Michael C. Samonas M.Sc.,

Ph.D., MBA, Chartered Accountant,



Oct '15 - , American College of Greece, Agia Paraskevi Campus


  • Financial Modelling Workshop, The American Collede of Greece - Deree.
  • Financial Statement Analysis and Equity Valuation, The American Collede of Greece - Deree.

Feb '17 - , ICAP and University of Piraeus

 Jan '04 - present, Sidma S.A Steel Service Centre (Listed in ASE)

Group Chief Financial Officer

  • Experience in equity market including an IPO (responsible for listing the company to Athens Stock Exchange) as well as Debt market (responsible for issuing syndicated bond loans exceeding € 120 mio).
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution. Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles  (IFRS).
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections.

Main duties include:

  • Coordination and preparation of financial statements & financial reports.
  • Month end reporting to VIOHALCO Group
  • Analysis cash flow and expenses to guide department heads. Analysis of financial statements to pinpoint potential weak areas.
  • Implementation of strategic business & operational plans.
  • Monitoring the performance of subsidiaries in Bulgaria & Romania
  • Modelling & analysing the credit risk of company’s clientele

April '03 – Dec '03, Vodafone S.A

Compensation & Benefits Manager

  • Responsible for the development and implementation of the wage and salary system as well as the company’s benefits programme. More specifically:
  • Implementation of Internal Audit findings & recommendations to HR Dept.
  • Development of the Long Term Incentive Plan to executive personnel
  • Development of the Short Term Incentive Plans to various departments and levels
  • Development of the commission plans of the sales & distribution function
  • Drafting of Comp. & Ben. Policies & Procedures (Mobile Phone, Travel, etc.)