Vassilios Katsos

Non-executive member

Vassilios Katsos was born in Athens in 1973. He graduated from Pierce College and continued his studies at the University of Athens, Faculty of Pharmacy. Since 1993 he became President of the Board of Directors at Pharmathen Pharmaceuticals as one of the major shareholders. Under his leadership, the strategic restructuring of the family company, placing emphasis first on strengthening the company’s presence and  thereafter on the expansion of international activities. In  2015  BC Partners has acquired significant majority in Pharmathen which today is an international pharmaceutical company headquartered in The Netherlands with operations in more than 85 countries across the world. As Chairman – Co founder of VNK Capital, has actively pursued and invested  in a growing portfolio companies  such as  Pharmathen, Innovis , Lamda  Development , Palirria , Cafetex  among others . In April 2009, Mr. Katsos was announced as the “Entrepreneur Of The Year 2008” by Ernst & Young and participated as country winner in Monte Carlo for the 9th Annual Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur Of The Year Award. Through his intense entrepreneurial activities he sits on the board of various companies where he has invested and has been recipient of  various awards  and distinctions internationally for his  business  activities