George Spiliopoulos

Vice President East Europe

Barilla Group

Having studied Chemical Engineering and upon completion of his PhD, George Spiliopoulos spent a brief spell in the academic field before moving to the FMCG sector. He worked at Procter & Gamble for 14 years in Greece, Italy and Switzerland.
He started working for Barilla HELLAS in 2002 where in 2004 he was promoted to CEO and in 2010 appointed the position of Vice President Eastern Europe. He serves as Vice President of Hellenic Association of Branded Products (ESVEP), and for the past 13 years, he holds the position of President of the Panhellenic Association of Pasta Industries (SEVZYM).
In 2015, he was elected to the position of President of the Union of Organizations of Manufacturers of Pasta Products of the EU (UN.A.F.P.A).