George Theodossiou

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George Theodossiou

Personal Details Address:   23, Road 10

Maadi, Cairo, Egypt

Telephone  : +20100522631

Email  : gtheodossiou@gmail.com Nationality : Greek

Date of Birth: 4/6/1966

Marital Status : Married (2 children)

Profile Results driven, highly motivated executive with management expertise of more than 15 years in roles such as Sales and Account management, Business Development, Commercial Director and Managing Director in IT, Telecom and Banking industries.   Fast track management carrier in multinational environments, coupled with the ability to create top-performance teams and achieving demanding goals in highly cometitive environments. Ability to merge IT Technology initiatives with commercial opportunities and overall company strategy. Driven by creativity thus a P&L advocate. Eager to inspire and get inspired longing to contribute to the most demanding work tasks.

  Management Skills

  • Leadership. Decisive under pressure. Sales into Enterprise & SMB business areas. Leading by example, and exploiting and demonstrating past experience.
  • People Management. Excellent peoples’ management and leadership skills. Recruiting and motivating teams, devising individual coaching and training programs to increase skills. Promoting culture change by empowerment and individual team accountability 
  • Financial & Commercial focus. Writing proposals, internal and external, to cost justify business investment and raise capital. Negotiating and contracting for key deals and contracts.  
  • Highly motivated. Personality that demands and strives for excellence in all aspects of professional life.

Interest

Holding an offshore sailing skippers license. Hobbies include sailing, computers, music, and traveling.

Work History

Work History
Jul 2006 - Present

Managing Director

Mellon Egypt SAE

Mellon is a leading multinational group offering world-class technological solutions and value added services, to serve the increasing needs of financial institutions and or­ganizations with strong consumer transactions business.

Our unique offering builds on our expertise and proven ability to successfully address the challenges that arise from our customers' rapidly changing and highly competitive environment.

And we deliver on our promise efficiently and cost-effectively wherever our customers need us.

Today, we employ more than 2,500 people in over 11 countries with our corporate headquarters located in Athens, Greece. Our revenues for 2009 are expected to reach €85 million, continuing the solid double-digit year-over-year revenue growth the Group has been experiencing in the past years.

Managing Director

As the Managing Director Managing Director I have the responsibility for the expan­sion of the group to Africa and Middle East region. I have started the Egypt's subsidi­ary from green field. Main responsibilities were the Company's establishment proce­dures, project management of building and infrastructure setup, selection and re­cruitment of the management team, group's brand awareness to key customers. Also I have under my responsibility forecasts, budgets and P&L. Big achievement was the successful full operation in a period of less than 5 months.

Sep 1999 - Jun 2006

Sales Director - Shareholder

System Soft SA
  • A major Singular Business Center keeping a customer base of more than 1500 SMEs.
  • Specialized in Singular's ERP Software named Singular Enterprise and CRM Applica­tions named AlphaPartner.
  • Leading the Large Accounts Department and specialized in design and implementa­tion of complex hardware & software solutions such as Virtual Pri­vate Networks, Voice over IP Services, security infrastructure including firewalls, au­thentication and authorization management systems.

Creation and personal management of an International Sales Department with focus in Eastern Europe and Former Soviet Countries. The results were very encouraging with a particularly profitable collaboration in Armenia.

Sep 1997 - Sep 1999

Shareholder / IT & Sales Consultant

Internet Hellas SA
  • Acquired Internet Hellas S.A. The company started as a team of 7 people.
  • Expanded the sales team and reached a CAGR of 110% for 3 consecutive years.
  • Initiation and implementation of Service Level Management practices.
Mar 1992 - Sep 1999

Shareholder / Sales Manager

Micrologic Ltd

A major Singular Business Partner keeping a customer base of more than 800 SME's. Led the merge of the company with System Soft S.A. and acquisition of 34% by Delta Singular while keeping a shareholder stake.

Mar 1989 - Mar 1992

Account Manager

Singular SA

Account Manager with responsibility to promote Commercial Software Packages through a large Business Partners channel and End Users.

Mar 1987 - Mar 1989

Programmer, Network Administrator

Greek Military Service, Hellenic Navy, GEN/C5
  • Involved in the implementation of the First Automated System of registering the draftees in the military service, in a mainframe environment (Perkin Elmer).
  • Involved in the implementation of the Software Information System for the pay­roll of the personnel of Hellenic Navy, in a mainframe environment (BULL).
  • Organized and introduced seminars and computer support of the employees on the use of the software products.
Jan 1986 - Mar 1987

Account Manager

Unitech SA

Joined the sales department with responsibility to promote Personal Computers and Servers both in retail and wholesale.

Jul 1985 - Jan 1986

Analyst / Programmer

Achaia Clauss SA

Proposed by Control Data, I joined a group of programmers in the payroll and general ledger project, in a mainframe environment (Perkin Elmer).

Education

Education

BA

Control Data