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Christos D. Katsanos

Entrepreneur-CoFounder DKG GROUP/Brand Strategist/Business&CultureTransformation

Angestellt, Co Founder & Executive Director, The DKG GROUP

Thessaloniki, Griechenland

Skills

Brand strategy
Brand Communication
Horticulture
Hydroponics
Total Greenhouse Management
Total Farm Management
Social Platforms
Ultra Trail Running
Branding
Consulting

Timeline

Professional experience for Christos D. Katsanos

  • Current , since Sep 2013

    Brand Strategist

    TROPOS BRANDING PCo

    TROPOS is an one stop creative shop, led by Christos D. Katsanos and Dimitris Gartzonikas. We design brands from the ground up (big B), and help existing companies present themselves better (little b). What exactly do we do? Branding Office, Corporate TV, Corporate Radio , e-360 and more, like: Corporate videos, Identities, Copywriting, Art Direction, Web & Interactive, Product & Packaging Design, Advertising -Whatever it takes to a long lasting branding process.

  • Current , since Apr 2011

    Co- Founder - Brand Manager

    IQ CROPS Ltd

    IQ CROPS LTD is a company of the DKG GROUP, which fills a gap in all the products & services provided by the group's companies.

  • Current , since Jan 2003

    Brand Evagelist

    GLOBALG.A.P. c/o FoodPLUS GmbH

    More than 500 audit days as TUV HELLAS Agrisystems Lead Auditor/Partner Founding member of the Hellenic Technical Working Group Trained more than 600 agronomists on GLOBALG.A.P. Agriculture Practices. Participation in Paris, Prague, Athens, Cologne Conferences, Train -the-Trainer and Witnesses Programes. Last but not least, Christos is contributing in the translation process of GLOBALGAP documents in Greek Language via the Official Translation/Localization Body ASKME (a division of The DKG Group)

  • Current , since Feb 1998

    Brand Ambassador

    ROCKWOOL (GRODAN) BV

    Started in 1998 as a Technical/Sales Advisor for Grodan products and solutions as an employee of GRODAN A/S , GRODAN MED SA and GRODAN BV and from 2003 to now I continue as Brand Ambassandor via the DKG GROUP Organization. Grodan (Rockwool BV) is synonymus with HYDROPONICS

  • Current , since Jan 1993

    Co Founder & Executive Director

    The DKG GROUP

    The DKG GROUP consists of companies such as : * DKG Consulting Ltd (Total Greenhouse & Farm Management Consulting) * IQ CROPS Ltd (Trading Hydroponic systems and supplies) * IRTC (International Research and Training Centre for Sustainability) * TROPOS BRANDING Co (Branding services) * DRIKA FARMS (Short cucumber hydroponic production) * AskMe (Translation & Localization Services)

  • 12 years and 10 months, Mar 2000 - Dec 2012

    Lead Auditor

    TÜV HELLAS (TÜV NORD) SA

    Co-founder of TUV HELLAS AGRISYSTEMS Division. External Lead Auditor for Quality, Environment and Agriculture Lead Trainer on ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22000, GLOBALGAP & AGRO Standards

Educational background for Christos D. Katsanos

  • 1 month, Apr 2005 - Apr 2005

    Advanced Negotiations

    Harvard Kennedy School

    AIT - Harvard KSG Negotiation Project Executive Course

  • 1 year and 1 month, Sep 2003 - Sep 2004

    Strategic Marketing Management

    Nottingham Trent University

  • 2 months, Jun 1996 - Jul 1996

    International business

    London Guildhall University

  • 1 month, Oct 1995 - Oct 1995

    BENCHMARKING

    University of California, Berkeley

  • 5 years and 1 month, Sep 1983 - Sep 1988

    Plant Sciences

    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Languages

  • Greek

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

Interests

Food Chain
Wine tasting and reviewing
Mountain hiking
Ultra distances running

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