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Executive Search and Leadership Advisory Firm in Athens, Greece

The Stanton Chase Athens office was founded in 2003 and has become a top leadership advisory firm in the local market, winning numerous excellence awards within its network over the years. Its areas of expertise include top-level and senior management executive search, corporate governance and board advisory, leadership and organizational culture management, digital acceleration and sustainable innovation services as well as people data transformation and analytics.

Stanton Chase Athens is positioned as a top executive search firm in Greece, being a reliable business partner to leading national and international companies operating in Greece, across industries, for almost 20 years.

Its Corporate Governance and Board Advisory, in partnership with global leader Nasdaq, supports top local companies by providing insight and specific services such as corporate governance, evaluation and compliance, board leadership evaluation and effectiveness, Chair, BOD, CEO, and peer-to-peer evaluations, strategic board composition, succession and renewal plan, skills matrix frameworks, Chair and Board Member acquisition, digitalization of the boardroom, and boardroom leadership training.

Leadership and organizational culture management is one more core capability of Stanton Chase Athens. These interlinked services are built on data-driven actionable insights. The Stanton Chase team works with its clients to assess leaders, select for best fit, create talent pools, and design succession and development plans. They also enable leadership teams to visualize and measure their organizational culture, and to transform the shared mindset and practices in the organization to best support strategy.

Digital acceleration and sustainable innovation are also a key part of Stanton Chase Athens services. A series of innovative, pragmatic, and customizable people-centric solutions has been developed in collaboration with world-class partnerships to help companies successfully address the challenges and gaps faced when undergoing their digital transformation process. Clients are offered the right insights, tools, and tailored implementation plans to close their skills gaps, optimize their digital culture, and reengineer and imprint innovativeness onto their company DNA.

People data transformation and analytics services is a service line bringing deep knowledge in people data and analytics tailored to future-looking organizations who are eager to transform their organizations to meet the demands of the digital era. Our team enables organizations in a fully customized way to obtain relevant, clean data using the right tools and systems to address today’s HR challenges (hybrid work, employee engagement, high turnover, work-force planning, etc.).

Led by a team of highly experienced consultants, the SC Athens team brings a wealth of diverse business experience and technical know-how. Committed to their clients’ success and continuously introducing innovative services adopted even by the global network, the firm is rightly recognized as a leader in human capital consulting in Greece, having served more than 300 clients in the past three years alone and handling over 140 assignments on a yearly basis.

 

Executive Search

Connecting talent to purpose

As a top executive search firm in Greece, since its inception in the early 2000’s, Stanton Chase has grown its reputation as a valuable business partner to top national and international companies across all industries.

With a team of highly qualified consultants and researchers with deep industry knowledge and hands on experience, our Executive Search team is an “insight hub” focused on matching talent to client needs and aiming at creating mutual value through successful partnerships. It is no wonder that we have an exceptional track record of achievements in executive search projects with a wide range including top c-level positions but also specialized, industry specific requests.

Our approach to success includes quality time with our clients, dedicated to a deep understanding of their needs, but also cutting-edge psychometric assessment tools, that ensure timely and effective evaluation of shortlisted candidates from defined target markets all focusing on creating long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships.

Our Executive Search team is organized in industry groups, each headed by an experienced partner, aimed at delivering the highest expertise across all major business sectors. These are the following:

Consumer Products | Energy |Financial Services |Hospitality & Entertainment | Industrial Products |Pharmaceuticals & Health Services | Professional Services | Public Sector |Shipping |Technology

With us you will always have a trusted partner that delivers and talent that will add value to your team.

Board Services

Corporate Governance Excellence

Shareholders and stakeholders’ increasing expectations have shifted the focus of corporations on long-term value creation as compared to tracking short-term financial performance. Corporate Governance Leadership is at the centre of this focus.

Stanton Chase’ s specialized global Board Advisory Services offer services at Board and C-suite level, delivering executive search and leadership consulting solutions, local insights, and strong expertise across industries.

We have defined a portfolio of world class Corporate Governance solutions at global benchmarking standards to assist our clients in delivering Corporate Governance & Board Excellence. Moreover, we have created a network of strategic alliances with specialists in Board and Corporate Governance.

Each governance solution is tailor-designed to meet the specific needs of each Board and Organization, with the aim to guarantee effectiveness and excellence, promote higher value creation and ensure the alignment of the purpose with the long-term growth and sustainability.

We have an impressive track record of Strategic Architecture Advisory Projects for Boards & Executive Committees as well as Leadership Evaluation and Succession Planning Projects, locally and globally.

Our services include board Architecture & Structure, Effectiveness and Performance evaluation, Suitability assessment, Succession planning and of course, BoD Fit & Proper Nominations & Acquisitions.

Our success lies highly in our qualified, insightful team that consists of corporate governance and recruitment specialists with extensive experience in projects of international status. Our team recognizes the importance of a focused pursuit of Corporate Governance Excellence and respectfully can offer your Board our demonstrated proficiency and experience in delivering world-class Board services efficiently and effectively.

Leadership

Harnessing Leadership to drive sustainable growth

We work with Leaders to provide insights and facilitate the creation of action plans for growth on an individual and team level, always in line with their organization’s strategic priorities. Our aim is to engage and support Leaders and Leadership Teams in fulfilling their potential and reaching their peak performance, which is the key driver of successful outcomes in any organization.

Our approach is agile and fully customized, and our toolkit comprises a range of personality and cognitive measures, business simulations, structured interviews, 3600 feedback surveys, as well as individual feedforward sessions and team workshops.

Our core solutions include Leadership assessment providing insight on performance and potential, Leader impact supporting leaders progress in their leadership growth journey, Leadership dynamics aiming at enhancing team performance, trust and commitment, On-boarding solution helping leaders transition in a new role and Agile leader enhancing agile ways of leading

Our project teams comprise of professionals with organizational behavior expertise and industry expertise that ensure breadth and depth in our approach and deliverables for our Clients. The team is trained and certified to apply our state-of-the-art methods and tools

Organizational Culture

Transforming intuition into actionable knowledge

In partnership with Hofstede Insights, a Global Leader in Culture & Strategy Insights and Consulting, we guide our Clients in managing Culture as a growth driver and transforming it to best support strategy delivery.

Leveraging on the Multi-Focus Model™ of 6 autonomous dimensions, we measure 3 “facets” of Organizational Culture and enable organizations to align on company strategy​, accurately describe actual, desired and optimal​ culture, identify  gaps between actual and optimal culture​, explore change levers towards the optimal culture​, identify potential enablers and barriers to change, predict potential future cultural risks, evaluate Leaders’ ability to drive culture change, support Leaders for driving change and support the internal “transformation” project team.

Our core solutions are

Organizational Culture Transformation

·      A robust data-driven organization-wide approach that starts with strategy and the cultural imperatives it creates, visualizes ways of working, measures gaps and proposes change action points that will transform practices and ways of leading in a way that best supports strategy delivery

Leadership Team Culture Audit

·      A dynamic intervention for Leadership Teams that explores their ways of leading against the optimal mindset and practices for supporting company strategy. It provides insights that raise self-awareness and support behavioral change, as well as a basis for optimizing the Team’s performance, “walking the talk”, and ability to drive change and results.

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Digital Acceleration and Sustainable innovation

Your trusted Partner for your Digital Transformation & Continuous Innovation Journey

In today’s digital era, every company will soon become a technology company in order to efficiently make, deliver and market its product. However, over 70% of companies that tried to implement a Digital Transformation failed. The reasons vary, most of them pointing towards a lack of a company-wide digital culture, severe and ever-growing digital skills gaps, significant lack of innovation capabilities and failure of technological adoption.

Digital Transformation is less about technology and more about people. When leaders think about investing in technology, they should think first about investing in the people who can make that technology useful.

A company’s ability to adapt to a digital future highly depends on developing the next generation of skills, closing the digital skills gaps, future proofing success via a change towards a digital culture, adapting in digital-oriented organizational structures, aligning digital strategy & infrastructure and imprinting continuous innovativeness onto the company DNA.

The future is digital and there are structured efforts to ensure a global digital readiness. Greece is approved to receive EUR 32 billion funding from the European Recovery Fund for investments in green & digital transformation and upskilling/reskilling and especially in SMEs, the funding budget reaches 375 million euros, focusing strongly on their digital transformation.

Our DA&SI solutions include six products, namely: Digital Transformation Readiness Assessment & Gap Analysis, Upskilling & Reskilling Implementation, Innovation Factory, Organizational Model Redesign, Digital People Operations & Infrastructure, and Partnerships Integration.

Our offering is a 360 approach, supporting you in your Digital Transformation Journey and ensuring a successful implementation, ultimately boosting your employee’s productivity & innovativeness, company competitiveness and talent optimization.

People Data Transformation - Analytics Solutions

Data-driven growth for future looking organizations

Today, data is an increasing necessity as not one of us can keep up with the pace of digital transformation. Therefore, People data is imperative to address your HR challenges and priorities in order to efficiently and effectively become a player in the competitive digital landscape.

The grand majority of organizations globally are facing important challenges when it comes to People data. Most People data collected is not used for anything valuable or productive failing to provide actionable strategic insights and making an impact to the organization as a whole. Moreover, more than half of organizations are missing the opportunity to successfully leverage their data due to segmented data systems impeding a holistic data overview.

The question is how can companies future proof their decision-making and overcome data-related problems such as lack of proper data infrastructure, poor quality data, irrelevant and insufficient data, lack of insightful actionable analytics results, etc.

Our People Data Transformation – People Analytics Solutions aim at building your People data from the foundation for more meaningful and impactful insights. Our solutions are built in four main stages:

·         Data Strategy

·         Data Infrastructure-Diagnosis

·         Tools and Systems

·         People Analytics and Insights

We provide customized solutions, so organizations can understand their data capabilities, uncover their inefficiencies and develop a strategic plan to address all their current and future needs to answer their pressing HR questions. With a holistic approach covering the whole employee lifecycle are solutions aim at making an impact to the employee experience and bringing the outmost value to an organization.

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Our Consultants

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Manos Panorios

Managing Director
Global Banking Sector Leader
Global Sector Leader Consumer & Commercial Banking
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Harris Pezoulas

Partner
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Nicholas Vasilikiotis

Partner
Global Maritime Sector Leader
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Andriana Theodorakopoulou

Partner
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George Vlachos

Internal Director of Board Advisory Services
Strategic Business Partner of NASDAQ Governance Engagement Solutions
Governance Advisory Council member of The Corporate Governance Institute UK & Ireland.
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Konstantinos Kamariotis

Director
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Elena Barla

Director
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Alexandra Lekkou

Director
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Anastasia Louka

Principal Consultant
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Danae Doptoglou

Principal Consultant
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Dimitris Pezoulas

Senior Consultant
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Chris Konstantinou

Director
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Alexandros Theodoridis, Ph.D.

Consultant
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Hector Postantzis Samaras

Consultant
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Antigone Kypreou

Consultant
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Olga Sarantopoulou

Consultant
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Ira Katsalirou

Consultant
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Theodoros Tasellari

Consultant
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Eleni Abatzi

Consultant
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Dimitrios Adam, Ph.D.

Consultant
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Maria Drougka

Consultant
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Advisory Commitee

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Theodore Kitsos

Advisory Committee
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Nikolaos Karamouzis

Advisory Committee
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Georgios Doukidis

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