Former Greece Deputy Minister Of Digital Governance Grigoris Zarifopoulos Joins Oliver Wyman As Partner And Co-Head Of Greece

January 18, 2023


Barbara Galli
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Athens, 17 January 2023 – Oliver Wyman, a global management consulting firm and a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), today announced that Grigoris Zarifopoulos, the former Deputy Minister of Digital Governance of Greece, has joined the firm as a Partner in its Digital practice. He will be based in the Athens office, and will co-lead the firm’s activities in Greece, together with Financial Services practice Partner, Euan Robertson.

Grigoris Zarifopoulos, Partner, Oliver Wyman, said: “This is a pivotal time for the Greek economy. Despite the challenges, the outlook is positive, and I look forward to starting to work with the team, to help our clients thrive, create sustainable growth, and boost investments in the country.”

Claudio Torcellan, Market Leader for Southeast Europe, Oliver Wyman, added: “Greece is a strategic market for Oliver Wyman, and since the official opening of our office in Athens, we have worked to build a strong presence. We will continue to invest to grow across industries and capabilities, and Grigoris will play a leading role in our plan. His extraordinary and multifaceted background in both the private and public sector will allow us to better serve our industrial and private equity clients, with a special focus on supporting the market’s digital journey.”

As Deputy Minister of Digital Governance, Grigoris was in charge of the country’s national digital strategy, and of attracting foreign direct investment in digital technology. Before joining the Greek Government, Grigoris was Google’s Regional Director for Southeast Europe and Google's CEO for Greece, Bulgaria, Cyprus, and Malta. Prior to Google, Grigoris held the position of General Manager of Gap for Greece, Cyprus, and the Balkan countries. He started his career as Development Engineer at Seagate Technology, the disk drive manufacturer in California, USA. Since leaving the Greek Government, Grigoris has been working as an independent consultant, advising companies on business strategy and digital transformation.

Learn more about Grigoris here.


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