Taxiarchis Konstantopoulos has been appointed as the new managing director of Autoglass.
He first joined Autoglass's parent company, Belron Group, in 2006 as general manager of the vehicle glass specialist in Greece.
During his time there, Taxiarchis and his team tripled the size of the company to become market leader despite challenging market and economic conditions.
In addition to setting the strategic direction for the company’s investment programmes and successfully developing relationships with key industry partners, he led several international projects across the wider Belron Group.
Prior to joining the Belron Group, Taxiarchis held senior retail management positions at both Texaco and Shell, giving him a solid grounding in multinational blue-chip business management.
He holds a BSc in Engineering and an MSc (Eng) in Manufacturing Engineering and Management from the University of Birmingham.
Commenting on his appointment, Taxiarchis said: “I’m enjoying being back in the UK again and I’m thrilled to join the team at the beginning of the next stage of its development.
“The business is going through a period of evolution supported by a significant investment in technology as we progress with the roll-out of a fully mobile operating model. It’s exciting and offers huge opportunity for the future.
"The focus continues to be on a relentless drive for the very best customer service, maintaining a strong brand and supporting our people to do extraordinary things every day - making Autoglass a great place to work. To facilitate this, we are making significant investments in recruitment, training and technology that will ensure we deliver on our objectives."