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    Lambros Bisalas

    Chief Executive Officer – Executive Director of the Board

    Lambros Bisalas

    Chief Executive Officer – Executive Director of the Board

    Lambros Bisalas is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sunlight Group. He also serves as Executive Director of Sunlight Group Board of Directors and holds the position of Managing Director of Sunlight European Battery Assembly in Italy. With 12 years’ experience of the Sunlight Group business under his belt, operating across the financial and sales divisions of Sunlight’s international subsidiaries, he has risen through the ranks with extensive knowledge about the company. Prior to being appointed CEO, Mr. Bisalas served as Sunlight’s Chief Commercial Officer (COO), leading critical areas around sales and product management and playing a key role in the development of Sunlight’s revolutionary series of “smart” Lithium batteries Li.ON FORCE. Mr. Bisalas has graduated Harvard’s Business School Advanced Management Program. He holds a BSc in Business Administration from Panteion University, an MBA from IMD Business School.

    Todd M. Sechrist

    CEO and President of Sunlight Batteries USA

    Todd M. Sechrist

    CEO and President of Sunlight Batteries USA

    Todd Sechrist is a seasoned energy industry professional with over 25 years of experience in the sector. He has held significant executive management roles, including serving as COO of Enersys and successfully leading its Americas and EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) businesses. Mr. Sechrist has been a Board Member for Sunlight Group since 2020 and as of October 2021 was appointed CEO and President of Sunlight Batteries USA. Prior to that, he worked for Pengate Handling Systems, a Raymond Corporation dealership, where he also held the dual position of President and CEO. Todd Sechrist holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University, as well as an MBA in Finance from St. Joseph’s University.

    Roberto Denti

    Operations Director

    Roberto Denti

    Operations Director

    Roberto Denti is the Sunlight Group Operations Director. With 12 years of professional experience working primarily within the automotive and energy industry, Roberto leads the company’s Operations Division. Before joining Sunlight, Roberto worked as Purchasing and Logistics Manager for Midac, where he coordinated both the global purchasing and logistics team. Prior to this, he worked as Logistic and Service Manager at Exide Technologies. Mr. Denti achieved a Diploma in Mechanics and Robotics.

    Lambros Bisalas

    Chief Executive Officer – Executive Director of the Board

    Lambros Bisalas is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sunlight Group. He also serves as Executive Director of Sunlight Group Board of Directors and holds the position of Managing Director of Sunlight European Battery Assembly in Italy. With 12 years’ experience of the Sunlight Group business under his belt, operating across the financial and sales divisions of Sunlight’s international subsidiaries, he has risen through the ranks with extensive knowledge about the company. Prior to being appointed CEO, Mr. Bisalas served as Sunlight’s Chief Commercial Officer (COO), leading critical areas around sales and product management and playing a key role in the development of Sunlight’s revolutionary series of “smart” Lithium batteries Li.ON FORCE. Mr. Bisalas has graduated Harvard’s Business School Advanced Management Program. He holds a BSc in Business Administration from Panteion University, an MBA from IMD Business School.

    Todd M. Sechrist

    CEO and President of Sunlight Batteries USA

    Todd Sechrist is a seasoned energy industry professional with over 25 years of experience in the sector. He has held significant executive management roles, including serving as COO of Enersys and successfully leading its Americas and EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) businesses. Mr. Sechrist has been a Board Member for Sunlight Group since 2020 and as of October 2021 was appointed CEO and President of Sunlight Batteries USA. Prior to that, he worked for Pengate Handling Systems, a Raymond Corporation dealership, where he also held the dual position of President and CEO. Todd Sechrist holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University, as well as an MBA in Finance from St. Joseph’s University.

    Roberto Denti

    Operations Director

    Roberto Denti is the Sunlight Group Operations Director. With 12 years of professional experience working primarily within the automotive and energy industry, Roberto leads the company’s Operations Division. Before joining Sunlight, Roberto worked as Purchasing and Logistics Manager for Midac, where he coordinated both the global purchasing and logistics team. Prior to this, he worked as Logistic and Service Manager at Exide Technologies. Mr. Denti achieved a Diploma in Mechanics and Robotics.

    Nikolaos Tsiouvaras

    Lithium R&D Director

    Nikolaos Tsiouvaras

    Lithium R&D Director

    Nikolaos Tsiouvaras is Sunlight Group’s R&D Director. He heads up the research and development of the Lithium Products Division in Sunlight’s Innovation Centre. Nikolas joined Sunlight in 2020, prior to that he worked at BMW AG in the Battery technology project as Project Manager. Nikolas has also held the role of COO at GAMy GmbH, a cloud integrated battery management system, a company he founded. Mr. Tsiouvaras holds a Postdoctoral Fellowship from Technische Universität München, Germany, in Technical Electrochemistry, and a Ph.D. in Catalysis in Fuel Cells from Technical University of Madrid.

    Konstantinos Paspalas

    Lead Technologies Manufacturing Director

    Konstantinos Paspalas

    Lead Technologies Manufacturing Director

    Paspalas Konstantinos is the Lead Technologies Manufacturing Director at Sunlight Group. With over 22 years of experience in engineering, Konstantinos joined Sunlight in 2013 and has been responsible for the maintenance of machinery and equipment, participated in product development and supervised new equipment selection and installation. Prior to working at Sunlight, Konstantinos worked as an engineer in PVC, polyethene and polypropylene pipe.

    Paris Deligiannakis

    Corporate Development and Strategy Director

    Paris Deligiannakis

    Corporate Development and Strategy Director

    Paris Deligiannakis joined Sunlight Group in September 2021 and is responsible for Strategy, Corporate Development and M&A. Prior to joining Sunlight, he worked for 5 years at Vodafone Greece as Head of Strategy, followed by 2 years as Head of Public Sector. Earlier he worked in Consulting for 7 years, at McKinsey & Company. Mr. Deligiannakis holds an MEng in Computing from Imperial College London and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

    Paris Deligiannakis

    Corporate Development and Strategy Director

    Paris Deligiannakis joined Sunlight Group in September 2021 and is responsible for Strategy, Corporate Development and M&A. Prior to joining Sunlight, he worked for 5 years at Vodafone Greece as Head of Strategy, followed by 2 years as Head of Public Sector. Earlier he worked in Consulting for 7 years, at McKinsey & Company. Mr. Deligiannakis holds an MEng in Computing from Imperial College London and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

    Nikolaos Tsiouvaras

    Lithium R&D Director

    Nikolaos Tsiouvaras is Sunlight Group’s R&D Director. He heads up the research and development of the Lithium Products Division in Sunlight’s Innovation Centre. Nikolas joined Sunlight in 2020, prior to that he worked at BMW AG in the Battery technology project as Project Manager. Nikolas has also held the role of COO at GAMy GmbH, a cloud integrated battery management system, a company he founded. Mr. Tsiouvaras holds a Postdoctoral Fellowship from Technische Universität München, Germany, in Technical Electrochemistry, and a Ph.D. in Catalysis in Fuel Cells from Technical University of Madrid.

    Konstantinos Paspalas

    Lead Technologies Manufacturing Director

    Paspalas Konstantinos is the Lead Technologies Manufacturing Director at Sunlight Group. With over 22 years of experience in engineering, Konstantinos joined Sunlight in 2013 and has been responsible for the maintenance of machinery and equipment, participated in product development and supervised new equipment selection and installation. Prior to working at Sunlight, Konstantinos worked as an engineer in PVC, polyethene and polypropylene pipe.

    Antonis Papadas

    Finance Director

    Antonis Papadas

    Finance Director

    With over 19 years of working experience in Finance & Accounting, Antonis Papadas joined Sunlight Group in September 2021 and has since been leading the Finance Division. Prior to rejoining Sunlight, he held the position of CFO at Agrovim for 5 years, following prior role as Accounting & Controlling Manager at Sunlight for 7 years. Mr. Papadas holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance and a diploma in Taxation from Athens University of Economics and Business, as well an MBA in Financial Management from the University of Hull, UK.

    Ioanna Gavrielatou

    Marketing Director

    Ioanna Gavrielatou

    Marketing Director

    Ioanna Gavrielatou is the Marketing Director of the Sunlight Group. With over 20 years of international experience working across the USA, EMEA and LATAM, she has held executive several roles as a Marketing Director, Business Development and Product Manager at Microsoft Corporation in the US. Prior to joining Sunlight Group, Ms. Gavrielatou was the Marketing Director of Intralot in Greece, following her role as Marketing & Business Development Consultant for the same company in Brazil.
    Ioanna Gavrielatou holds an MBA from the Athens Laboratory of Business Administration, following a bachelor’s degree in Business Research and Marketing from the Athens University of Economics and Business.

    Dimitrios Panagiotou

    Acting Sales Director

    Dimitrios Panagiotou

    Acting Sales Director

    Dimitrios Panagiotou is Acting Sales Director at Sunlight Group. He has been in the industry since 2010, having worked his way up from divisional pre-sales engineer. Most recently he was held the role of Sunlight Group’s Area Sales Manager for Africa, Middle East, Asia, and South America. Markets in which is extremely well-versed in. Prior to working at Sunlight he has worked for ASROFO Engineering S.A. Mr. Panagiotou has an MSc in Engineering Systems Management from the National Technical University of Athens and completed a leadership course at IMD Business School.

    Antonis Papadas

    Finance Director

    With over 19 years of working experience in Finance & Accounting, Antonis Papadas joined Sunlight Group in September 2021 and has since been leading the Finance Division. Prior to rejoining Sunlight, he held the position of CFO at Agrovim for 5 years, following prior role as Accounting & Controlling Manager at Sunlight for 7 years. Mr. Papadas holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance and a diploma in Taxation from Athens University of Economics and Business, as well an MBA in Financial Management from the University of Hull, UK.

    Ioanna Gavrielatou

    Marketing Director

    Ioanna Gavrielatou is the Marketing Director of the Sunlight Group. With over 20 years of international experience working across the USA, EMEA and LATAM, she has held executive several roles as a Marketing Director, Business Development and Product Manager at Microsoft Corporation in the US. Prior to joining Sunlight Group, Ms. Gavrielatou was the Marketing Director of Intralot in Greece, following her role as Marketing & Business Development Consultant for the same company in Brazil.
    Ioanna Gavrielatou holds an MBA from the Athens Laboratory of Business Administration, following a bachelor’s degree in Business Research and Marketing from the Athens University of Economics and Business.

    Dimitrios Panagiotou

    Acting Sales Director

    Dimitrios Panagiotou is Acting Sales Director at Sunlight Group. He has been in the industry since 2010, having worked his way up from divisional pre-sales engineer. Most recently he was held the role of Sunlight Group’s Area Sales Manager for Africa, Middle East, Asia, and South America. Markets in which is extremely well-versed in. Prior to working at Sunlight he has worked for ASROFO Engineering S.A. Mr. Panagiotou has an MSc in Engineering Systems Management from the National Technical University of Athens and completed a leadership course at IMD Business School.

    Vasso Gallou

    Legal and Compliance Director

    Vasso Gallou

    Legal and Compliance Director

    Vasso Gallou is the Legal and Compliance Director at Sunlight Group. As a qualified lawyer with more than 18 years of working experience, Vasso oversees the Legal Affairs, Compliance and Risk Management Division. Before joining Sunlight, she served as Legal Manager at Vodafone, following prior roles as Associate Lawyer at three leading Greek firms. Ms. Gallou achieved a Master of Law from the Queen Mary University of London following a Law Degree from the National and Kapodistrian University in Athens.

    Dimitri Ottaviano

    Lithium Product Engineering Director

    Dimitri Ottaviano

    Lithium Product Engineering Director

    With over 14 years of working experience in Engineering spent in 6 different countries, Dimitri Ottaviano joined Sunlight Group in 2021 and has since been leading the Lithium Product Engineering division. Prior to working at Sunlight, he was responsible for the ESS Product Development in Northvolt, following his prior role as Senior Application Engineer in Samsung SDI. Mr. Ottaviano holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Aerospace Engineering from Politecnico di Torino, as well as a MS in Renewable Energies from the University of Oldenburg, Germany.

    Vassilis Gavroglou

    HR Director

    Vassilis Gavroglou

    HR Director

    Vassilis Gavroglou is Sunlight Group’s HR Director. Vassilis has a background in HR and finance so acts as a strategic partner to the management team. Before joining Sunlight, he was HR Executive Director and Business Partner Technology & IT at OTE Group. Prior to that he held a similar role as Director, Group HR Strategy at the National Bank of Greece. Prior to that his experience spans a number of international organisations including Boston Consulting Group, MARS UK, and HALCOR S.A. Metal Works. Mr. Gavroglou has a CIMA qualification from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, and an MSc in Accounting and Finance from London School of Economic and Political Science.

    Vasso Gallou

    Legal and Compliance Director

    Vasso Gallou is the Legal and Compliance Director at Sunlight Group. As a qualified lawyer with more than 18 years of working experience, Vasso oversees the Legal Affairs, Compliance and Risk Management Division. Before joining Sunlight, she served as Legal Manager at Vodafone, following prior roles as Associate Lawyer at three leading Greek firms. Ms. Gallou achieved a Master of Law from the Queen Mary University of London following a Law Degree from the National and Kapodistrian University in Athens.

    Dimitri Ottaviano

    Lithium Product Engineering Director

    With over 14 years of working experience in Engineering spent in 6 different countries, Dimitri Ottaviano joined Sunlight Group in 2021 and has since been leading the Lithium Product Engineering division. Prior to working at Sunlight, he was responsible for the ESS Product Development in Northvolt, following his prior role as Senior Application Engineer in Samsung SDI. Mr. Ottaviano holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Aerospace Engineering from Politecnico di Torino, as well as a MS in Renewable Energies from the University of Oldenburg, Germany.

    Vassilis Gavroglou

    HR Director

    Vassilis Gavroglou is Sunlight Group’s HR Director. Vassilis has a background in HR and finance so acts as a strategic partner to the management team. Before joining Sunlight, he was HR Executive Director and Business Partner Technology & IT at OTE Group. Prior to that he held a similar role as Director, Group HR Strategy at the National Bank of Greece. Prior to that his experience spans a number of international organisations including Boston Consulting Group, MARS UK, and HALCOR S.A. Metal Works. Mr. Gavroglou has a CIMA qualification from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, and an MSc in Accounting and Finance from London School of Economic and Political Science.