Leadership

Our expert leadership team is responsible for business success in key areas

Avi Peeri
GM Diplomat Cyprus
+357-97-884310
Avi joined Diplomat in 2002. Avi has over 20 years of experience in FMCG, particularly in the food segment. He has served in almost every role in sales at various Israeli distribution companies. As the head of sales for Diplomat in Israel, Avi led the food division including the Horeca integration in 2011. He expanded business significantly while establishing Service Level Agreements for vendors. Under his leadership, the food division represented some 24 suppliers.
Mikellis Christou
Chief Sales Officer
+357-97-884303
Mikellis joined Diplomat Cyprus in 2011. Mikellis has more than 20 years of experience in the FMCG industry. Prior to joining Diplomat, his experience included launching new categories and products which today hold leading positions in the Cypriot market as brands. Mikellis made a significant contribution to the establishment of Diplomat in Cyprus in 2011.
George Stratis
Trade Marketing Manager
+357-97-884307
George joined Diplomat in 2011. George has over 10 years of experience in FMCG, especially in the P&G segment. He has undertaken a number of roles in sales and trade marketing in Cyprus, including at companies other than Diplomat. In addition to leading Diplomat’s brand strategy, George also leads new business development, including expansion to new categories and channels.
Argyris Demetriou
Chief Accountant
+357-97-884306
Argyris joined Diplomat in 2015 as Head Of Finance. He leads financial management and reporting for the company. Argyris brings nearly a decade of financial management and reporting experience within the financial services sector and for private companies. Prior to Diplomat, Argyris served as Group Financial Controller for a Cyprus-based group of companies where, in addition to leading financial management, he also led in-house development of the finance function and establishment of internal controls. From 2009 to 2014, Argyris served with KPMG in the audit department where he managed a broad range of audit engagements for local and international operations. Argyris is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC).
Alexia Onisiforou
Key Account and Business Unit Office of Management Strategy
+357-97-884355
Alexia has over 10 years’ experience in demand planning with FMCG distributors. She joined Diplomat in 2012. At Diplomat, Alexia leads Sales and Operations Planning, ensuring efficiency in inventory management and sales forecasting. In 2017, Alexia was appointed to Diplomat Group’s Office of Strategy Management (OSM) as the representative for Diplomat Cyprus to oversee successful implementation of the Group’s strategy.
Ilana Kollitsi
HR Specialist
+357-97-884051
Ilana joined Diplomat in 2017 as HR Specialist. After graduating from City University and the University of Cambridge in the UK, Ilana worked in various HR posts in companies such as Deloitte Cyprus and the University of Nicosia Medical School.
Pavlos Gavrielides
Process &Technology Manager / Supply & Demand Planner
+357 22 210911
Pavlos joined Diplomat in 2011. Pavlos has over 20 years of experience in the Information Technology sector, related to the Sales and Logistics industry. He has undertaken a number of roles in the IT field in Cyprus, in a number of companies. In addition to leading Diplomat’s Cyprus Process and Technology function, Pavlos also holds the role of Demand & Supply Planner, including P&G and Food categories.
Andreas Hadjiantoniou
Warehouse Manager
‎+357 22 210973‏
Andreas joined Diplomat in 2011 as Warehouse Manager. His logistics experience exceeds 18 years, passing through a variety of industry sectors, starting with the stationery sector, the construction sector of logistics and finally, the field of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG). He has been responsible for the organization of warehouses, distribution centers and installation of the warehouse management system (WMS) in the previous companies he has worked in, as well as in his current role at Diplomat Cyprus.