Chief Executive Officer
Date of Appointment: 1 September 2019
Panicos Nicolaou is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Bank of Cyprus since September 1, 2019.
He joined the Bank in January 2001 and started his career serving at various positions, mainly in the Corporate and Credit Risk departments. He was the Manager in the Restructuring and Recoveries Division from April 2014 until June 2016. From June 2016 until August 2019, he served as Director of Corporate Banking Division.
He holds a diploma (5-year degree) in Mechanical Engineering from National Technical University of Athens (Metsovio Polytechnic) in Greece, and an MSc in Mechanical & Industrial Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the USA. He also holds a BSc in Financial Services/ACIB from the School of Management, UMIST in the UK.
Panicos is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association of Cyprus Banks (ACB), Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Employers’ Association of Cyprus Banks, and member of the Board of Directors of the European Banking Federation (EBF). He is also Board member and member of the Executive Committee of the Cyprus Employers & Industrialists Federation (OEB).