Thanos Souroutzidis

(Board Member)

Thanos Souroutzidis, originally from Greece, is a Marketing executive with experience developing complex brand strategies to deliver record business growth in the Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Consumer (B2C) industries. He has a track record in new business development and innovation management, and is proficient in business planning and business management including P&L and budget management.  He has a unique blend of technology, marketing and consumer knowledge skills, with demonstrated ability to translate complex technologies into winning consumer propositions. He also has a stellar reputation for developing people and organizations.

He served in the Greek Army from 1989-1990. A Dean’s List, Fulbright Scholar and WP Murphy Scholar, Thanos graduated with BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Thessaloniki, Greece; Ph.D., Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois, and MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth Graduate School of Business.

He worked at Procter & Gamble (P&G) from 2000 – 2014 in various capacities, that is, as Brand Manager for P&G Future Works, Global Brand Manager for Tide Franchise-Emerging Markets, Senior Brand Manager, North America P&G Professional (PGP) and Associate Marketing Director for P&G Pet Care. He was also marketing leader of P&G’s $400 million Lodging, Food Service and Janitorial business. Additionally, he was Principal Scientist for P&G Exploratory R&D between (1994-1998) where he authored 13 patents, invented in-market technologies in redox catalysis, encapsulation, surfactancy, and perfume delivery. After P&G, he took on a Marketing Director Role for Nutrisurance Worldwide at Kemin Industries in Iowa USA, where he developed and led global marketing.

He is currently retired and enjoying time with family and fun times in the wilderness of Indiana, USA.