Konstantinos Economou was born in Athens. He is a Mechanical Engineer with a Diploma from the National Technical University of Athens and additional business studies from ALBA.
Since 2005 he works in Papastratos S.A., the Affiliate of Philip Morris International (PMI) in Greece. He started as a Project Engineer in the Greenfield Project Team, which constructed the new factory of Papastratos in Aspropyrgos - Attica. After the completion of the Greenfield Project, he moved to Philip Morris International Operations Center in Lausanne – Switzerland, where he worked in PMI Operations Finance department. As of 2011 he returned to Greece and took over different positions of increased responsibility. In January 2016 he was appointed Engineering Manager for Papastratos, a position he still holds, from which he contributed to the recent investment of Philip Morris International related to the extension and conversion of the factory to introduce IQOS production in Greece.
His field of expertise includes engineering operations and management of big investment projects in multinational environments.