Mr Misailidis holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Athens University of Economics and an MBA from Portsmouth University, while he has completed numerous Senior Leadership Programs at INSEAD and IMD Business schools’’. He joined Adecco in 2000 as a Commercial Manager and in 2004 was appointed as Country Manager for Greece. In 2008 he took over the position of Regional CEO in Adecco for Eastern Europe, Middle East and North Africa with operations in 17 countries. Under his supervision the company gained significant market share in all 17 countries, enjoying parallel high levels of profitability.
Mr Misailidis joined IWG as CEO – Asia Pacific & Middle East in 2016 to lead 35 countries, including large markets such as China, Japan, India and Australia, and areas of major importance for the global economy, such as Hong Kong, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates, where IWG has an extended presence with a wide network of business centers and experiences high growth rates. In January 2020, IWG and Mr. Misailidis have entered into a Master Franchise agreement which provides him with exclusive rights to the use of IWG's brands in Greece, where IWG currently operates 9 centres