Yiannis Papachristou has over 20 years’ experience in leadership positions of multinational organizations in Greece and abroad. Prior to joining Antenna Group, as CEO Greece, he held the position of Deputy CEO at Chipita Group. From the beginning of 2022 he is a Partner and member of the Board of Directors of Chipita Foods. He is General Secretary of the Board of ACEO, Vice President of the Brain Regain initiative and a former member of the Board of Directors of ECR Hellas. Prior to that Yiannis acted as Commercial General Manager at Coca Cola HBC Russia before he returned to Greece as Country Manager/Managing Director of Greece and Cyprus Coca Cola 3E. Among his previous positions Yiannis worked as General Manager – L’Oréal Mass Market Division in three countries (Hungary, Greece and Russia). Previously he held the position of Marketing Director at L’Oréal Hellas, and then moved to the company’s global headquarters in Paris, where he worked as Marketing Director – Europe Zone 10 overseeing, among others, the countries of Scandinavian Peninsula, the Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, Turkey and Switzerland. Yiannis started his career in the Marketing Department of Johnson & Johnson Hellas as Assistant Brand Manager and developed into Marketing Manager.
Yiannis holds a BA from the National Technical University of Athens as a Chemical Engineer and an MBA from the University of Geneva.