AmCham Bulgaria New Executive Committee

At its first meeting, the AmCham Board elected the members of the new Executive Committee of the Chamber, as follows:

  • Olivier Marquette, President of AES Bulgaria and Head of Business Development for AES Eurasia serves as President of the AmCham Board and chairs the Executive Committee;
  • Stanislava Taneva, Citi Country Officer and Corporate & Investment Banking Head, Citibank Europe Plc, Bulgaria Branch serves as First Vice President of the Chamber;
  • Borislav Dimitrov, General Manager, Cisco Balkans serves as a Second Vice President  of the Chamber;
  • Konstantinos Papagiannis, Managing Director, Merck, Sharp and Dohme Bulgaria (MSD) serves as Treasurer of the Chamber.

First Comments

“It’s a great honor to be elected for a second term in the AmCham Board and the Executive Committee. I strongly believe AmCham is well positioned for long-term growth thanks to the tremendous efforts of its members and partners. I look forward to working together with my fellow board members to further strengthen the visibility of the Chamber, continue promoting Bulgaria as a preferred destination for investments and business and facilitating the effective cooperation between the US and Bulgaria. I trust that our collective actions will reinforce our voice for sustainable development and economic growth and improve the transparency and competitive edge of the business climate in the country,” commented Stanislava Taneva, Citibank Europe Plc, Bulgaria Branch.

“It will be my third term as a Board Member in the past 8 years. I enter the Board and the Executive Committee with the vision that at this stage of my professional career and experience it is my time to give more than to get from the organization. I would like to thank to those that voted for me, and I am looking forward to serve for the sake of the Chamber,” said Borislav Dimitrov, Cisco Balkans.

“With my election in the Board and the Executive Committee I bring my versatile experience from different industries and countries, which I see it beneficial for the strategic planning of the Chamber. I am looking forward working with both the Board and the team and give more value to the majority of the members,” expressed his motivation Konstantinos Papagiannis, MSD Bulgaria.

Who are the Executive Committee Members

Stanislava Taneva

Stanislava Taneva is the Citi Country Officer (CCO) and Corporate & Investment Banking Head for Bulgaria. She assumed the CCO position in January 2015. Stanislava joined Citi in 1999 as part of the start-up team of the branch. Throughout the years, she served in different business roles within the Citi franchise. Prior to joining Citi, Stanislava worked for the Bulgarian National Bank. Stanislava holds MSc in Corporate Finance and MPhil in English and American Studies.

Borislav Dimitrov

Borislav Dimitrov assumed the responsibilities of a General Manager for Cisco Balkans operations in 2016. Prior to this, since 2009, he served in different management roles in Cisco Bulgaria and Cisco South East Europe as a GM Bulgaria, Regional Sales Manager SC cluster and General Manager SC.  Borislav has more than 25 years of experience in the field of ICT, including 17 years of management experience from Cisco Systems and Microsoft Corporation.

Konstantinos Papagiannis

Currently Managing Director for the American Pharmaceutical Company, MSD (Merck Sharm & Dohme), in Bulgaria. Prior to MSD professional experience was with SC Johnson, Kellogg, General Mills across Europe and Middle East Region. Born and raised in Greece and educated in the UK being a graduate with BA (Hons) in Marketing from Middlesex University in London.