria, "BELOVO
PAPERMILL S.A." Its main activities are Consumer
Tissue Products and other papers.
1) President of the Educational Center of Chemical
2) Vice President of the Federation of Greek Paper
3) Board Member of the Economic and Industrial
4) Board Member of Greek-American Business Council
1) President of Thrace Industries Union
2) President of Athens National Technical University
3) Vice President of the Industrial Property Organization
4) Board Member of National Bank of Greece in
Athens and Paris