Cyprus: Vassiliko Cement has appointed George Savva as its general manager with effect from 1 August 2019. In addition, Antonios Antoniou, the executive chairman of the company, will retain his position as chief executive officer (CEO) for a transitional period of five months until 31 December 2019. After the end of the transition period, he will retain the position of the executive chairman.
Savva, aged 48 years, is a Cypriot national. He holds a bachelors degree in Accounting and Finance from London South Bank University in the UK and later became a Chartered Certified Accountant with membership of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC). He has also attended the LEAP Executive Programme of INSEAD Business School.
He worked for Deloitte in auditing and business advisory for four years before working as an internal auditor for two years. He became the chief financial officer (CFO) for Vassiliko Cement in 2001 and became the deputy general manger in 2017.