Yannis Papathanasiou

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Yannis Papathanasiou
MP
Γιάννης Παπαθανασίου
Minister for Economy and Finance of Greece
In office
January 8, 2009 – October 7, 2009
(272 days)
Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis
Preceded by Georgios Alogoskoufis
Succeeded by Giorgos Papakonstantinou, Louka Katseli
Deputy Minister for Economy and Finance of Greece
In office
October 2007 – January 8, 2009
Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis
Succeeded by Athanasios Bouras
Deputy Minister for Development of Greece
In office
March 2004 – September 2007
Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis
Personal details
Born (1954-01-01) January 1, 1954 (age 65)
Athens, Greece
Nationality Greek
Political party New Democracy
Spouse(s) Ileana Iliopoulou
Residence Athens, Greece
Alma mater National Technical University of Athens
Profession Electrical Engineer
Entrepreneur
Civil servant
Religion Greek Orthodox
Website www.papathanassiou.gr

Yannis Papathanasiou (Greek: Γιάννης Παπαθανασίου) (born January 1, 1954[1]) is a Greek politician, former Minister for Economy and Finance of Greece. He is a member of the Hellenic Parliament with the conservative New Democracy party since 2002.[2]

Background, business and political career

Papathanasiou was born in Athens on January 1, 1954. He studied Electrical Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens.[1]

He has been chairman and managing director of the company ‘I. D. Papathanassiou SA - Trading of technological equipment for buildings since December 31, 2002.[1]

He has been Member of the Board of Directors (1982–1988), Secretary General (1988–1993) and President (1994–2000) of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI).

In the period 1991-1992, he was advisor on energy issues, at the Minister of Commerce Industry and Energy and between 1992–1993, he has been vice-chairman of the Board of Directors of Public Gas Corporation (DEPA).[1][3]

He was first elected member of the Hellenic Parliament in 2002, from the state deputies' list,[2] with New Democracy party and then was elected member of the parliament in Athens B constituency, in the elections of 2004, 2007 and 2009.[1][4]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Curriculum Vitae". at Hellenic Parliament website. Retrieved March 31, 2009.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Profile of Yannis Papathanasiou". at ana.mpa.gr. Archived from the original on June 23, 2006. Retrieved March 31, 2009.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Yannis Papathanasiou". at the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Greece website. Retrieved April 1, 2009.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Ανανέωση αλλά και ηχηρές απουσίες στη νέα Βουλή. ANA-MPA (in Greek). ana-mpa.gr. October 09, 06. Retrieved October 9, 2009. Check date values in: |date= (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>[dead link]

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Preceded by
Georgios Alogoskoufis
Minister for Economy and Finance
2009–2009
Succeeded by
Giorgos Papakonstantinou,
Louka Katseli