Peggy Antonakou, with years of experience in positions of responsibility at other technology giants, takes over general management of Google Southeast Europe based in Athens.
In early 2020, Peggy Antonakou, a Greek with extensive experience in management and marketing positions both in Greece and abroad, was appointed to the position of Google's Directorate-General for Southeast Europe based in Athens.
Having worked for years in the fields of Business Administration, Technology and Marketing, Ms. Antonakou served as CEO of Microsoft Greece, Cyprus and Malta, from 2012 until September 2019, and held positions of responsibility in Greece, Europe and USA.
She graduated from the Faculty of Business Administration of the University of Piraeus, and holds an MBA from the University of Michigan.
"My appointment to the position of a Google head is an honour and privilege for me", she said. "It's a company that innovates, improving the daily lives and the future of billions of people across the planet. The power of technology to change the world is for me a great inspiration and driving force. Today, I feel great joy because along with a strong team I can contribute in this direction. At the same time, I feel very happy and optimistic because Greece is being upgraded as a strategic hub in the wider region".