16 September 2021
During AIMS International’s EMEA meeting, where over 60 Partners and Consultants came together virtually, Mr Dimitris Kleftakis from AIMS International Hellas was elected as Executive VP EMEA. He takes over from Mr Peter Barkhurst, Managing Partner AIMS International Germany and Global VP of AIMS International, who has held the position since 2020.
Dimitris is based in Athens, Greece and comes from the Management Consulting industry where he held various managerial roles and was engaged in projects in the fields of Corporate and Project Finance, Debt Restructuring, Corporate Re-organization and Business Development. He has worked in several business sectors and gained in-depth knowledge of the business models and the key value drivers in these sectors. He has studied Economics and holds an MSc. in Economics and Business Strategy from the University of Piraeus, Greece.
He joined AIMS International Hellas in 2016 as a Partner. In June 2018 he was elected as a Member of the AIMS International Executive Board. Since his appointment, Dimitris has been representing the region of Eastern Europe and Eurasia and serves as the Finance Manager of the Global organization. Furthermore, he is leading the Financial and Professional Services Global Practice and is a member of the Industrial Global Practice.
“It is really inspiring and I am honored to be entrusted by our valuable Partners in the EMEA Region to be their Executive VP. I feel thankful and privileged to be part of the Executive Board of AIMS International, a truly global organization offering top class Executive Search and Talent Management Services in more than 52 countries around the world. Together with my fellow EMEA Board Members, we will work closely with our offices across the region to further promote our organization and offer real value to our clients and Partners”.
Mr. Bernardo Entschev, President AIMS International said “It is with joy that I congratulate Dimitris on being chosen for his new role as the Executive VP EMEA. Dimitris has already been making excellent contributions in his current role as the EMEA VP but now in the EVP position he can expand his support to all our partners in Europe enhancing our strategy in the EMEA region and globally.”