Co-presidents of the Leptos Group, Mr. George Leptos and Mr. Pantelis Leptos, awarded the ‘Business Leader Award’ by KEBE
During the 10th Business Leader Awards ceremony held on Monday, October 30th, the co-presidents of the Leptos Group, Mr. George Leptos and Mr. Pantelis Leptos, were awarded the prestigious ‘Business Leader Award’. The award, for their overall contribution in the field of Land Development, Real Estate and Construction, was awarded by Minister of the Interior, Konstantinos Ioannou, in the presence of the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Nikos Christodoulidis.
KEBE’s decision to honour the Leptos brothers was based on their pioneering work, foresight, and unwavering commitment to the development of the Leptos Group. This recognition acknowledges their remarkable journey, marked by a business course characterised by dedication and innovation.
Mr. George Leptos and Mr. Pantelis Leptos were born in Kyrenia in 1963 and 1964 respectively. After the Turkish invasion, they lived their childhood in Athens and then studied in the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
In 1987 they settled in Paphos, which had now become the business centre of the Leptos Group. Since the beginning, their contribution to the tourism and construction industry has been significant. Gradually, the Group’s activities became strongly extroverted and went beyond the borders of Cyprus, with a strong presence also in the Greek market where large projects are being developed. Today the Leptos Group has a presence in 75 countries, projecting a dynamic image of modern Cyprus internationally.
Mr. George Leptos is Chairman of the Boards of ”Pandora Investments Public Ltd”, of Neapolis University Pafos and Iasis Private Hospital and Executive Chairman or Vice Chairman of the Boards of other companies of the Group. He was for six years President of the Paphos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EBE) and the Tourism Development and Promotion Company of Paphos Region. He then served as Vice President of the KEBE. Today, he is a member of the KEBE, the EBE, the Association of Major Developments, the Cypriot-Jordanian Business Association and the Cypriot-Saudi Arabia Business Association.
Mr. Pantelis Leptos is also Chairman of the Board of the Public Company “Leptos Calypso Hotels Ltd”, Vice Chairman of the Board of the Public Company “Pandora Investments Public Ltd“, while he also serves as chairman and member of the Board of Directors of several companies. He is also Honorary Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus Land and Building Developers Association and Honorary Consulate of Jamaica in Cyprus.
Over the years, Mr. George Leptos and Mr. Pantelis Leptos have been honoured with many international and Cypriot Awards for their contribution and business activity. The ”Business Leader Award” by KEBE, ”reflects the hard work, trust and dedication of the employees of the Leptos Group in the implementation of its business development strategy”.
Today the Leptos Group of Companies counts more than 350 projects, with emblematic projects such as Limassol Del Mar, Kamares Village and the under-construction Limassol Blu Marine. At the same time, it is active in the fields of tourism with Leptos Calypso Hotels Public Ltd., education with Neapolis University Pafos and health with Iasis Private Hospital.