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Board Member

Zografakis Ioannis

Biography

He was born in 1963. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Imperial College in London and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University in the USA. He is a senior executive with a broad and diverse international experience in the banking industry. He has worked with Citibank for over 20 years, in the USA, UK and Greece. His line/business positions and divisional/corporate responsibilities, have provided him with an extensive background in corporate governance, business restructuring, re-engineering, crisis management, separation of businesses, business strategy, profit & loss management, finance, product and segment management, operations & technology management, and dealing with various regulatory bodies and industry related organisations.

He started his career in 1990 with Citibank in Greece as a Management Associate for Europe, Middle-East & Africa (EMEA). He then worked as the Deputy Treasurer and Treasurer for the Consumer Bank in Greece, before moving to the USA in 1996 as the Director of Finance for CitiMortgage. In 1997 he became the Financial Controller for Citigroup's Consumer Finance business in the US and then he was the Chief Financial Officer for the Consumer Assets Division. From 1998 until 2004 he worked in the Student Loan Corporation (SLC), a Citigroup subsidiary and a New York Stock Exchange traded company. He started as the Chief Financial Officer, became the Chief Operations Officer and in 2001 he was named the Chief Executive Officer. In his four years as CEO of SLC, he managed to almost triple the earnings and the stock price of the company, outperforming the markets. In 2005 he moved back to Europe as Citibank's Consumer Lending Head for EMEA and UK Retail Bank Head. Deciding to move closer to home in 2006, he took the position as Citibank's Retail Bank Head in Greece where he stayed until 2011, before moving back to Cyprus consulting on financial services when requested.

He has been a Director for the Student Loan Corporation in the US, a Director for Tiresias (Greek Credit Bureau) and the secretary of the Audit Committee, a Director and member of the Audit Committee for Diners Club Greece, the Vice-Chairman of the Citi Insurance Brokerage Board in Greece and the Chairman of the Investments and Insurance Supervisory Committee in Citibank Greece.
SecuritiesCompanyPositionStakeLast Update
BOCYBank of Cyprus Public Co LtdΜέλος/Director0.000031/12/2019
BOCBank of Cyprus Public Company Ltd (Ελλάδα)Μέλος/Director0.0000
BOCHBank of Cyprus Holdings PlcΜέλος/Director0.000031/12/2019
ETENational Bank of GreeceΜέλος/Director0.0000