People - Departments
The busiest area of activity for SABO S.A. is the heavy clay sector, in which it possesses years of experience, know-how and is one of the worldwide leaders in manufacturing machines and turnkey plants. SABO subsequently employs about 250 staff to handle demand, including over 50 mechanical and electrical engineers, 75 in the production department and 60 involved in installations.
Mr Kiliaris Dimitris is the President of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of SABO SA. Born in 1949, he graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from the University of Bologna in 1974. He began his career in 1976 as a production engineer in AIGIS S.A. a company specialized in packaging material. A year after, he founded his first company in the field of installation and maintenance of lifts. From 1979 until 1984 he worked as a representative for the Italian company SABO SA in Greece. In 1984, with the support of SABO Italy, SABO S.A. was established as the production unit of the Italian SABO in Greece. Since then, he has been leading the company. Throughout all these years he has established a number of companies, SABO ELECTRIC S.A. (1987), SICAP S.A. (1992), SABO FILIERE S.A. (1996), SABO SYSTEM SRL (2007), SABO UTILAJE SRL (2010), SABO IMPIANTI LTDA (2013) creating SABO GROUP, so as to cover the client’s needs without jeopardizing quality. His quote has always been “The customer’s needs, is our priority”.
The Managing Director of SABO S.A. for Latin America, mr Dimitris Tsomokos was born in 1973. He has a degree in Chemistry, an MBA on Strategic Management and a MSc in Applied Economics with Emphasis on Strategic Decisions. He has worked for 4 years in MORNOS S.A. as a Production Manager and since 2004 he is part of SABO team. He started as a Manager at the Technical Department and in 2009 he became Deputy Managing Director, taking over the responsibility for the design and implementation of the company's policies and programs and the supervision of production operations and marketing, application systems, financial management and human resources. Since 2017, he has been assigned to expand the Latin American market as Managing Director of LATAM.
Mr Marchisio Stefano was born in 1967 and graduated from Technical school. He has more than 25 years experience in sales. His career started as an area manager for the company Euroimpianti Srl from 1991 to 1994 and later on from 1994 to 1996 as sales manager for the company Alpina Industriale Spa. From 1996 until 2006 he has worked as a General Sales Manager for Bedeschi Spa, from 2006 – 2008 for a steel company part of Duferco Group and from 2008 to 2014 for Morando Srl (also member of the Board of Directors). Finally, from 2014 to 2017 he was General Sales Manager of Keller Division and Keller HCW where he also was a member of the Board of Directors. He joined SABO S.A. with the position of Sales and Marketing Director in November 2017.
Mr Kotsios Evangelos is the Chief Financial Officer of SABO S.A. Born in 1979. He has a BSc in Statistics and Insurance Science and a MSc in Finance & Banking. From 2003 until 2015 he has been working in Viohalco group. Starting in 2003 as an accountant in FITCO S.A. (Viohalco Group) and in 2006 he joined HALCOR S.A. as Financial Analyst reaching in 2015 the level of Deputy Group CFO in HALCOR S.A.. After September of 2015 he joined SABO S.A. From the position of CFO, he is using his strong management skills and advanced numerical and analytical ability to plan and improve the company’s and the Group’s Financials.
Mrs Kiliari Matina is a Member of the Board of Directors and Chief Operations Officer of SABO S.A. She is the youngest daughter of Mr Dimitris Kiliaris, born in 1987. She is a Civil Engineer with a Master in Corporate Finance from SDA Bocconi. After her career in Delloite Financial Advisory SrL in Milan (2012–2014), she took over the operational and monitoring control of SABO S.A. and the subsidiaries of SABO Group.