Yiannis Sarantitis

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Yiannis Sarantitis
Born February 4, 1972
Nationality Greek
Alma mater University of Buckingham, LBB, University of Athens
Occupation Businessman and lawyer
Known for Honorary Consul of Norway in Greece
Spouse Malvina Sarantitis

Yiannis Sarantitis (born February 4, 1972) is a Greek businessman and lawyer, active in the field of shipping and real estate, and also a Honorary Consul of Norway in Greece.[1][2]

Personal life

Yiannis Sarantitis was born in Athens on February 4, 1972. He was educated at the University of Buckingham, LBB, University of Athens – degree of Law.[3]

He is married to Malvina Sarantitis, and they have a son and a daughter.[4]


He had a business activity in the Telecommunications sector. He had a joint venture with Telenor (Norway’s Telecom Giant) in the Balkan region. He was a member of BoD of Promonte GSM (in the 1990’s), as well as a member of BoD of Cosmote Mobile Telecommunications (2000-2008)[5]. He was also involved in the Shipping Cruise Industry, and was a member of BoD of Festival Cruises (2000-2004), as well as the Banking sector, as a shareholder and member of BoD of First Business Bank (2001-2007).[6][7]

In 2003, he founded W Marine Inc, a shipping company, which now operates a fleet of 10 dry bulk carrier vessels, mostly Post-Panamaxes and Kamsarmaxes.[8][9] From 2004-2017 he was the Managing Partner of Sarantitis Law Firm (a major Greek Law Firm), and is currently the major stake holder.[10]

In 2005, he founded W Real Estate Investments S.A., a property holding company with diversified commercial and touristic assets.[11][12]

He was also the benefactor of the construction of AEK Agia Sophia Stadium in December 2018.[13]

Awards and honours


External links

Category:Honorary consuls Category:1972 births