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HAT 2022
2nd International Treasury Summit

9 September 2022

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It is my great pleasure to welcome you to the HAT’s 2022 – 2nd International Treasury Summit, Greece’s Leading Annual Treasury event registration webpage.

On September 9th, we will host Treasurers and speakers from 11 countries around the world in the Greek Capital of Athens, and the magnificent OTE Academy Auditorium, in a full day event including top-notch networking, key global and domestic treasury trends and the famous Greek Hospitality at its best!

We are very much looking forward to welcoming our distinguished members, honourable sponsors, esteemed guests and the wider Greek and International business community from overseas interested in the Greek Market and its immense potential. 

Welcome to Greece! 

 

Alexandros Koliavras

HAT President

Agenda

Time                                        Duration                               Topic

09:00 - 10:00                           60'                                          Registration and Welcome Coffee

10:00 - 10:15                           15’                                          Opening Remarks: “Reflecting on HAT’s 2nd year” Alexandros Koliavras, Vice                                                                                                         President Group Treasury at ING Americas, HAT President

10:15 - 10:30                           15’                                          “Corporate Funding & Ratings”

                                                                                                 Presentation:

                                                                                                 Alex Griffiths, Corporate EMEA analytical head, Fitch Ratings  

 

10:30 - 11:20                           50’                                         “Corporate Funding: Navigating through uncertainty and disruption”

                                                                                                by Corporate Finance working group

                                                                                                Panel:
                                                                                                Nikolaos Baziotis, CFO/CIO, Premia Properties

                                                                                                Alex Griffiths, Corporate EMEA Analytical Head, Fitch Ratings

                                                                                                Eliza Mylona, Executive Director, Group Treasurer, OTE

                                                                                                Alexandros Petrakidis, Head of Large Corporate Division II, Eurobank

                                                                                                Moderator:

                                                                                                Thanasis Panagoulis, Treasury Manager, PPC S.A.

 

11:20 - 11:35                          15’                                          Coffee Break 

 

11:35 - 11:50                          15’                                          “ESG Ratings - Overview on ESG/Sustainability”

                                                                                                Presentation:

                                                                                                Craig Gosnell, Senior Director Business & Relationship Mgmt., Sustainable Fitch

 

11:50 – 12:40                         50’                                          “How to Finance a Sustainable World” by ESG working group

                                                                                                Panel:

                                                                                                Craig Gosnell, Senior Director Business & Relationship Mgmt., Sustainable Fitch

                                                                                                Cleo Lymberi, Group Treasurer, PPC

                                                                                                Panos Lymperopoulos, Deputy General Manager, Head of Large Corporate & Loan                                                                                                  Syndications, Eurobank

                                                                                                Dimitris Siokis, Group Treasury Director, Coca Cola Hellenic Bottling Company  

                                                                                                Moderator:

                                                                                                George Mourtzios, Assistant Group Treasurer, Sani & Ikos Group

 

12:40 - 12:55                        15’                                            Coffee break 

 

12:55 - 13:10                        15’                                            “Remuneration Benchmarking Study; Key Insights and Take-aways” by Brain                                                                                                      and Business Gain working group
                                                                                                Presentation:

                                                                                                Maria Giarmeniti, Head of Talent Management, AIMS International Hellas,                                                                                                                  Executive Coach (ACC)

 

13:10 - 14:00                       50’                                             “Investing in Greece: Shared Service Centers” by Brain and Business Gain WG

                                                                                                Panel:

                                                                                                Ioakeim Kampasakalis, Director Finance Service Centers, Imerys

                                                                                                Christos Kourouniotis, Partner, ΕΥ

                                                                                                Moderators:

                                                                                                Alexandros Koliavras, Vice President Group Treasury at ING Americas,

                                                                                                HAT President, Co-Head of Brain and Business Gain working group

                                                                                                Nena Koronidi, Co-Head of Brain and Business Gain working group

 

14:00 - 15:00                      60’                                              Lunch break 

 

15:00 - 15:50                      50’                                              “How do I manage my treasury processes using a TMS” by Cash Management &                                                                                                  Treasury Infrastructure working group
                                                                                                Presentation:

                                                                                                John Vincent, Regional Presales Manager, Kyriba Emerging

                                                                                                Michal Czerniecki, Senior Presales Engineer, Kyriba CEE

                                                                                                Moderators:

                                                                                                Ionut Grama, Business Manager, Kyriba CEE

                                                                                                Alexandros Bellos, Treasury Director, PVH S.A.  

                                                                                                George Tsinidis, Credit Control & Treasury Director, Wind Hellas

 

15:50 - 16:40                     50’                                              “Open Banking & APIs: Today’s applications & a glimpse into the near future”

                                                                                               by Cash Management & Treasury Infrastructure working group
                                                                                               Presentation:

                                                                                               Athanassios Daflos, Head of Transaction Banking Solutions, Eurobank
                                                                                               Moderators:

                                                                                               Sotiris Agious, Financial Controlling Manager, Sarkk S.A.

                                                                                               Manos Valsamakis, Treasury Manager, Kaizen Gaming

 

16:40 - 16:55                   15’                                                Coffee break  

 

16:55 - 17:45                   50’                                                “Blockchain in Finance: What’s in for a Corporate Treasurer. Evolution,                                                                                                                Opportunities & Threats” by Blockchain & Crypto working group
                                                                                               Firechat Discussion:

                                                                                               Sandra Ro, CEO Global Business Blockchain Council
                                                                                               George Panou, Head of Innovation Center, Eurobank & Member of the Board of                                                                                                       Directors, Hellenic Blockchain Hub   

                                                                                               Moderator:

                                                                                               Nikos Polymenakos, Treasury Manager, Delta Foods S.A.  

 

17:45 - 18:15                  30’                                                 “EACT updates and developments”

                                                                                               Firechat discussion:

                                                                                               Francois Masquelier, Chair of EACT, Chair of ATEL, CEO Simply Treasury

                                                                                               Robin Page, CEO tmi  

 

18:15 – 18:35                 20’                                                 HAT Treasury Awards 2022

 

18:35 – 18:45                 10’                                                 Extraordinary General Assembly

 

18:45 - 19:00                  15’                                                 “Closing remarks”  Alexandros Koliavras, Vice President Group Treasury at ING                                                                                                       Americas, HAT President

 

19:00 - 22:00                  90'                                                 Dinner & Drinks

Speakers

Eurobank

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Panos Lymperopoulos, CFA
Deputy General Manager
Head of Large Corporate - Loan Syndications
Eurobank

 

Currently serving as Deputy General Manager, Head of Large Corporate Loan Syndications and responsible for the Development Programs Division – including RRF and EIB related investment programs – in Eurobank.
Before joining Eurobank in 2013, he served as a Senior Banker, Head of DCM in Emporiki Bank (Credit Agricole Group) and previously as a Senior Relationship Manager in BNP Paribas in Athens. Having more than 22 years of experience in Corporate Banking and Debt Capital Markets, he has been actively involved in numerous major Debt Financings and
Restructurings completed in Greece and Southeastern Europe. He is a CFA charterholder and has received an MBA from the University of Houston in 1998. He graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from the National Technical University of Athens in 1995.

Alexandros Petrakidis

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Athanassios Daflos

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Athanassios Daflos,
Head of Transaction Banking Solutions
Global Transaction Banking, Corporate and Investment Banking,
Eurobank

Leading Payments, Cash Management, and Intelligent Services divisions, with over 18 years of experience in the Banking and Financial Services Industry. He has introduced major transformative programs in all fields of Business Banking, drives Eurobank Extroversion initiatives and Technology ecosystems like Exportgate.gr and Digital Academy for Business, and leads the new breed of intelligent services in Banking, Payments and Cash Management, focusing on innovative technology vectors that transform our world such as Blockchain, APIs and AI. Has served as Director of Information Technology in Technology Companies, Technology Consultant at Scientific Organizations and Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Member of the ExCo at Eurobank Factors, supporting the company vision to achieve top-level global distinctions. He holds a degree in Physics, MSc in Information Technology and MBA from the Athens University of Economics and Business and has been a member of numerous scientific-research projects at the University of Athens

Kyriba

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Ionut Grama

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Ionut Grama coordinates the Kyriba Fintech in the CEE region, being responsible for the company's business development operations in this region. Kyriba is the global leader in automation and digitization solutions for corporate treasuries, with clients in over 120 countries. Having over 2 decades of experience in management, business development and consulting for the adoption of new technologies, digitization of processes and automation in finance and treasury, Ionut was mandated by Kyriba to initiate, build and develop the company's business in this new region for Kyriba. The team coordinated by Ionut promotes, facilitates and implements the automation of finance and treasury processes of medium and large companies in Greece, Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, the Baltic States and Turkey.

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John Vincent

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John Vincent is a Fintech professional with over 18 year’s experience across Corporate Treasury and Banking software in Middle East, Central & Eastern Europe and Africa. He has rich domain knowledge of Corporate Treasury, Core Banking, Payments, Risk Management, Cash Management, Supply Chain Finance, Digital Banking, Retail & Corporate Lending, AML, CRM and Regulatory Reporting. He has worked closely with Corporates across different industry verticals as a Treasury Advisor. He brings deep insight into the challenges faced by corporates in the areas of Liquidity and Risk Management. Over the years, he has worked across multiple functions performing key roles around Presales, Solution Architecting, Business Analysis and Consulting.

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Michał Czerniecki

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Finance Expert and former Corporate Treasurer, passionate about Technology, Risk Management and Treasury with a strong background in Accounting and Finance. Broad experience in Financial Risk Management, Corporate Finance, Financial Accounting and Treasury Operations gained through various auditing, consulting and treasury roles.

Fitch Ratings

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Alex Griffiths

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Alex Griffiths is Head of Corporate Ratings for Europe, Middle East and
Africa. Fitch’s EMEA corporate rating work is carried out by more than 110
dedicated corporate analysts, based in 10 cities, who cover all aspects of the rating and surveillance of non-financial corporates across the region. Alex joined Fitch in London in 2005 as a corporate analyst, and has held a number of different roles, most recently as Fitch’s Credit Policy Group with responsibility for monitoring the quality of global corporate ratings. He started at Fitch as an analyst specializing in Telecoms, Media and Technology, then became Head of Research for EMEA and Asia-Pacific. Between 2012 and 2016 he ran the EMEA Natural Resources team.
Prior to this, Alex spent eight years with Deloitte's audit practice, where he gained experience ranging from transaction services work to audit, IFRS transitions, expert witness assignments and sector research.
Alex read economics at St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge, and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

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Craig Gosnell

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Craig Gosnell leads Sustainable Fitch’s business development strategy for Corporate Issuers. Craig has had extensive engagement with Issuers and market participants on ESG/Sustainability both pre and post the launch of Sustainable Fitch in September 2021.
Craig has been at Fitch since 2009 in a variety of business development
roles focusing on Corporates and has previously served as the Fitch Ratings
Head of Relationship Development for EMEA Corporates.

EY

Christos Kourouniotis

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TMI - Treasury Management International

European Association of Corporate Treasurers

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Francois Masquelier

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François has founded Simply Treasury, a company that delivers advisory in treasury, corporate finance and ERM. Before and until December 2019, he was Head of Corporate Finance, Treasury and Enterprise Risk Management at RTL Group, leading European media company. He joined RTL in 1997. Before, he worked for Eridania Béghin-Say and ABN.AMRO. He is Doctor in Tax Law, has degree in Economy and Administration from the University of Liège and is graduated from the Solvay Business School as Executive master’s in management. He is certified ICIS and ICIP (Internal Controls Institute Professional) and ISO 31000 certified. He is also certified from Sacred Heart University (SHU) in Private Equity Funds. He is Chair of Association of Corporate Treasurers of Luxembourg
(ATEL), Chair of European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT), member of the Financial Instrument Working Group created by the IAS Board in 2004. He has also been appointed as Specialist at The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) since November 2009. He is a regular contributor to different corporate finance and treasury magazines and newspapers. He is Editorial Director of the “Treasury Magazine”. He gives trainings and courses for House of Training Luxembourg and FEBELFIN Brussels. He is an active thought treasury leader in Europe and is known for his presentations, lectures, videos, and articles published in finance magazines for more than 20 years.

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Robin Page

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Robin Page

CEO of Treasury Management International (TMI)

 

Treasury Management International (TMI) magazine was first published in 1992. In 2021, TMI now digital only, continues to be the well-respected and independent voice of the treasury world, renowned globally for its sharp editorial focus and breadth of opinion. Prior to launching TMI in 1992, Robin had worked at the Financial Times newspaper for 10 years.

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Global Blockchain Business Council 

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Sandra Ro

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Sandra Ro serves as CEO of the Global Blockchain Business Council, the largest and leading global industry association for blockchain and digital assets. As a proponent of ‘human-centric tech,’ Sandra advances responsible innovation and inclusion as an angel investor, board director, advisor, guest lecturer, media commentator and cofounder of social impact and tech start-ups.From investment banking and currency markets to blockchain technology, Sandra has spent her career advocating using digital tools to solve big societal problems. She holds an M.B.A. from London Business School, studied Computer Science at Columbia University, and earned a double B.A. degree from Yale University.

Hellenic Blockchain Hub (HBH)

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George Panou

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George Panou is the Head of the Innovation Center at
Eurobank, leading Digital Innovation and Digital
Transformation for more than 20 years working with
Financial Institutions-Banks, Large Enterprises and Public Sector in Greece & EMEA. He is a Member of the Advisory Board for Harvard Business Review, member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Blockchain Hub (HBH) and the 1st Certified Blockchain Professional (CBP) by IIB Council in Greece, providing thought leadership on Blockchain and emerging technologies.
He is an international speaker on Fintech and Emergent Technology topics and as a subject matter expert he has been an Advisor to international client base of institutional investment firms, banks, corporations and consulting firms on Information & Emerging technologies. He has been a guest Lecturer on ESADE business school on the MSc in Business Analytics on the Fintech and Blockchain course and a guest Lecturer at
Swinburne University at Frontiers in Fintech for Master students. He has also served as a Judge and Mentor to FinTech's & Startups in Greece and abroad in various programs such as the Visa Innovation Program by Visa and independently. Among other certifications George holds an Executive Education Certificate from the
University of Cambridge Judge Business School in Digital Disruption: Digital Transformation Strategies, a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from ALBA
Graduate Business School, and a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Hellenic American University (NH).

Imerys

Ioakeim Kampasakalis

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Premia Properties

Nikolaos Baziotis

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PPC / ΔΕΗ

Cleo Lymberis

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Coca Cola HBC

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Dimitris Siokis, FRM

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Dimitris Siokis is Group Treasurer at Coca Cola Hellenic. Dimitris has strong background in Corporate Treasury, Risk/Portfolio Management & Structuring after spending more than 20 years in Buy/Sell side Banking and Advisory roles in UK, Luxembourg and Greece.

PVH

Alexandros Bellos

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Kaizen Gaming

Manos Valsamakis

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Sani & Ikos

George Mourtzios

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Delta Foods SA

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Nikos Polymenakos

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Nikos is a Certified Treasury & Project Management Professional with over 20 years of experience in managing cash, liquidity and trade finance. He started his career in banking and then moved to the FMCG sector working for both global and local corporations. He is currently Treasury Manager for Delta Foods. Passionate about blockchain technology & digital assets he is doing his part towards adoption.

PPC

Thanassis Panagoulis

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Wind Hellas

George Tsinidis

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HTO / ΟΤΕ

Elisa Mylona

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SARKK S.A.

Sotiris Agious

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Nena Koronidi

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Aims International Hellas

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Maria Giarmeniti, ACC

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Maria Giarmeniti is a Senior Consultant and Head of Talent Management in the Executive Search firm, AIMS International and an Executive Coach.

Maria Giarmeniti started her career as a consultant in PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Corporate Finance. She then moved to a large international German bank as a Credit Analyst for 4 years. In 2006, she joined the largest telecom operator in Greece Hellenic Telecommunications Organisation (OTE) as a Treasury Manager. Her latest
corporate role was Deputy Treasurer managing a debt portfolio of Euro 5bn. At the age of 40, she decided to take a leap of faith and reinvent her career towards a more anthropocentric path. She turned to HR by joining an Executive Search firm, AIMS INTERNATIONAL, working both in Executive Search and Talent Management projects (facilitating Culture audits, Leadership workshops). In parallel, she studied to become a Certified Professional Coach. Today, she combines her career consulting expertise with her
coaching education. Maria holds a MSc in Business & Financial Economics, and BA in Economics from the University of Essex. Maria graduated from the Success Unlimited Network and became an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) by the International Coach Federation (ICF).

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ING Americas

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Alexandros Koliavras

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Alexandros Koliavras
Vice-President, Treasury Advisor

Group Treasury at ING Americas

 

Strong International Finance and Treasury experience with more than 10 years in Corporate, Banking and Public Administration sectors including but not limited to Corporate Finance, Business Advice, Risk Management, Cash flow analysis, Cash Management, Treasury Control and Operations and Regulatory Liquidity in US, the Netherlands, UK and Greece.

He is also serving as the President and Founding Board member of the Hellenic Association of Treasurers for the past 2 1/2 years.

Sponsors

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Gold

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Silver

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Bronze

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