Patrick has over 40 years of very extensive business experience with international companies both in the FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) and Retailing industries while living and working in 10 countries across 4 continents.
He held top management positions including that of CEO in several businesses and served in the Board of Directors in a number of companies.
His particular strengths lie in developing successful growth strategies, particularly through excellence in consumer marketing, brand building, and innovative retailing, including concepts and formats development. Patrick is passionate with effective execution through lean organization structures and has had significant experience in company restructuring for performance improvement.
In the past several years he has been an independent business consultant with projects in Greece and the Balkan Region.
He believes that a keen sense of humor is one of the most effective tools in negotiating and implementing difficult changes.
Patrick holds a BA degree (Summa cum Laude) in Business Administration from the University of Maryland (USA) and an MBA degree in Management from the University of Massachusetts (USA).
He devotes his private time mainly to his family and playing the electric bass guitar.