Vice President Α
Socrates S. Kokkalis
Mr. Sokrates S. Kokkalis was born in Milan in 1984. He is an Athens College graduate (2001). He holds a degree (B.A.) in International Relations from Boston University (2005).
He served in the Commercial Division of INTRALOT (2007) and since December 2008 he has served in the Commercial Department of PAE OLYMPIACOS.
In February 2009 he was elected as Non Executive Member of the BoD of INTRAKAT.
Vice President B
Vice President C
The Vice President of the Football Club OLYMPIACOS C.F.P. Mr. George Louvaris, was born on 8th August 1938 in Piraeus. In December of 1993, he was given the responsibility of organizing the Football Club OLYMPIACOS, in all sections from the position of the General Manager of the company.
In July 1994 he became a member of the Board of Directors, as CEO until 2007, and from June 2001 as First Vice President.
Mr. Louvaris contributed the maximum to OLYMPIACOS and to Greek Football as a whole. His input in organization and management, as well as the arrival of football players with worldwide value, is decisive.
With OLYMPIACOS he has celebrated 11 Championships, 4 Cups, 4 Doubles and three Super Cups, and he was one of the most important factors in the accomplishment of their conquest.
His service in sports began with the National Football Federation where he was responsible for financial management for six years (1982-1988). Formerly, he had held the presidency of the football club of Drapetsona.
In the enterprise sector, he became a senior executive at AGET IRAKLIS, for more than 20 years. He then became President and CEO at the national export company ITCO.
He comes from an Olympic family, since his father, Aristidis, played for many years as a goalkeeper at OLYMPIACOS in the ‘40s.
He is married to Eleftheria and has two children.
Vice President D & General Manager
Socrates P. Kokkalis
Mr. Socrates Kokkalis took charge of the Football team in 1993, one year after acquiring the Basketball Team of OLYMPIACOS.
Since he became President, OLYMPIACOS experienced a renaissance after a very difficult period, winning 12 Championships, 5 Cups and 2 Super Cups in Football, as well as 5 Championships, 3 Cups and 1 European Cup in Basketball.
At the same time, Mr. Kokkalis made one dream of Olympiacos fans come true with the construction of the new Stadium George Karaiskakis, which was completed in 2004, and proceeded with the modernization of the training premises of the Team in Rendis and the construction of modern offices for the Club at Alexandras Square.
Mr. Socrates Kokkalis is the founder, Chairman and CEO of the INTRACOM HOLDINGS Group, the biggest technology group (telecommunications, informatics, constructions, and electronic defending systems) in South Eastern Europe. As a group, INTRACOM HOLDINGS has 5,700 employees, exports to 60 countries and maintains subsidiaries in 20 countries.
He is also the founder and Chairman of INTRALOT S.A., one of the top three global suppliers of integrated gaming and transaction processing systems to state-licensed lottery organisations, with 4,000 employees, of which 3,400 are abroad.
Mr. Kokkalis is a major sponsor of leading educational, cultural, and business events in South Eastern Europe. In 1997, he was appointed John Harvard Fellow, after establishing the Kokkalis Program at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, USA. To date, the Kokkalis Program has granted scholarships of approximately 40 graduate students for studies in Political Science and Public Administration at Harvard University. The Kokkalis Program has provided more than 200 scholarships for executive education programs, a series of lectures by leading politicians and other notable personalities at Harvard, as well as numerous publications.
In 1998, to honour the memory of his father, Petros Kokkalis, an internationally distinguished Professor of Surgery at the University of Athens, Mr. Kokkalis founded the Kokkalis Foundation, a non-profit organisation based in Athens, Greece. The Foundation aims to spread knowledge and promote research while supporting democratic institutions and encouraging cooperation in South Eastern Europe, by financing studies and publications, as well as giving grants to hospitals and other charitable activities.
Mr. Kokkalis is President of the Board of Trustees of Athens Information Technology (AIT), a non-profit educational and research centre, established in 2002. AIT is the largest private investment fund in Greece in research and education. AIT has exclusive cooperation across Europe with US-based Carnegie Mellon University and collaborates with Harvard University and the Kokkalis Foundation in executive training programmes. To date, ΑΙΤ has offered more than 250 scholarships to students from 21 countries.
Mr. Kokkalis was born in Athens in 1939. He holds a master’s degree in Physics and Electronics from the University of Humboldt in Berlin (1963). He speaks English, German and Russian fluently, and also speaks some Romanian, Italian and French.