Board Member

Michael Spanos

Born in 1953. Holds a Master degree in Economics (Master of Economics) from North Carolina State University in the United States.

Commenced his career in 1981 as Marketing Manager in Lanitis Bros Ltd, a leading non-alcoholic beverage bottler in Cyprus. In 1992, he became General Manager of the company and in 2006 Managing Director. From 2008 until recently he served as the company’s Non-Executive Chairman.

He has served as a Member of the Board of Directors of various public and private companies and organisations, including the Bank of Cyprus from October 2014 to January 2019, of which he has been the Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee of the Board of Directors. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Cyprus.

He is the founding Chairman of Green Dot (Cyprus) Public Co Ltd and the Managing Director of M.S. Business Power Ltd, a senior management consultancy firm focusing on business transformation and leadership.

As an experienced Managing Director and member of a number of Boards, he has in-depth knowledge of cross-industry business, management, strategic development and leadership.

He was appointed Member of the Board of Directors of Hellenic Bank on 3 September 2020. He is a Member of the Audit, Remuneration and Transformation Committees of the Bank’s Board of Directors.