Stelios Stavridis (1948-2014) was a businessman and former head of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund, TAIPED. Founder of the Ideales group, he also served as president and managing director of the Heracles-Lafarge cement company and the Athens Water Supply and Sewerage Company, EYDAP.
Yiannis Alafouzos is one of Greece's most prominent businessmen. A scion of a shipping family, the Alafouzos family from Santorini, who apart from a large commercial fleet also owns some of the country's largest and most powerful media outlets. He is the chairman of Skai Group - based in Neo Faliro of Piraeus, including the namesake television station Skai TV and three radio stations: Skai 100.3, Melody 99.2 and Red 96.3. In May 2012 he founded, together with players and fans of football team Panathinaikos F.C., the association Panathinaikos Alliance 2012 which took a majority stake in the football club. In September 2012 he became president of Panathinaikos F.C.