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Andreas Vgenopoulos (businessman)

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Years active  1990–
Name  Andreas Vgenopoulos
Residence  Athens, Greece
Religion  Greek Orthodox
Role  Athlete
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Born  January 4, 1953 (age 62) (1953-01-04) Athens, Greece
Alma mater  National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Occupation  shipowner Businessperson Business Law
Spouse  Areti Souvatzoglou (m. 2005)
Education  Long Island University, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Board member of  Marfin Investment Group, Superfast Ferries

Andreas Vgenopoulos is the chairman of Marfin Investment Group and was a major shareholder of Panathinaikos FC. Mr. Vgenopoulos resigned from Panathinaikos in June 2010 siting differences with Mr. Giannis Vardinogiannis. His departure disappointed the fans of Panathinaikos. Vgenopoulos owns 1% of Marfin Popular Bank and 1,5% of the Marfin Investment Group.

  • Andreas Vgenopoulos was born on 4 January 1953 in Athens. He graduated from Athens University with a degree in Business Law and from Long Island University (U.S.) with a degree in Business Administration. He was a prominent fencing Panathinaikos athlete.
  • Andreas Vgenopoulos was a shareholder of Panathinaikos FC until June 2010, owning 20% of the club's shares. He was also a member of the board of directors of the club alongside, Giannis Vardinogiannis and Pavlos Giannakopoulos. Panathinaikos is now owned by "Panathinaiki Symmahia" (Panthenaic Alliance) with Mr. Giannis Alafouzos as president. *Panathinaikos fans attribute the club's hard times partly to Mr. Vgenopoulos who made promises, spent millions and then left the club.
  • Andreas Vgenopoulos was also the chairman of Olympic Air, the oldest Greek airline. Marfin Investment Group (MIG) bought the company from the Greek government on October 1, 2009. During the last three years, Mr. Vgenopoulos' MIG fund has seen the wealth deteriorate, it is reported that it has lost 95% of its value. Mr. Vgenopoulos is in the process of selling Olympic to Aegean.
  • References

    Andreas Vgenopoulos (businessman) Wikipedia


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