Stavros M. Lekkakos
He is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Piraeus Bank and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Marfin Investment Group.
Mr. Lekkakos was born in 1952 and has studied Economics at the University of Athens. His career began in 1968 at American Express in Greece leaving in 1992 with the position of Vice Chairman. He joined Piraeus Bank, where he was appointed Group General Manager in 1998. From this position he managed, very successfully, the merger of several Greek banks, which were acquired by Piraeus Bank. Within this framework, he held the position of General Manager of Macedonia Thrace Bank in 1998 and ETBA Bank in 2001 working on the preparation for the absorption of each bank.
On April 2006, he assumed the duties of Chairman & Managing Director at Piraeus Bank Romania, until June 2008. During this period, the Bank's network was enlarged by 130 branches, while volumes increased tenfold and profits followed an impressive shift.
In June 2008 he returned to Greece as Deputy Managing Director and was elected to the position of Managing Director & Deputy CEO on May 2010. As of February 2011, he assumed the position of Managing Director and CEO, as well as Chairman of the Piraeus Bank Group Executive Committee. On May 2015, he assumed the position of the Vice Chairman, on January 2016 the position of Managing Director & CEO and on June 2016 the position of Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Stavros Lekkakos is a member of Piraeus Bank’s Board of Directors, since 2006. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Piraeus Bank Romania, as well as a BoD member of various subsidiary companies of Piraeus Bank in Greece and abroad. Ηe is also Chairman of the Board at insurance company European Reliance, Vice Chairman of Henry Dunant Hospital, as well as Member of the Board of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce. He is also a founder member of Business Councils Greece-Kuwait, Greece-Qatar, Greece-UAE & Greece-Saudi Arabia.