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Leadership Team

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symeon3bw Symeon Kassianides
Group Chairman and CEO
Symeon Kassianides·is the founder, CEO and Chairman of Hyperion responsible for the overall management, strategic direction, growth and financial control of the company. With a PhD and DIC in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London (UK) and a BSc from MIT (USA), Dr. Kassianides has extensive experience in project execution and management in the process and manufacturing industries. Additionally, he presently serves as a Director on the Board of a number of companies and organizations, including the Employers and Industrialists Federation of Cyprus, and the Natural Gas Public Company (DEFA) where he was appointed non-executive Chairman in March 2017. 

Stavros Spanos
Deputy Group CEO

Stavros Spanos is a Mechanical Engineer from National Technical University of Athens (Greece), and holds an MBA in IT Management from Cass Business School in London (UK). He joined Hyperion in 2001, after 7 years in consumer goods & electronics retailing. In Hyperion he held a number of roles and projects, including setup of the company's MES group, establishment of Hyperion's M.East subsidiary in Bahrain, expansion of the company's activities in Russia/CIS (for which he relocated to Moscow from 2003 to 2008), global sales coordination, marketing and management of the group partner relationships.  In 2014 Stavros led the creation of Hyperion Energy, the positioning vehicle for the Group in the emerging hydrocarbons play in Cyprus and the East Med. Since 2016 he also serves as Deputy Group CEO.  Additionally, since November 2015 he serves as non-executive Chairman of CYSAB, the National Accreditation Body of the Republic of Cyprus.

Yves Herve
Yves Hervé
CEO, Hyperion RSI Simulation

Yves Hervé is a graduate in Chemical and Process Engineering from École Nationale Supérieure des Industries Chimiques (ENSIC), Nancy. He has been the Director for Sales & Marketing of RSI, from 2008 until 2016. Previously, he worked for Bouygues Offshore and Saipem. Since February 2017 he is the CEO of Hyperion RSI Simulation (www.hyperionRSI.net) a specialised OTS global provider which is jointly owned by the Hyperion Group and CORYS, a French company that acquired RSI in 2017. 

Martin Harutunian
Advisor to the CEO

Martin Harutunian has over 20 years of professional experience in the Professional Services (Consulting) and Manufacturing industries. Martin worked for Deloitte management consulting in Russia/CIS, where as a Partner he led Supply Chain Management practice serving clients in Steel, Oil & Gas, Metals & Mining and Automotive industries, with a consulting experience of over 40 completed projects and programs in Russia, Kazakhstan and Europe. Martin also was a member of the management team to grow the first specialized Supply Chain start up (i2 CIS) in Russia/CIS, which successfully implemented Supply Chain solutions (Planning and Execution) for local and international clients (Metals, Food/Grocery Retail, Power, 3PLs and transportation) in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. Prior to joining Hyperion, he was working for Evraz North America as Maintenance Director and S&OP Director. Martin holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering and Process Technology (with distinction) from the Armenian State Engineering University and an MBA from McCallum Graduate School of Business (Bentley College, MA, USA). From 2015 until 2017 he served as the CEO of Hyperion Consulting (www.hyperion.consulting) the Group's Manufacturing & Supply Chain solutions business. From 2018 onwards he serves as Advisor to the CEO for Hyperion Consulting