Thank you to all the distinguished alumni that took part in the tenth annual DEREE Business Week, sharing their insights and expertise with students and guests, exploring Export-Led Growth in this time of crisis for the Greek economy.

Alumni speakers noted how wonderful it was to be back on campus to share their experience with the students, faculty and staff, and aside from giving speeches, also took part in panel discussions and workshops for an unforgettable and inspiring DEREE Business Week.

Alumni speaking at Business Week 2015 included Dr Miranda Xafa, (DEREE ’73), CEO of EF Consulting, senior scholar at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), and a former Greek representative to the IMF, Mr Leonidas Papaioannou (DEREE ’91, ALBA ‘10) Partner at VERALLIS, Mr Vasilis Dimopoulos (DEREE ’85) Vice President, Engineered Systems and Big Data – ECEMEA, ORACLE, Mr George Gerentes (DEREE ’98), CEO, Gerentes SA, Mr Alexandros Kouris (DEREE ’88) Founder, Cyclades Micobrewery, Ms Anna Mamalaki (DEREE ’95), Global Human Resources Division – Employee Engagement Senior Manager at TITAN, and Mr George Tsompanidis (DEREE ’00) Group Marketing Director at Chillbox, among others.

For more on DEREE Business Week 2015, its keynote speaker George Koutsolioutos – the CEO of Folli Follie Group – and other business leaders’ and academics’ speeches, click here