Ilias Tsakalis joined Hellas Sat in 2008 today is serving as COO being responsible for all Business Development and Financial matters. He has been the driving force in advancing Hellas Sat’s strategic objectives by leveraging the company’s assets, forming alliances and pursuing business development. Ilias focuses on generating long-term value for the company’s stakeholders across the media, broadband and mobility sectors. He brings tremendous experience and expertise with more than 20 years in business development, telecommunications, satellite communications and finance. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Hellas Sat SA. Prior to joining Hellas Sat he served at various executive roles at Eurobank and at Hellenic Telecommunications Organization. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Athens University of Economics and Business and an MSc. in Financial Decision Analysis from the University of Portsmouth in the UK.