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Dimitris Kyparissis
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CEO, Optima bank, Greece
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Having over 25 years of experience in the Banking Sector, Dimitris Kyparissis holds the position of Optima bank’s CEO.

 

His career commenced in 1993, in Xiosbank, where he built the car financing department before assuming responsibility for all the retail credit.

In 2000, Mr. Kyparissis was among the founding members of the greenfield Novabank, in charge of setting up the credit departments of the bank.

2002 found him in Turkey were he launched Novabank’s greenfield subsidiary, BankEuropa.

Upon his return in 2004 he assumed various positions in Millennium Bank, where he became a board member responsible for credit and operations.

In 2010 he was appointed as a General Manager of Hellenic Postbank, responsible for the retail business of the bank.

Between 2016 and 2018 he was the head of retail branch network of Eurobank.

Since January 2019 he has been involved in the acquisition of Investment Bank of Greece where he undertook the challenging task of transforming it to a commercial bank, Optima bank, from the position of Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Kyparissis holds a B.Sc. degree, in Accounting & Finance from the American College of Greece and an MBA, in Financial Services Management from the University of Sheffield, UK.