Solonas joined ex Laiki Bank in 1992 and was appointed to the role of Human Resources Director, Bank of Cyprus, in February 2014. In this role, Solonas is responsible for developing and implementing an HR strategy that is in line with the strategy, vision and mission of the Bank.
Prior to being appointed in this role, Solonas served as Manager Business Consultants (2005), Group Director Organisation (2010) and Manager Restructuring Services (2013). During this period he drove a number of internal consultancy studies and helped reengineer the operating models of the Bank’s subsidiaries (both in Cyprus and abroad). He has substantial experience in project management, productivity improvement, cost reduction and HR initiatives as well as in the preparation and implementation of restructuring plans for financial institutions.
Solonas holds a BSc and an MSc in Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, USA.