Elias Stassinos

Elias Stassinos

Group CIO, HGI Group

Elias Stassinos is the CIO of HGI Group, a glass container manufacturer in South Eastern Europe. Reporting to the CEO, he is responsible for aligning the IT vision with the business strategy and exploiting technology to enable and deliver efficient processes.

Starting 2003, he led the first wave of independent ERP Implementations for all the companies in the Group. Conceptualized and led numerous projects including the Enterprise Data Warehouse tailored for the Glass packaging sector.

Following the Group’s transformation in 2016, he undertook the relocation and consolidation of all infrastructure facilities. With Company’s decision to implement a brand-new centralized ERP based on S/4HANA, he led the implementation as Project Manager and SAP Sponsor. The project went live on 1/1/2019 on a big bang approach simultaneously in all countries (4), on a 24x7 environment.

He holds a degree in Applied Computer Science and a Master’s degree in Strategic Business Information Technology from University of Portsmouth