SOFMEDICA GROUP, a leading Group of Healthcare Companies disrupting the European Healthcare Industry since 1994, announced today that it has appointed Evangelos Kalamakis as the new Managing Director of its flagship company dealing with Life-saving Innovation. Mr. Kalamakis is an inspiring leader with proven experience in corporate finance and investment banking in Greece and Eastern Europe.
Evangelos Kalamakis has an impressive academic background, holding degrees from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Over the last 28 years, he has accumulated a unique, integrated experience in project finance, investment banking, and real estate management, having a broad understanding of the East European market. Additionally, Mr. Kalamakis has acquired substantial experience in the corporate governance of regulated entities, where he has held various board positions.
“SOFMEDICA uniquely combines an entrepreneurial approach to MedTech innovation with life-long learning and world-class compliance practices in New Europe. I am fortunate to be offered the rare opportunity to complement a great team in this part of the world and help build a great business while having a meaningful impact: to ensure that patients stay safe and return fast to what matters most.” Said Evangelos Kalamakis, Managing Director SOFMEDICA.
“Over the past 29 years, SOFMEDICA GROUP has been building a reliable ecosystem of five interconnected businesses fighting life-threatening diseases. While we operate already across five EU countries, our mission drives us further: to keep conquering new boundaries to allow us to make the latest life-saving solutions available to the remotest patient in the region which we like to call the New Europe. And because our leadership team is crucial in shaping the future and delivering value to our stakeholders, we are excited to welcome Evangelos as our newest team-member. His proven skillset in economics, business structuring, and people development is precisely what we need at this phase of our growth: he will help us consolidate our position in the region on the one hand and streamline our expansion on the other. With the help of a diverse and united management team that brought SOFMEDICA where it is nowadays, Evangelos will transform the flagship company of our Group into an organization ready to face the challenges and harness the opportunities of its next 29 years. He will also play a leading role in developing two more companies in the Group: ISLE ACADEMY, which offers lifelong learning and hands-on training to healthcare professionals, and MEDILEASING which provides hospitals with tailored financing for high-end capital equipment.” Declared Georgios Sofianos, CEO SOFMEDICA GROUP.
SOFMEDICA GROUP uses the force of technological Innovation, lifelong Education, and human Passion to enable Healthcare Professionals and provide Patients with the best healthcare available. The Group is fighting three major life-threatening diseases: cancer, cardiovascular and neurological diseases, using the power of Precision through accurate medical imaging & genetic testing on the one hand and robotically assisted minimal invasive techniques on the other.
The GROUP has direct operations in five EU countries: Romania, Greece, Hungary, Bulgaria and Cyprus.