EFTHIMIOS O. VIDALISfmr. Chairman, SEV Business Council for Sustainable Development


    Business leader that has formulated and implemented growth strategies by consolidation of industry structures, through acquisitions, integrations and restructuring.
    Mandated by the Greek Prime Minister in August 2012, negotiated and led the reset of the stalled motorways projects of Greece. Completed the restructuring of all concessions by year end 2013, which has enabled an 8bil.€ investment to be re-launched.

    Joined S&B Industrial Minerals S.A. in 1998 as COO and became the first non-family CEO in 2001 until 2011 and served on the Board of Directors for 15 years. S&B’s sales tripled from 1997 to 2011.
    Earlier in his career, he held leadership positions at Owens Corning USA for over 20 years, he led as President each of OC’s major businesses (over $1 billion sales), Composites and the Insulation from 1994 to 1998. Prior to that he has held several leadership positions including Vice President of the European Reinforcement business from 1986 to 1993.
    Currently serves on the Board of Directors of Alpha Bank, of TITAN CEMENT S.A. and Future Pipe Industries based in Dubai. He is also Principal and co-founder of Zeus Capital Management.
    He was an Advisor to the Management & shareholders and board member of RAYCAP S.A. from 2001 to 2016. Was Chairman of the Board of the engineering company ENOIA BV from 2011 until 2013.
    Serves on the Advisory Boards of “egg – enter·grow·go” and the MBA International Program of Athens University of Economics & Business and on the Board of Directors of Solidarity Now in Greece and ALBA Business School. He was member of the board of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) from 2006 to 2016 and founder & Chairman of SEV Business Council for Sustainable Development from 2008 to 2016. Served on the Board of the Greek Mining Enterprises Association (SME) from 2001 to 2009, where he was the Chairman for 4 years.

    Graduated from Harvard University with a BA in Government and earned an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.


    12:45 – 14:00



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