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Operations and Commercial professional with extensive experience in multinational organizations in retail and high tech sector. Key areas of expertise: Operational design, services’ orientation, wholesale management, visual merchandising, space management, franchise. Recognized for his strategic and tactical approach with: strong leadership and relationship building skills, performance ethics, complex problem solving and creative thinking. A visionary who liberates, working to enable the vision of others by establishing more agile, innovative and empathetic operating models. 

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LANGUAGES

Greek (Native language)
Spanish (2003) (Survivable)

English (1985) (Daily use)
French (1985) (Un petit peu)

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing

ALBA 


Certificate in Digital Marketing

BCA College


Executive Program in International Business

Henley Business School


Master’s Degree in Strategic Management

Kingston University / ICBS


Bachelor Degree in Electronics

National Technological Institute


2021

Athens, GR


2014

Athens, GR


2008-2009

Henley, UK


2001-2003

Athens, GR


1988-1992

Lamia, GR


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wellness

The common thread through all of these rising trends is that shoppers are making choices that fit within their lifestyle. The labels of “good” and “bad” foods have given way to “good-for-me” items. During assortment reviews or when assessing a categories performance, retailers need to address the needs of today’s shopper seeking wellness offerings.

Shoppers are redefining what wellness means to them

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Organizational risk management fails as a strategic weapon because it ignores the most pivotal facet of the business landscape: the market. Oriented as it is around compliance and rigid performance goals, a risk management program makes it more difficult to identify the unique opportunities offered by disarray and tumult. companies that use uncertainty to create an edge have shown us that the gains can be broken down into three broad categories.

The Uncertainty Advantage by Karen Avery and Gary Lynch

georgebakalis.com

Most companies start their analytics journey with data; they determine what they have and figure out where it can be applied. To achieve analytics at scale, companies should work in the opposite direction. They should start by identifying the decision-making processes they could improve to generate additional value in the context of the company’s strategy and then work backward to determine what type of data insights are required to influence these decisions and how the company can supply them. In other words, the last mile should be the starting point of the analytics journey.

Breaking away: The secrets to scaling analytics


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