On July 20th 2017 Mr. Stelios Koutsivitis joined the Astir Palace's Board of Directors as an executive member, and was appointed to the Vice President & CEO position. Mr. Koutsivitis has an extensive track record in hospitality and real – estate with international experience in asset management, investment and hotel operations. Prior to joining Astir Palace Vouliagmeni SA, Mr. Koutsivitis has held various management positions in companies within Y&T Daskalantonakis Group, serving as CEO of the publicly listed Sofia Hotel Balkan (Bulgaria) and as Executive Director of the City Hotels Group (Greece).
He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and a Master's degree in Business Studies from the Athens University of Economics & Business as well as a MBA from Columbia Business School.
On June 15th 2017 Mr. Kostas Apostolou joined Astir Palace and was appointed to the CFO position. Mr. Apostolou has over 22 years of experience in the finance sector having held senior positions with Coca-Cola Hellenic, Philip Morris International, Lafarge Heracles, Cosmote where he served as CFO of Cosmote Romania and Oaktree Capital where he served as CFO of Ikos Resorts.
He holds a Bachelor's degree from the Athens University of Economics & Business as well as an MBA from the University of Wales.
With over 20 years of successful development track record, Mr. Macdonald brings a broad range of skills and significant international resort experience acquired through leadership positions in several real estate development companies in Greece and abroad, including Ikos Development (a part-owned subsidiary of Oaktree Capital), the Libra Group, Emaar Properties and Lamda Development.