Mr Antonis Papachristou, who from the 25th August 2008 is the Human Resources Director of Housemarket SA (IKEA Franchisee for Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria), is an experienced HR professional with previous positions in UCB Pharma SA, Fiat Auto Hellas, Eurolease, and the companies Tefin, Unitbank, British Providence and Inchape Insurance of the Inchape Holdings Hellas Group.

In the past he was the Operations Manager in the Pouliadis Group, the largest group of companies in the IT industry in Greece.

Mr Papachristou has a Master in Business Administration, minor in HR Management, from the University of Kent and he is member of the Board of Directors of the Greek Personnel Management Association.