Vasileios Gaitanaros has been working as a senior banking executive for over 30 years in Wholesale Commercial Banking.

He has acquired diverse knowledge and extensive in-depth experience in all aspects of Corporate and Commercial Financing through his work at multinational Banks (Société Générale, Arab Bank, Bank of Cyprus) in managerial positions of progressive responsibilities.

He successfully operated for 5 years as Head of Kyprou Factors, the development of factoring activities in Greece.

In 2013 joined Piraeus Bank Group and he is currently leading the Contractual Farming financing activities of the Bank.

He is currently focusing in bringing excellence to the Contractual Farming Program of Piraeus Bank by innovating constantly its specific Agri business model, spending efforts in benchmarking its quality and assuring that the framework implemented expands to all related agri-food areas.

Topic: Financial support of sustainable value chains