Our Executives

Vardis J. Vardinoyannis. Chairman and Managing Director. He was born in 1933. Following his graduation from the Greek Naval Academy, he served for a number of years in the Greek Naval Forces and was discharged with the grade of Vice-Admiral. He is one of the founders of MOTOR OIL and a member of the top management team since 1972. Apart from MOTOR OIL he has exploited a wide array of entrepreneurial endeavors in Greece and abroad.

Yannis  V. Vardinoyannis. Executive Vice Chairman. He was born in 1962. He studied Economics in VASSAR COLLEGE. In 2005 he was appointed Vice Chairman of the Board a post he keeps until today.

Ioannis Kosmadakis. Deputy Managing Director. He was born in 1952 and holds a Master´ s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. He has been working with the Company since 1978.

Petros Tzannetakis. Deputy Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer. He was born in 1955 and holds a Bachelor´ s degree in Economics from the University of Surrey (U.K) and a Master´ s Degree in European Union Economics from the University of Sussex (U.K). He has been working with the Company since 1986 and he also acts as Financial Advisor for the Vardinoyannis Group of Companies.

Michael Stiakakis. Executive BoD member, Refinery General Manager.
He was born in 1955. He hold's a Master's Degree in Mechanical-Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has been working with the Company since 1982.

Theofanis Voutsaras. Executive BoD member, General Manager of Human Resources. Born in 1963. He is a Boston College (USA) graduate and holder of a MSc in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management from London School of Economics (UK). He has a 20year experience at managerial posts of several companies of the Vardinoyannis Group in various sectors (banking, constructions, Professional Football). He has been working with the Company since 2010 and was appointed executive BoD member in January 2011.

Relina Kontoyiannis. General Manager Supply & Trading. Born in 1962 in South Africa. She studied Economics at the University of Athens and has been working in the company since 1983. She has held the position of the Crude and Products Marketing Manager for 30 years.

Victor Papaconstantinou. General Manager of Strategic Planning and Development. He was born in 1969. He holds a Degree in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and a MBA (Distinction) from Warwick Business School. He is a Fellow in the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Over a period of more than 20 years he has held a number of senior and top managerial positions in energy, industrial and consulting companies. He joined the Company in 2018.

Nikos Giannakakis, Information Technology General Manager - Chief Information Officer. He was born in 1971. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree (Faculty of Physics), a Postgraduate Degree (MSc) in Industrial Systems Administration, and is an Alumni of the International Institute for Management Development - IMD (Lausanne, Switzerland). He has an international 15year experience in Information Technology Executive positions with recognizable Multinational Organizations. He was included in the list of the top 100 Chief Information Officers for the year 2019.

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