Our Team

Mr. Mike Karamalis, President

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Mr. Mike Karamalis, President

With the utilization and improvement of the knowledge, expertise and the experience of our people, we fully meet our customers’ expectations in utter respect of their particular demands. We assess and measure our performance through the fulfillment of our customers’ objectives. CV MIKE KARAMALIS   PERSONAL SUMMARY A very experienced Civil Engineer with over 45 years of experience across residential & industrial constructions.  Highly focused with a comprehensive knowledge of developing, constructing and maintaining engineering projects to required specifications, focusing on economy, safety, reliability, quality and sustainability. A consistent track record of successfully completing projects from the concept and detail of the design through to implementation, testing and handover. CAREER HISTORY Owner of two construction companies based in Athens and Rafina, Greece. Involved with working closely with civil engineers, owners engineers, engineering technicians and other professional staff to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget. Also involved in risk analysis, recording, analyzing and interpreting project data, and then compiling reports. Attending meetings with clients and identifying their requirements. Delivering work to a high standard of client satisfaction whilst ensuring profitability. Approving plans and specifications for projects. Estimating material, labour costs and project timescales. Project management, supervising and coordinating the work of outside contractors and subcontractors. Developing and maintaining relationships with suppliers and vendors. Involved in the planning, implementing and designing of engineering projects. Responsible for compliance and safety. Ensuring adherence to company standards. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Management Liaising with relevant government agencies as required. Keeping senior management informed of all changes in all areas of responsibility. Able to perform technical research and economic analysis in regard to capital improvement projects. Strong decision-making skills and the ability to prioritise and plan effectively. Negotiating and developing partnership agreements with third parties and monitoring performance. Evaluating, organizing and prioritizing work within the overall project schedule. Ability to control multiple project activities simultaneously. Consultancy Leading the team during client projects Delivery of solutions to meet the client’s expectations. Able to identify solutions to business problems and streamline processes. Can manage high quality delivery while developing strategies. Established track record in selling, shaping and delivering large, complex, long-term engagements. Ability to lead and motivate teams of consultants and client staff. Idea generation and strategy development through to detailed implementation. Reporting and investigating incidents. KEY COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS Project management Operational management Technical supervision Quality Engineering Quality control Marketing Business development ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS BA of National Technical University (NTUA) the oldest and most prestigious educational institution of...

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Mrs. Nikoletta Kaperoni, CEO

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Mrs. Nikoletta Kaperoni, CEO

Our Company’s main objective is to provide services of high customer value to organizations and companies that want to upgrade or improve their current business situation. Our team of Advisors is highly educated, with many years of experience in the corporate world, ensuring the effectiveness of the services provided. Our policy is to provide services of high value while continuously covering its Customers’ needs. This policy is ensured by the continuous conveyance and growth of know-how, modernization and reassurance of appreciable collaborations.   CV NIKOLETTA KAPERONI   CORPORATE STRATEGY, DEVELOPMENT & IMPLEMENTATION   PROFILE & VALUE Strong orientation in operations and finance – Participate in high level operational initiatives, including infrastructure design, turnaround management and reorganization. As an innovative investor use instincts, judgment, and timing to succeed no matter how tough the deal. Effective and accountable in high-profile executive roles – Overcome complex business challenges and make decisions using experience-backed judgment, strong work ethic and irreproachable integrity. Corporate Strategy and Development specialist – Characterized as a visionary, strategist, and tactician. Consistent record of delivering extraordinary results in Corporate Real Estate. Consistently deliver mission-critical results – driven by a need to innovate, to strategize and to disprove the words “It can’t be done!” Gifted with the vision, determination and skills needed for high-level revenue-building strategies and tactics. Respect and leverage human capital – motivate, mentor and lead talented professionals. Live the culture and lead by example. Direct cross-functional teams using interactive and motivational leadership that spurs people to willingly give strong effort and loyalty.   PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Consulting Firm – Kaperoni Group of Companies 2006 to Present Management & Leadership Success Developed productive sourcing relationships throughout China. Result: Capitalized on growth opportunity through inventing, planning and designing of PHILOXENIA ETHYM PARK of CHINESE CULTURE & CIVILIZATION – an investment program to be developed in Greece in 2014 after (1st phase) Developed productive sourcing relationships throughout Europe. Result: Capitalized on growth opportunity through cooperation with EUROP INVEST in planning and designing of POSEIDON VILLAGE in LAVRION, ATTICA- a project under construction (1st phase postponed due to urban planning licenses) Corporate Real Estate in Greece 2002 to 2006 As Project Manager advised a Greece-based client to successfully participate in an international tender and execute a huge installation project for the Greek public sector (installations of Financial and Economic Crime Unit (S.D.O.E). Identified and acquired new business, and managed all aspects of the project – from scope of work through provision of deliverables, follow- up, and relationship management-for large-scale, long –term projects. Retained by Greece-based client to advise and participate in executing an installation project for Ministry of Public Order and Citizen Protection (installations in Marousi, Attica) Olympic Airlines 1998 to 2002 Commercial Manager of OA Group of Affiliates Companies Managed start-up of independent Unit of Affiliates Companies of “Olympic Airlines” in Greece and Abroad. Delivered of a full-range of consulting services in concluding a complete package of multi-handling contracts between mother company (OA) and subsidiary “Olympic Aviation”. Restored financial controls and operating efficiency and improved EBIT significantly. Led the development of subsidiary “Macedonian Airlines” after: successful organizational design; operational and financial turnaround; and market strategy and research. Head of OA Handling Agreements Division 1992 to 1998 Negotiated multimillion-euro handling agreements with Charter Operators in Europe and Middle East and Russia. Instituted “best practices” in handling...

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Mr. Anastasios Skiadopoulos, Member of BOD

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Mr. Anastasios Skiadopoulos, Member of BOD

In order to provide the whole range of its services in a way that they will add value to the client’s chain of activities KAPERONI GROUP assists in business organization and administration in full cooperation with its Clients. Thus, it reaches a common understanding in delivering the specified value added goals to the company’s clients. Curriculum Vitae   Experience 2011-present Square by ACRM Α.Ε (Design, Branding, Construction, Franchising)        Position: Franchise Managing Director Area of specialty: Organization and development of branch networks, franchise, master franchise, legal assistance, strategic and business planning management – marketing – human resource, feasibility and sustainability studies. 2010-present Liaison Management Consulting (Business Consultants & Corporate R.E.) Position: CEO Area of specialty: Advisory management, development and management of companies, mergers, buyouts, valuations, resale undertaking (hotels, factories, medical centers, etc.), businessmen representation from national or international territory for their business activities, representation of bodies and organizations for any kind of mediation – negotiation affairs. 2009-present SIGMA S.A  (Educational Group E.G STRATEGAKIS Position: Franchise Management Consultant for S. Greece and Cyprus Area of specialty: Organization and development of the company’s franchise network, new businessmen recruitment, personnel training, settlement of all required acts so as for the new schools of the Group to start their operation (license, construction etc). Creation of 16 new franchise branches in Greece and Cyprus. 2007-present DIAKROTIMA (Educational Group DIAKROTIMA) Position: Franchise and Marketing CEO Area of specialty: Franchise network organization and development, new investors’ recruitment, personnel training and evaluation, settlement of new schools’ startup, marketing management and editing of printed publications, advertising strategies and design, negotiation and buy of media (TV, radio, printed publications and e marketing ), quality assurance based on ISO 9001 and ΕΛΟΤ 1433.  40 new franchise units created in Greece and Cyprus. 1999-2008 EUROGNOSI S.A (Educational Group EUROGNOSI) Position: Franchise Managing Director Area of specialty: Franchise design, studies, production of handbooks for school operation, recruitment of investors’, personnel and executives for central administration, real estate valuation, mapping and labeling of the area, creating written publications, organizing the procedure for the startup of the franchise business, finding certified suppliers to cooperate with the school network, organizing the establishment license and operation of the network, media plan of the company, training network seminars (organizing the means and topics of discussion and the people taking part), competition research, addition of supplementary products, franchise sales for the network development. Creation of 282 new franchise units in Greece and Cyprus exclusively with capitals of private investors. 1998-1999 OVB Hellas Alfinanz (Deutche Bank Gr. – Sales Network EFG EUROBANK) Position: Account & Sales Manager Area of specialty: Coordinator for organizing the sales department of bank and financial products, private banking, granting loans (E.F.G EUROBANK), investments in Greece and abroad, mutual funds in exchange (ALICO EUROBANK), promotion of insurance products to companies and individuals. 1998 GYROS TOU KOSMOU (later “AULOGYROS” Chain stores Cafe–Restaurant) Position: Branch Networks’ Management (F&B Management Control) Area of specialty: Organization and operation of the company’s stores, finding and training personnel, ordering products, selecting suppliers, analysis and costing of products – pricelists, food safety, recipe tasting, planning and including new products in stores, checking labor costs, solving problems, checking and managing quality and hygiene issues.  Startup of 2 stores in Kypseli and Glyfada. 1996-1998 Papagalino – La Pasteria (Cafe – Confectioneries & Restaurants) Position: Branch Networks’ Management (F&B...

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Mrs. Marina Anastasaki, Member of BOD

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Mrs. Marina Anastasaki, Member of BOD

Our Company was established in 2006 with the purpose of providing specialized consulting services to our Clients. By encompassing our vision in all of our cooperations, we safely and surely lead you on the road to development. Curriculum Vitae   Work Data December 2005 – Today: Kaperoni Business Financial Group, Athens Greece. Marketing and Public Relations Manager. Promoting and marketing the business Setting and achieving sales and profit targets Meeting and greeting customers Addressing problems and troubleshooting Organizing and ensuring events run smoothly Carrying out inspections of property and services December 2004 – November 2005: General Bank of Greece, Athens Greece. Credit risk, Collections Sector,  Pre-Sales Head of the Sector The sector includes the following departments, which I direct: Credit risk analysis department The department covers the full study of the incoming customer’s economic and legal files in order to approve or reject the application. I specifically have the unlimited right of signature. My study includes a full financial analysis at an upper level concerning decision making for the issuing of personal, consumer and mortgage loans as well as for the issuing of credit cards for the Bank. Collections department This department covers all the range of the collection department of the Bank. From one month delay, up to the point that legal actions are performed against the customer. Full reports are created on a monthly basis. Pre – Sales department Co-operates with the sales department and keeps the sales councils advised for the credit terms as well as the customer balances to coordinate cash collection. General Bank of Greece, Athens Greece. Credit risk and Operations Department, Credit Officer As a credit analyst I was undertaking the full financial and legal analysis of the customer’s file. The analysis was concluded with a recommendation of the decision for the credit product  and a senior level signature. I was also responsible for the Branches of southern Greece as far as the customer service was concerned. January 1999 – November 2004: ABN AMRO Bank, Athens Greece. Credit Officer. Organization and elaboration of the incoming applications. Rating  the application and the customer and decision making for the issuing of personal, consumer and mortgage loans as well as for the issuing of credit cards. Note that the time of my specific occupation, was the exact time that the retail banking product was at its peak in the Greek Market. September 1998 – December 1998: ABN AMRO Bank, Athens Greece. Collections Officer. Telephone contact with the clients of the Bank that maintain overdue accounts. Report preparation. I was occupied in the whole field of overdue accounts and specialized in  pre legal cases and cases of fraud.   Education Data June 2004 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration The American College of Greece, Deree College Graduation Mark: 3.5 /4.0 Seminars May 2003 Seminar: «The psychology of selling», «The art of communication», «The art of self-confidence» ABN AMRO Bank December 2001 Gala: «Business Ethics: Theory and Acts» ABN AMRO Bank April 2000 Seminars: «Legal issues for bankers», «Customer quality oriented services», «Effective teamwork in management» ABN AMRO Bank February 2000 Teiresias System, Greek Banks Union Languages Greek:  Native English: Michigan Certificate of  Proficiency in English, December 1996 French: Eight Years of study Italian: Three Years of study Computers Operating Systems: Windows 2000/NT/XP/VISTA Software Applications: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power-Point) References Available upon...

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Chris Ksiros

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Chris Ksiros

We believe that providing high quality services which will cover all the needs of our clients is one of the most important obligations we have towards them. Our services are addressed to all companies regardless of size or activity tailored to the specific needs of each one of them.   CV CHRIS XIROS ACCOUNTING MANAGER Couples extensive financial knowledge with a strong foundation of business management Dedicated and disciplined business leader and financial champion, utilizes a proactive approach to overcome hindrances and implement prudent financial management. Compassionate team leader, mentor and coach, encourages personal and professional growth for all to succeed. Consensus builder, encourages open and frank dialogue, engages multiple stakeholders in consistently achieving results. Core business competencies include: Executive Leadership Account Reconciliation Expense Planning * Control Budget Preparation Office Management Project Management Financial Analysis Payables & Receivables Performance Appraisals   PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE  ACCOUNTING MANAGER 2005 – present – Compile and present detailed monthly, quarterly reports for Senior Management perusal and act as the focal point in preparing year-end. – Key member of the leadership team, administering all accounting functions – Manage a 15-person team, encouraging personal and professional development of the culturally diverse department. – Devised and deployed multiple cost-savings initiatives resulting in a 20% reduction in company expenditures. ACCOUNTING COORDINATOR 2000 – 2005 – Partnered with many Greek companies to implement a 10-month accounting system conversion from manual to automated computerized processing. – Created and implemented accounting policies and practices supporting the new automated system.   STAFF ACCOUNTANT 1995 – 1999  – Reduced payroll processing time by 20%, saving $55,000, implementing an in-house payroll system, eliminating the need for an outside payroll provider. – Led a major project transitioning all accounting aspects completing assignment on time and under budget. – Directed all bookkeeping functions for this 50-person manufacturer including: account receivable, accounts payable, payroll, journal entry, billing & collections, and monthly financial reporting. – Calculated and submitted annual corporate income tax statement to Revenue Canada. ASSISTANT CONTROLLER 1990 – 1993 – Supervised 3 employees responsible for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll Administration using ADP with full accountability for hiring, training, and performance assessment. – Prepared internal and external financial and tax statements for review by corporate and external Audit Teams. – Played a key accounting role on various project teams ensuring mandates completed in accordance with company financial guidelines and budgetary allowances.  JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT 1985 – 1989 –  Processed weekly payroll using Software for the staff complement. –  Assisted the Controller in preparing annual corporate tax returns and employee taxation documentation.   EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT BA in Economics – Thessaloniki University Seminars: Leadership Skills Seminar Management Coaching Skills Sexual Harassment Training Assertiveness...

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Victoria Gitsali, Analyst

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Victoria Gitsali, Analyst

Dealing with the preparation and monitoring of business plans. An experienced, disciplined, and highly-motivated Business Analyst who has worked on a wide range of projects within both the Public and Private Sectors. An accomplished and fluent communicator with strong investigation, problem-solving and decision-making skills, combined with a pragmatic approach and sound business acumen. Highly accomplished with a verifiable track record in fields such as analysis and gathering, business process mapping and the development of interactive prototypes.   CV VICTORIA GITSALI   CAREER HISTORY  BUSINESS ANALYST – June 2009 – present Responsible for analyzing the needs of the business and its customers and coming up with solutions to business problems. Involved in the management multiple small projects, to enhance the existing functionality and web pages for global clients employee share plans.  Managing the work from initial request through estimation, approval, requirements, build and implementation. Writing Business Requirement Specifications that successfully delivered necessary change in a manageable and non-intrusive way. Implementation of new designs within the Business Operating Model. Supply Chain modeling and advice on Planning Systems. Involved in workshops / training / presentations. Assisting in the preparation of user and system test plans. Providing a link between the company, customer, the development team and any third-party regarding software functionality throughout the development cycle. BUSINESS ANALYST / PROJECT MANAGER – August 2006 – June 2009 Responsible for scoping the business requirements and developing technical solutions. Involved in developing the implementation approach and managing the impact on all business areas.  Responsible for all aspects of the project from business analysis to plan management, stakeholder engagement and risk management. Managed the analysis and implementation of several large projects. Strategic analysis undertaken and delivered to inform, manage and drive stakeholder expectations. Analysis & design for a web-based adaptable workflow system for use across the business to streamline endorsement procedure for administrative processes Operational Process Flow Reviews.   PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Technical Involved in projects to review financial & budgetary systems Knowledge of Expertise in System design and development required for business process. Ability to construct process models including data dictionaries and volume estimates. Able to test business applications from a business perspective to ensure that all client requirements are incorporated into the design. Management Understanding service objectives and capturing business requirements through active listening & questioning techniques. Excellent communication skills to manage and liaise with business and technical consultants to explore business process improvement...

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Mr. Dimitrios Charissis, Adviser

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Mr. Dimitrios Charissis, Adviser

We have the technical infrastructure and know-how required to carry out a project in the best possible manner. Our clients’ growth is the major contributing factor to our growth overall. Businessman – x. President of Chamber of Professionals and Small and Medium Enterprises of Athens (VEA – The small and medium manufacturing enterprises in Greece constitute a 99. 77% of the total of the manufacturing companies and their employees are the 77.62% of all those that are employed in the manufacturing sector. The number of the members of the Chamber is over 55,000 active companies).   PERSONAL SUMMARY Leveraged entrepreneurial orientation and expertise in corporate transactions. Initiated and participated in management consulting services to a broad range of industries. Led and participated in numerous engagements in functional areas. Offered services included turnaround strategy, business process improvement operations cost management and advisory services, technology assessment and system selection, and investor relations. Significant contact and client list at the senior most levels of Greece’s leading technology companies. Performed overall reviews and coordinated operating policies and procedures. Developed and communicated a vision and a strategy for the company, setting the standards for ethical behavior within the company....

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Mrs. Angelica Straftis, P.R. Manager

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Mrs. Angelica Straftis, P.R. Manager

The Corporate Social Responsibility actions that we perform concern Humans, the environment, the Society. Our social activities refer to the support of local communities, cultural events, contribution to educational programs and grants.

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Mr. Nickolas Ginis, Associate

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Mr. Nickolas Ginis, Associate

Our development is ensured by our corporate culture that is distinguished by meritocracy and fairness, by the way our teams work taking initiatives and by our know-how gained through our continuous training. Armed with flexibility and adaptability to the demands of the Market and the Customer, we will try our best in providing Services of the Highest Level.

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Mrs. Eva Liu Yifan, Associate

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Mrs. Eva Liu Yifan, Associate

The vision of the company is directed towards a wide range of activities. It is adapted by all of us. The core principle of our vision remains unchanged as we give your company direction and provide your activities with a purpose beyond merely making money and maximizing profit.

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