Executive Management Team

Theodore Alexakos, Commercial Director
newfotoHe holds a degree in Business Administration from Charleston University (USA) and an MBA. He has working experience in various Greek and multinational companies such as B.P. Hellas and 3E. He has a long-term experience in the aquaculture sector in sales, marketing and logistics. He joined Nireus in October 2015 and he holds the position of Commercial Director.

Rhea Eleftheraki, Supply Chain Director
EleftherakiShe holds a diploma in Chemical Engineering from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and speaks English, French and Italian. She has 22 years of working experience, from which the last 15 are in Nireus Group of companies in managerial positions (Senior Buyer, Purchasing Manager, Human Resources Manager and Supply Chain Director). Before Nireus S.A. she has worked for Sarantis S.A. as production manager and head of Athens' branch (sales and logistics). She is a member of the Greek Logistics Society (EEL), of the Greek People Management Association (GPMA) and of the Technical Chamber of Greece (ΤΕΕ).

Stratis Elissaios, Chief Financial Officer
newfotoHe holds a BA from Athens Economics University and an MBA in International Management from the European University. He has great work experience and has held top managerial positions in major Greek food industries with international exposure such as Kiriakos Phillippou Group and the Hellenic Duty Free Shops. He joined Nireus in March 2013 and holds the position of CFO.

Maria Labrinou, Legal and Corporate Affairs Director
LabrinouShe is a lawyer, holding a diploma from the Law school of the National & Kapodestrian University of Athens, with significant experience in Commercial and Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Competition Law, Securities Law, Negotiations. She also holds a university diploma in French Litterature  ( D.E.U.G. LETTRES MODERNES , Universite de Sorbonne, Paris IV). She joined Nireus Group since 1996. She has been actively involved in all Groupʼs corporate transactions in the aquaculture sector (legal due diligence, mergers and acquisitions) in Greece and in all countries in which Nireus is being activated, as well as to the negotiation, structuring and implementation of Listing to Stock Exchange procedures and I.P.O.s’, monitoring and compliance to Corporate Governance and Stock Market Rules and Regulations. She is the Group's General Counsel since 2007 and since 2012 she is a member of the Group Executive Committee and also the head of Group's Legal and Corporate Affairs, which includes Groupʼs Legal Dpt., Human Resources Management, Compliance and Corporate Social Responsibility issues and Group’s PR. She speaks English and French and she is a member of the Athens Bar Association since 1996.

Gerasimos Balomenos, Production Manager, Aquaculture Division
BalomenosHe is a graduate of the Economic Department of Athens Economics University. He has great professional experience as Accounting Manager in companies Societe Anonyme, while he has been involved professionally with fish farming since 1994. In 1995 he joined Nireus management team and since January 2002 he holds the position of Aquaculture Production Manager.

Leonidas Papaharisis, Quality/R&D Manager
PapaharisisHe is an Ichthyologist with advanced studies in Quality Management and has an MPhil in Fisheries Economics from the Business School of University οf Portsmouth (UK). He has been working in the aquaculture industry since 1996, initially as a business consultant for the preparation and coordination of research programs in fisheries and aquaculture sector. Since 2003 he has been working in NIREUS SA as QA/QC Manager, and since 2009 he took over also the Research & Development department of the company. He is responsible as head of the R & D team of the company for the design, approval, monitoring and evaluation of all the R & D projects and initiatives like breeding selection program, nutritional testing and development of new fish feed, new veterinary products for fish, new aquatic organisms presenting an interest for the aquaculture industry and new products / innovative food. He has participated in many research projects at national and international level, being also a coordinator in some of them. He is a member of Greek Ichthyologists (T.E.) Federation since 1995 and a member of Greek Mariculture Federation Technical Committee since 2005. He speaks Greek, English and Spanish.

Yiannis Stamoulis – General Manager of Greek Subsidiaries
StamoulisHe holds a degree in Business Administration from Plymouth University and an MBA from University of Nicosia. He has extensive professional experience as General Manager and Commercial Director in major Greek and International companies in the sectors of animal production, food and consumer products. He joined Nireus Group in 2009 when he was appointed as General Manager of Nireusʼ subsidiary KEGOagri, which deals with animal production. In 2010 he became General Manager of Proteus S.A., which is Nireusʼ subsidiary that deals with aquaculture equipment, while in June 2012 he became General Manager of Groupʼs Greek Subsidiaries. He speaks English.

Miltiadis Hatzimanolakis, General Manager of Aquaculture
HatzimanolakisHe has a first degree in Applied Physics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, an M.Scin Computing & Computer Modelling from Newcastle Upon Tyne University, an M.Phil in Operation Management from Cranfield University, UK and an MBA from Economic University of Athens. He has more than 18 years professional experience, working in managerial positions of Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing Systems and Operation Management in Leading Greek and Multinational Firms in Greece and UK. He works in Nireus since May 2007 and holds the position of General Manager of Aquaculture since February 2013. He is member of “Who is Who” Society since September 2007, member of Institute of Logistics and Transport (ILT) / Sector: Supply Chain strategy (MILT), member of Hellenic Institute of Logistics Management  (ILME), member of Society of Logistics Engineering (SOLE), member of European Centre for Customer Strategies (MECCS), member of Hellenic Institute of Information Technology (EIP) and active member of Hellenic Foundation of Business Management (E.E.D.E), Production Management. He speaks English.