JUDGE & MENTOR
Michael Mavropoulos is the CEO of Liknoss Group, the leading travel technology company in reservation systems and online distribution of electronic bookings and ticketing in Greece and member of the North Star Group.
Michael is an accomplished executive with proven track record in different leadership roles in Greece and abroad. Prior to this role, he was the Regional Director of TUI Destination Experiences for East Mediterranean, a position held since April 2015, with responsibility for 13 countries including Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Turkey, Italy, Croatia, Bulgaria, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Oman, Israel as well as Iceland and Lapland.
He started his career in 1988 at the hotel group Hilton, and held the position of Sales Manager in Athens and later in the United Arab Emirates. In 1996 he joined UPS in the Transportation and Logistics sector, where he held various international leadership positions in Saudi Arabia, Belgium, USA and lately in Greece from the position of Managing Director for Greece and Balkans.
He returned to the Tourism sector, taking up the reins of TUI Hellas in June 2012. Since then, he is actively participating in industry initiatives of promoting Greek Tourism and has served as a board member of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
He holds a degree in Tourism Business Administration and an MBA from the University of Louisville, USA.