American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce
Member: Society Premium
Member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., member of the European Council of American Chambers of Commerce
109-111, Messoghion Avenue, Politia Business Centre, GR-115 26 Athens, Greece
Stelios Stavridis, Chairman of the CSR Committee, American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce
Stelios Stavridis holds a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from ETH Zurich in Switzerland and has pursued postgraduate studies in Business Administration and Economics.
He has a long and successful career as a CEO in leading Greek companies including Aegeon Textile Industry (3,500 people), Lavipharm, Heracles-Lafarge cement industry (3,200 people), Hellenic Petroleum and Hellenic Aspropyrgos Refinery.
His rich business background also includes extensive international business experience in various countries.
Stelios Stavridis has been honoured in 2006 with the Greek Quality Leader of the Year award by the European Organisation for Quality.
He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ideales Group (Piscines Ideales, Ideales Spa, Ideales Resort, Ideales Constructions), who is the proud recipient of many awards for its business ethics, its working environment (European Best Workplace 2009) and CSR practices.
Stelios Stavridis is President of the Entrepreneurship Association, Vice-President of the Hellenic Management Association (HMA), member of the BoD of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI).
He is the Chairman of the Social Dialogue Committee of EuroCommerce, an employers' organisation, representing six million retail and wholesale businesses employing 30 million people. He is Chairman of the CSR Committee of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce.
Stelios Stavridis is also the Chairman of the Antibureaucracy movement, which aims at fighting bureaucracy and corruption in Greece.
He has also served as Vice-Chairman of Olympiacos Pireaus, and he is Honorary President of the Franchise Association of Greece.
Passionate about shaping the future generation and committed to promote entrepreneurship, he is socially very active, frequent speaker in many conferences, universities, etc. and a columnist in various national newspapers.