Chief Operating Officer

Phivos Leontiou

Born in 1964. Graduated the English School in Nicosia. He studied Economics / Accounting at the City University, London where he obtained the degree of B.Sc. (Hons) in Economics & Accounting.

He followed up with postgraduate studies at the University of Reading in the United Kingdom obtaining an M.A. degree in International Business & International Financial Management.

In 1988, he was employed by Arab Bank Cyprus where he worked until 2008 in various positions, ending up in a senior management post in Operations and Customer Services.

In May 2008, he was employed by the Bank. Initially and until March 2011 he worked as Administration Manager for the Greek Branch Network. Upon his return to Cyprus he worked for a short period as Manager of the CEO’s Office.

As of 1st August 2011, he took over the duties of General Manager, Operations, responsible for a number of departments, namely, Information Technology, Organization & Methods and Re-engineering, Data Analysis, Management and Quality, Technical Services & Property Management, Administration Services, other central Processing Units and Information Security & Business Continuity. Since 18th October 2018, he was appointed as Chief Operating Officer / Chief Integration Officer in charge of Operations, Integration / Transformation Office and Customer Contact Centre. Since 15th November 2018, he also assumed responsibility for the newly established Department of Fraud Management Operations.