The President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades appointed today Constantinos Herodotou as Governor of the Central Bank (CBC) of Cyprus.
Herodotou, a former investment banker and CBC Executive Director, will succeed Chrystalla Georghadji whose term ends at April 11.
«With a wide experience in positions of high responsibility in the banking and financial sector abroad, in London and Paris, Herodotou was an advisor of governments and international groups on financial transactions and strategy, while in January 2014 he was selected following an international tender as Cyprus’ Privatisations Commissioner, a post he served until March 2017,” a press release issued by the Presidency says.
Herodotou graduated from University College London (UCL) in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Economics (First Class Honours and an award for his performance). In 2001, he completed a Master in Business Administration (MBA) with Distinction (top 10% of the year’s class) at London Business School.
He joined UBS Investment Bank in 2001 in London, where he worked for almost all of his investment banking career and rose through the ranks to head concurrently two sectors for the investment bank. He was Head of Shipping for Europe, Middle East and Africa and simultaneously Headed Infrastructure & Concessions / Project Finance for Central & Eastern Europe.
He has advised governments as well as private sector conglomerates and companies on major financial transactions and strategy, totalling an approximate value of over €50 billion.
His experience includes structuring and heading complex negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, project concessions, listing companies on stock exchanges (NAS-DAQ and NYSE), structuring and raising equity and debt (bank financing as well as bonds) capital, corporate and financial restructurings and project finance.

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