Athens, November 15, 2010.
As part of the continuous strengthening of its Corporate and Investment Banking business in Greece, Citi announces the valuable addition of Mr. Pantelis (Linos) Lekkas to its team.
Mr. Pantelis (Linos) Lekkas is appointed as Head of Greek and Cypriot Banking, and will join the company in January 2011. Mr. Lekkas joins us from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he was Head of Greek and Cypriot Investment Banking for the past six years. Prior to this, he spent eight years at Credit Suisse. Mr. Lekkas holds a B.Sc. from Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London and an M. Phil. from Robinson College, Cambridge University.
"Corporate and Investment Banking in Greece is an important business for Citi in Europe and for the Company’s strategy in general. The value we offer to our local and international clients comes from the depth and breath of our executives’ experience. I am very pleased to have Mr. Lekkas among our talented executives of Citi, and am sure that with his valuable experience, he will meaningfully contribute to the further growth of our Greek and Cypriot Corporate and Investment Banking business", stated Mr. Chris Vassiliades, Citi Country Officer, Greece.