Alumni on the Move

Panagiotis Bliagos


Panagiotis graduated from Deree in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Management, at which time he was already working as Key Account Manager at Unisoft S.A. In 2003-2005, he furthered his studies with an MBA in Finance from Alba Graduate Business School, while also serving as Area Manager at LogicDis.

In 2005, Panagiotis joined NIKE Inc., the world’s leading designer, marketer, and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, and equipment. From Sales Consultant to Key Account Executive, and from Football Category Sales Manager to NSW Category Sales Manager, the ACG alumnus has built an impressive career. Panagiotis has recently moved to the Netherlands, after being promoted to Business Planning Manager for CEE (Central & Eastern Europe).

Vasileios Stavrakas


During his school years at Pierce, Vasilis was an active member of the student community, participating in the swimming team, the volleyball team, and the History Club. After graduating from Pierce in 2010, he pursued studies at Canadian University Dubai, graduating with a B.B.A. in Marketing in 2015.

Following graduation, Vasilis spent 9 months with GardaWorld International Protective Services, the largest privately-owned security company in the world. He worked as a business research intern with the company’s High Threat Market Risk Analysts Team, through an analytical research support function.

The Pierce graduate has recently moved to Bucharest, Romania, where he has joined Oracle as a Business Development Consultant for the Greek and Cypriot Market.

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