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Board of Directors


Alex Jacovides (President)


As President of the BoD and a founding member of GENESIS Pharma, Alex Jacovides is responsible for its Strategic Development.
Born in Nicosia in 1954, Alex Jacovides has a Bachelor and a Master of Science Degree (BSc and MSc) in Chemical Engineering with distinction from Imperial College, London.
With impressive experience and knowledge in management (having served as Production Manager and General Manager in multinational corporations), he is a Member of the Board of the Jacovides' family Group of Companies in Greece and Cyprus and a Non-Executive Board Member of Ellinas Finance, a company listed on the Cyprus Stock Exchange.

Aris Jacovides (Vice President)

Aris Jacovides is Vice-President of the BoD and one of the founding members of GENESIS Pharma; born in Nicosia in 1956, has a Bachelor (BSc) in Industrial Chemistry from City University, London and holds an INSEAD MBA.
Aris Jacovides is in charge of Business Development for the Jacovides Group of Companies, particularly in the area of medical devices and led the Group's expansion into the Greek market in 1982.
He is President and CEO of M.S. Jacovides Hellas, a marketing company in hi-tech medical devices, and a Board Member of the Jacovides' family Group of Companies in Greece and Cyprus.



Costas Evripides (CEO)

Founding member and Chief Executive Officer of GENESIS Pharma Born in Nicosia, Cyprus in 1953, he holds an Athens University (ASOEE) Economics degree and an MBA from the London Business School. He started his managerial career in PepsiCo International as Assistant Country Manager for Greece and Cyprus (1979‐1983).
He is President of the Hellenic Entrepreneurship Club, he has served as Vice President of the Hellenic Association of Pharmaceutical Companies (SFEE), Member of the General Council of the Federation of Greek Enterprises (SEV), external Member of the Athens University of Economics and Business Council (2012-2016), Board Member of the Association “Youth Entrepreneurship‐ Junior Achievement Greece” and founding Member of the London Business School Greek Alumni Association, holding the position of President between 2000-2013.
In 2014, he was honored with the «Self-made Entrepreneur of the Year» award by ACCI-Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, while in 2013 he received the «European Quality Leader» award by the EOQ-European Organization for Quality, following the «Greek Quality Leader of the Year» distinction he had received by EDEE-Hellenic Management Association the year before. In 2006, he was named «Dynamic Entrepreneur of the Year» in the international competition «Entrepreneur of the Year» by Ernst & Young. 


Sotiris Jacovides (Non Executive Director)

Sotiris Jacovides was born in Nicosia in 1950 and graduated from Ealing University, London with a degree in Business Administration, and is President and CEO of the Jacovides' family Group of Companies in Cyprus. Sotiris Jacovides was the first President of the Cyprus-American Business Association (CyABA) and remains, to-date, a Board Member.
He has served as President of the Cyprus Pharmaceutical Companies Association (SFEK) and currently is a Board Member.


Savvas Jacovides (Non Executive Director)

Born in Nicosia in 1952, Savvas Jacovides has a Bachelor (BSc) in Economics from Ealing University, London and holds a Master (MA) in Business Administration from PCL University in London. He is a Board Member of the Jacovides' family Group of Companies in Greece and Cyprus. He has also served on the Board of APOEL, Cyprus' largest athletics association.