Takis Clerides was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors on October 26th, 2018. He has worked with international accounting firms in the UK, and in 1977 he joined KPMG Metaxas Loizides Syrimis – Cyprus, specializing amongst other things in banking, finance and insurance. He became a partner at KPMG in 1982, and remained in this position until 1999 when he was appointed Minister of Finance of the Republic of Cyprus, a post he held until February 2003. As Minister of Finance he was responsible for the economic planning, accounting, and human resources, as well as the revenue departments of the State. During his term as Minister of Finance, he was instrumental in the harmonization of Cyprus legislation with the European Union, and proceeded with a major Tax Reform introducing low corporate and personal taxes. He is a member of various Boards of public and private companies in Cyprus and overseas, as well as of charitable organisations. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) of the UK and member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPA). He has been a member of the Logicom Board of Directors since 2003.
Varnavas Irinarchos is the Managing Director of the Logicom Group. He established Logicom as a professional computer training center in 1986, alongside his business partner, Michael Michaelides. Since 1992, Mr. Irinarchos has remained the sole owner of Logicom, shifting the company's operations to the distribution of technology products and solutions, the provision of integrated IT networking, telecom, and business software solutions, and the execution of large infrastructure projects. Mr. Irinarchos holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a Post Graduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Stockholm.
Dr. Nicos Michaelas has a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Economics from the University of Nottingham and a Ph.D. in Financial Economics from Manchester Business School. Up until the year 2000, he conducted research and taught business economics and financial management at the Manchester Business School as a Research Fellow. His research work has been presented at international conferences and published in international academic journals. Since the year 2000 he has been working in the investments management industry at various senior positions. In 2005 he was appointed General Manager of Demetra Investment Public Ltd and was promoted to Managing Director in 2013, a position he holds to this day.
Giorgos Papaioannou is a graduate of the Law Faculty of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, where he was distinguished in his academic studies and came in first place in the examinations of integration in the advocate's profession. Between 1990 and 2002, he served in the Law Office of the Republic of Cyprus as Attorney of the Republic, with specific focus on issues of administrative and criminal law. He has participated in legal congresses and was a member of an anti-corruption committee in the Council of Europe. After resigning from his position in 2002, he set up his own law firm in Nicosia, which he runs to this day. He has been a member of the Logicom Board of Directors since 2008.
Anthoulis Papachristoforou joined Logicom in 2001 and currently holds the positions of Group Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Managing Director. He has a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance from the London South Bank University, and a degree in Business Studies from the Institute of Commercial Management in Bournemouth, UK. He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC). Prior to joining Logicom, he worked as an auditor with Grant Thornton in Cyprus from 1992 to 1994 and held the position of Coordinator of Corporate Planning and Control at Esso Cyprus Inc, from 1994 to 2001.
Anastasios Athanasiades holds a Bachelor of Arts Honors Degree in Economics, Accounting, and Finance from the University of Manchester. In Cyprus, he was employed by Coopers and Lybrand as Audit Manager from 1994 to 1996, before moving to the Public Sector (Treasury of the Republic of Cyprus). There, he was in charge of the Ministry's Internal Audit from 1996 to 2000. In 2000, he was appointed by the Council of Ministers as Deputy Chairman and Deputy Government Commissioner of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission until 2001. He has since been engaged in the auditing of company financial statements. He is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales specializing in the audit of financial statements and international tax.