Group Chief Digital Officer & Head of Retail Banking Products, Alpha Bank
Damianos Charalampidis was appointed Group Chief Digital Officer and Head of Retail Banking Products at Alpha Bank in November 2016. He is a member of the General Council of the bank and a BoD Member of Alpha Ventures.
He has more than 20 years of experience in the field of Financial Services and Telecommunications and particularly in the area of Commercial Operations, serving as a c-level Executive at all 3 mobile operators in Greece.
More specifically, from 2012 to 2016 he was Group Chief Operating Officer at National Bank of Greece.
Before that and from 2009 until 2012 he was the Chief Operating Officer at Vodafone Greece.
From 2005 – 2009 he joined WIND Hellas as Chief Commercial Officer, while later he assumed the responsibilities of the Chief Operating Officer.
From 1998 until 2005 he worked at Cosmote as a Product and Services Manager and then he assumed the General Management of the sector.
Throughout his career Mr. Charalampidis served as a BoD member in various companies such as: OTENET (ISP Provider), TELLAS S.A. (Fixed Line Operator), ZELITRON (IoT Internet of Things), Ethnodata (IT service provider), CosmoONE (B2B e-Auction service provider).
He is also a member of IET (Institute of Electrical and Technical Engineers) and he has served as a chairman of its Greek section for several years.
He holds a BSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from John Moores University in Liverpool as well as an MSc in Digital Electronics from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST).