Mr Efthimios O. Vidalis has a BA in Government from Harvard University and a MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.
Mandated by the Greek Prime Minister in August 2012 to negotiate and lead the reset of the stalled motorways projects of Greece. Completed the restructuring of all concessions by year end 2013. This reset enables an 8bil.€ investment to be completed by the end of 2015 and has a critical importance on the Greek economy, with the creation of 20.000 jobs and 1.2% cumulative impact on Greece's GDP.
Was the CEO of S&B Industrial Minerals Group from 2001 until 2011 and COO from 1998 to 2001, where he served on the Board of Directors for 15 years.
Earlier in his career, Mr Vidalis spent 20 years at Owens Corning, USA, where he held several leadership positions including Vice President of the European Reinforcement business (1986 to 1993) and President, Composites and Insulation (1994 to 1998).
Has a number of directorships including Secretary General of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV), Chairman and founder of the Business Council of SEV for Sustainable Development-Greece, Member of the Boards of Alpha Bank, TITAN S.A. and RAYCAP S.A.
Was Chairman of the Board of the engineering company ENOIA BV from 2011 until June 2013 and Chairman of the Greek Mining Enterprises Association (SME) from 2006 to 2009.
Serves on the Advisory Board of "egg" (enter-grow-go), an initiative that aims to boost innovative entrepreneurship for young people in Greece. He also serves on the Solidarity Now Advisory Board in Greece, which supports civil society groups.
Mr Vidalis was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Future Pipe Industries in February 2008 and also sits on the Audit Committee.