Chief Executive Officer, INTRALOT
CEO, founding member and shareholder of
Executive Director of Intracom Holdings SA
Director of Hellas Online SA
President of the Greek - Latin American
President of the Hellenic-Chilean Chamber of Commerce and
Member of the Executive Committee of the American-Hellenic Chamber
Graduated in 1976 from the National Technical
University of Athens with a degree in Electrical Engineering
Science (M.Sc.) degree in Systems Reliability University Of Manchester
Constantinos Antonopoulos Chief Executive Officer
Antonopoulos is a founding member and shareholder of INTRALOT. In 1999, he
assumed his current position as Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board
of Directors of the company. He is an executive member of the Board of
Directors of INTRACOM Holdings.
He joined the company in 1993, the year the
company was established, as the first General Director and member of the Board
of Directors. He launched his career by joining major Greek industrial
enterprises, such as the Hellenic and Eleusis Shipyards, engaged in the
construction of commercial and naval vessels and railway vehicles. Following
that, he held a succession of expert positions at the Ministry of Finance and
the Ministry of Industry, overseeing public procurements and offset benefits.
In 1989 he was appointed head of the Development Programs Department of
INTRACOM S.A., one of the leading telecom and electronics companies in SE
Europe, where his major task was to promote the Group's participation in
European Investment Programs.
As an active member of the business
community, Constantinos Antonopoulos participates in a number of chambers and
associations. He is the President of the Greek - Latin American Business
Council and the Hellenic-Chilean Chamber of Commerce and Culture. He was
elected Vice-president of the Greek-Serbian Business Council and sits on the
Board of Directors of the Greek-Turkish Chamber of Commerce and the
Hellenic-Romanian Business Council, while participating in the
American-Hellenic and the Greek-German Chambers of Commerce.
Moreover, he is
a member of the General Council of the Federation of Greek Industries (SEV) and
participates in Foreign Affairs Executive Committee of the Federation (SEV
International). He sits on the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Entrepreneurs
Association and is a member of the Association of Chief Executive Officers. He
was the recipient of the "Manager of the Year 2004" award as well as the "Best
Innovative Manager" and the "Best Global Oriented Manager" awards of the year
Born in the city of Patras, Constantinos Antonopoulos graduated in
1976 from the National Technical University of Athens with a degree in
Electrical Engineering. He continued his studies at the University of
Manchester (UMIST), England and received a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in
Systems Reliability. He is married and father of three children.
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Q: What was your first
A: Electrical Engineer in the
Q: Name a business leader you
A: Steve Jobs.
What's the secret to business success?
A: Having a
vision that seems long to catch, but is quick to achieve.
What's the best piece of advice you have ever
A: Anything is possible as long as you
believe in it.
Q: What is your greatest regret
A: I never learned to live with my
Q: What skills or qualities do
you wish you had?
A: Play music.
are you reading?
A: Movies' subtitles...
are the highs of your current job?
A: Driving INTRALOT to new markets,
expanding industry frontiers and exploring the "Blue Oceans".
And the lows?
A: Losing tenders.
do you achieve work life balance?
A: At home, I thank my wife for making
it. Abroad, travelling fascinates me and luckily my three children share the