Dimitris Nikolakis is an accomplished executive with 20 years of international professional experience with proven record of success in general management, strategy setting, P&L oversight, operations, multichannel product distribution and marketing, driving benchmark-setting innovation. For the last 8 years he is the CEO of Druckfarben Romania and in the last 5 years he holds the position of Group Managing Director of KRAFT Paints at Druckfarben Hellas S.A.
Studied in the USA and Egypt, holding a MSc. in Biochemical Engineering from Tufts University, a BSc. in Chemical Engineering from Cairo University, while the business orientation came from his exposure and executive management degree at Harvard University. Holder of US patent for the design of a novel bioreactor for protein production using mammalian cell culture and recombinant DNA technology.