George Demetriades

George Demetriades

Director, IT&T Business Unit, Athens International Airport

Mr. George Demetriades leads the IT&T Business Unit of Athens International Airport, working with a group of 52 highly skilled IT professionals. He has more than 26 years of experience in digital and information technology services, working in large national and multinational organizations. He spent 20 of those years in managerial positions such as COO, CIO, and executive director.
At the Athens International Airport, his unit is a one-stop shop for IT & telecommunications services for the airport community. At the same time, it provides consultation and IT&T solutions for external businesses such as other airports, insurance companies, and shipping companies, both in Greece and abroad. The IT&T Business Unit has been repeatedly awarded prizes for innovation and customer service, as well as entrepreneurship; it has been certified by ISO 9001 since 2007 and ISO 20000 since 2015.
Mr. Demetriades has a track record of success in establishing and organizing IT shared services organizations, as well as IT departments of large financial institutions, both domestic and international, with latter locales including Greece, Central and Southeast Europe, and the Middle East. He employs international best practices and ensures that the organizations he works for, along with all his colleagues, obtain the necessary and appropriate certifications.