President & CEO of OTIS Greece and Cyprus
Panagiotis Zikos started his career at OTIS as a Service Manager of Greece in 2007. In 2011 he took over the duties of Service Director of Greece, while from 2018 until today he holds the position of President and CEO of OTIS Greece and Cyprus. He is also the Co-Founder of the IT company iLink New Technologies.
Panagiotis holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from NTUA, holds an MSc Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University, an MBA from EKPA and an MSc inBlockchain from MIT. He is a member of TEE, MENSA and the Hellenic Blockchain Hub. He is President of PETAK (Panhellenic Association of Lift and Escalator Technology, alternate member of the Board of EASE, member of the Board of ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) and representative of SEV in matters of elevator legislation.
Born in 1979, he has two daughters and in his spare time he is involved in tennis, cycling and purses inflatable rides.
Otis gives people freedom to connect and thrive in a taller, faster, smarter world. The globalleader i n the manufacture, installation and servicing of elevators and escalators, it moves 2 billion people a day and maintains more than 2 million customer units worldwide – the industry's largest Service portfolio. You can find Otis in the world’s most iconic structures, as well as residential and commercial buildings, transportation hubs and everywhere people are on the move. Headquartered in Connecticut, USA, Otis is 70,000 people strong, including 41,000 field professionals, all committed to meeting the diverse needs of our customers and passengers in more than 200 countries and territories.
Otis Hellas & Cyprus is also leading elevator industry in Greece and Cyprus. It employs 220 people, maintains more than 15,000 elevators, escalators and moving walkways in the Greek and Cypriot territory where it operates, having an expanded network of 12 branches in Attica, Thessaloniki, Ioannina, Korinthos, Kozani, Kos, Katerini, Heraklion, Patra, Corfu and Limassol.
Otis mission is to be a world-class, customer and service-oriented company, delivering its products and services by putting people, their safety and comfort at the center of everything they do.