Marios Gregoriou - Managing Director
Marios started his career in 1981 with the Union Bank of Norway, at the main branch in Oslo. In December 1981, he immigrated to New York City, where he continued his work in international trade and finance, while attending classes at NYU's Graduate School in Business Administration. In 1986, he moved to San Francisco and added two years of experience in trading in the dynamic world of futures.
Marios' expertise in international trade and finance includes negotiations and successful completion of contracts with foreign governments and private sector entities. His international travel and foreign culture interactions enable him to better understand the complex relationships between overseas economies and the U.S. markets. Marios holds an MBA in Finance from the University of California, Davis, and a B.S. in Economics from the Athens School of Economics and Business.
John is the business liaison in Cyprus for Grecotrade, LLC.
John holds an MBA from the University Of Chicago, Graduate School Of Business, and a BSc in Economics from University College, London University. His work experience spans various sectors including banking, trading and manufacturing and various markets, such as the US, Greek and Cyprus. Currently he is also the Managing Director of Demos Taliadoros Estate Ltd, a family-owned property management firm located in Cyprus.
Lon is the former Secretary of the California Technology, Trade and Commerce Agency, where he was in charge of economic development for the world's 5th largest economy. He also served as the Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), where he oversaw the USDA's obligations concerning international trade agreements, negotiations, and trade policy development.
Lon has served as an adjunct professor of management at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management and as a Senior Fellow at the University of Denver's International Career Advancement Program. Hatamiya graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in Economics. In addition, he earned his M.B.A. in International Business and Entrepreneurial Studies from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, and his J.D. from the UCLA School of Law.
Nikos Technopoulos - Sales & Business Development Director
Nikos is a multicultural Sales Executive of a 500+ CPG (FMCG) Sales organization with an impeccable record of engaging and communicating with executive stakeholders and thought leaders to navigate new business strategies, product roadmaps and supply chain optimization.
He has extensive experience in opening new markets, driving performance, building relationships with customers and brokers and managing sales, marketing, operations and customer service functions in 4 different markets in Europe and North America. Nikos led and participated in significant national and international projects, gaining experience and understanding of the operational side of the CPG (FMCG) business, supply chain, logistics, trade marketing and brand marketing.