Giorgos Partsakoulakis was born and raised in Athens. He studied Mathematics and Informatics and holds an MBA. He began his career in Informatics and, in 1992, he moved to Papastratos. There, through various roles of increased responsibility, he became Information Services Director – a position that he held from 2005 to 2010. In June 2010, he moved to the Human Resources Department as HR Operations Manager for Greece. In this role, he supported all organizational areas of the Papastratos plant, such as talent development, industrial relations, employee engagement and managerial efficiency. In 2013, he moved to the headquarters of Philip Morris International (PMI) in Switzerland as Management Organization Development Manager, supporting EU markets in the fields of performance management, talent development and education, while in 2014, he became Human Resources EU Manager. During this time, he led major organizational projects, including: incorporating new companies, developing KPIs in the European Union region, and designing Human Resources Management tools for PMI’s new innovative products business unit. Since May 2015, he has been holding the post of Human Resources Director at Papastratos.