Board of Directors

Takis Clerides
Takis Clerides

Takis Klerides has been the Chairman of Logicom since October 2018 and a member of the Board of Directors since 2003. ​

Having originally worked with international accounting firms in the UK, he joined KPMG Metaxas Loizides Syrimis in Cyprus in 1977 and specialised in banking, finance and insurance. Mr Klerides became a partner at KPMG in 1982 and remained in this position until 1999 when he was appointed Minister of Finance of the Republic of Cyprus, a post he held until February 2003. 

As Minister of Finance, he was responsible for economic planning, accounting and human resources, as well as the revenue departments of the State. During his term as Minister of Finance, he was instrumental in the harmonisation of Cyprus legislation with the European Union and a major Tax Reform that introduced low corporate and personal taxes.

Mr Klerides is a member of various Boards of public and private companies in Cyprus and overseas, as well as of charitable organisations. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) of the UK and member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPA).

Since April 2013, Mr Klerides has been the Executive Chairman of business advisory company CMK Eurofinance Consultants Ltd and is a director of a number of companies in Cyprus and abroad.

Varnavas Irinarchos
Varnavas Irinarchos
Varnavas Irinarchos is the Managing Director of the Logicom Group. He established Logicom as a professional computer training centre in 1986 with his business partner, Michael Michaelides.

In 1992, Mr Irinarchos acquired all the company shares and has been the major shareholder of Logicom since 2000. He has overseen the shift in the company's operations to the distribution of technology products and solutions, the provision of integrated IT networking, telecom and business software solutions, and the execution of large infrastructure projects.

Mr Irinarchos holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science from the University of Stockholm.

Anthoulis Papachristoforou
Anthoulis Papachristoforou

Anthoulis Papachristoforou joined Logicom in 2001 and currently holds the position of Group Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Managing Director.

He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and Finance from the London South Bank University, and a Degree in Business Studies from the Institute of Commercial Management in Bournemouth, UK.

Mr Papachristoforou is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC). Prior to joining Logicom, he worked as an auditor with Grant Thornton in Cyprus from 1992 to 1994 and held the position of Coordinator of Corporate Planning and Control at Esso Cyprus Inc. from 1994 to 2001.

Nicos Michaelas
Nicos Michaelas

Dr Nicos Michaelas is the Managing Director of Demetra Investments Public Ltd, which is the largest investment company listed on the Cyprus Stock Exchange.

He oversees the operations and the investment portfolio of the company and manages investments across multiple asset classes – including capital markets, real estate and private equity.

Dr Michaelas holds a BA (Hons) in Industrial Economics from the University of Nottingham in the UK and a Ph.D. in Financial Economics from Manchester Business School.

In his early career, he worked as an academic in the UK, researching & teaching business economics and financial management at Manchester Business School. Since the year 2000, he has been working in the investment management industry.

George Papaioannou
George Papaioannou

George Papaioannou is a graduate of the Law Faculty of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He was distinguished in his academic studies and came in first place in the examinations of integration in the advocate's profession. 

Between 1990 and 2002, Mr Papaioannou served in the Law Office of the Republic of Cyprus as Attorney of the Republic, with specific focus on issues of administrative and criminal law. He has participated in legal congresses and was a member of an anti-corruption committee in the Council of Europe.

After resigning from his position in 2002, Mr Papaioannou set up his own law firm in Nicosia, which he runs to this day. He has been a member of the Logicom Board of Directors since 2008.

Anastasios Athanasiades
Anastasios Athanasiades

Anastasios Athanasiades holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Hons) in Economics, Accounting & Finance from the University of Manchester – then went on to work and qualify as a Chartered accountant in London with a medium sized firm.

In Cyprus, he worked for a Big Four audit firm as Audit Manager from 1994 to 1996, before moving to the Public Sector (Treasury of the Republic of Cyprus) where he was appointed as Internal Auditor of one Ministry from 1996 to 2000.

In 2000, Mr Athanasiades was appointed by the Council of Ministers as Deputy Chairman and Deputy Government Commissioner of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission – a position held until 2001.

Since 2001, he has been practicing as an external auditor of companies’ financial statements. Mr Athanasiades is a Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA), specialising in the audit of financial statements and international tax.