Chief Executive Officer & Member of the BoD
Ioannis Spanoudakis was appointed as Chief Executive Officer & Member of the BoD of OPAP S.A. on December 30th, 2009.
Prior to joining OPAP S.A., he served as CEO and Vice Chairman of the BoD of NGP Plastic ABEE (2009) and A.G.PETZETAKIS GROUP (2006 - 2008).
In 2001 he was appointed CEO & Member of the BoD of the ATHENS 2004 Organizing Committee responsible for the preparations of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.
Mr. Ioannis Spanoudakis has worked for 17 years with The Dow Chemical Company, one of the world's largest producer of chemicals and plastic materials. From 1985 to 1996, he held various high level positions in sales, marketing and business operations. From 1996 to 2001 he was the Global Business Director of the company's Global Polypropylene Division.
From 1983 to 1984 he held the position of Special Advisor at the Ministry of Research and Technology for the Plastic Industry.
Mr. Spanoudakis studied chemistry at the University of Athens (B.Sc) and holds a Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) in Material Sciences from the University of London.
He was born in Chania, Crete, and is married with three children. He is fluent in English and with a good command of German & French