Mastercard: Panagiotis Polydoros new Country Manager


Mr. Polydoros takes over as the new head of the management team of the payment technology company, in the above markets.


Nicosia, 14 June 2022 – Mastercard announced today that Panagiotis Polydoros takes over the duties of Country Manager for Greece, Cyprus and Malta, taking the baton from Mrs. Aspa Palimeri.

Through his new role in Mastercard, Panagiotis Polydoros undertakes the management of the entire range of the company’s activities in all three markets, with emphasis on the continuation of the successful course of the company, the further development of the work, the promotion of value-added solutions. Mastercard in the whole range of digital transformation and the promotion of innovative applications to all members of the payment ecosystem.

Panagiotis Polydoros has extensive experience and proven know-how in the payment industry, as he has been part of the Mastercard team since March 2017, holding the role of Business Development Director, where he was responsible, among other things, for developing new products and services for its geographies. Greece, Cyprus and Malta. Mr. Polydoros comes from the field of Strategy Consulting with experience in Deloitte. He has also worked as a Bonds and Derivatives Analyst as well as an Account Manager at Bloomberg. Academically, he holds a Masters in Management from the London Business School and a graduate of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Technology of the Polytechnic School of Patras.

Peter Bekenecker, President of Mastercard Central Europe, said: “The payment industry is constantly evolving. For this reason, we must constantly adapt, so that, at any time, we can meet the strategic and technological requirements of the market. His extensive knowledge and experience in the industry, makes Panagiotis the most suitable person to lead the company, through the role of Country Manager for Greece, Cyprus and Malta, in the next phase of its development, continuing its course. innovation and excellence “.

Taking on his new role, Panagiotis Polydoros added, “I am extremely happy for my new role in her team Mastercard and the opportunity given to me to continue to support our successful course. “Technology, innovation, but also the substantial support of consumers and businesses are at the heart of our philosophy, and we will continue to work on the same pillars with even more passion and appetite.”

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