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Tonia Aroni (DEREE ’06) is now Human Resources Manager for Product Supply South East Europe at Procter & Gamble (P&G). Ms Aroni has worked in various roles at P&G Human Resources, including as Business Account Manager for Product Supply Greece, and for Wella, the Salon Professional Unit of P&G, and also worked as Corporate Recruiting and Learning & Development Leader, P&G Greece. She has also previously worked as Payroll Administrator at DHL.

Ms Aroni graduated with a BSc in Management from DEREE in 2006 – with the highest distinction – and earned her MSc in International Employment Relations & Human Resources Management from The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 2008 – with merit.


George Tsiakas (DEREE ’07) is now also an Instructor in Executive Development at Altium Training European Center of Professional Studies Ltd, though still working as Digital Campaigns Associate Manager EuRoMEA (Europe, Russia, Middle East, and Africa) at Mattel – promoted from Digital Associate Manager Emerging Markets, ie the sole Digital Lead for Russia and all the markets of Eastern Europe, Southeast Europe, the Middle East & Africa.

Mr Tsiakas also works as Business Development – Partner at Addo Digital – an Athens-based Digital Marketing Agency with a focus on serving clients in the field of Digital Marketing – a company he founded with two partners in May 2013.

He began his career in advertising at the BGM OMD/ BBDO Group, where he established the Digital Department of the company and was appointed Head of Digital for four years.

George Tsiakas earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (with a focus on Management) from DEREE in 2007, followed by his MSc in Strategic Marketing from Cardiff University in 2008, and received his Master in Management (MiM) from IE University and his Master in Digital Marketing degree from the IE Business School – the latter two both in 2013.

Chryssa Panagopoulou (DEREE ’86) is owner of Soul Journeys – a unique tour company that explores what can happen when the body, mind and soul are perfectly connected through an experiential process, enhanced by the power of nature and the spiritual impulse.

She is also Managing Director at Indeed Communication, and has vast experience in Public Relations and a myriad of other fields: having served as Event Management Director for Beluga Associates between 2001-2009, as Commercial Director at She Europe SA between 1995-2000, and as Advertising Director with Hachette Rizzoli Publishing Company bewtween 1990-1995.

Ms Panagopoulou graduated from DEREE with a BSc in Marketing Management and a BSc in Accounting and Finance in 1986.