Alexander Georgiadis (Co-President)
Krinos Foods Canada Ltd.
President Krinos Foods Canada Ltd. and Tiras Dairies Inc.
Krinos is the leading importer, distributor and manufacturer of Greek/Mediterranean specialty foods with distribution and production facilities in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. Tiras Dairies, specializes in the production of Greek specialty cheeses in Alberta.
Alexander, holds a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University 85’ and a B.A. in Political Science from IONA College 83’. At Columbia as a student of the School of International and Public affairs (S.I.P.A.), he was elected President of his class and since 2009 he is also a member of the S.I.P.A. Advisory Board.
He speaks English, Greek, French and Spanish.
John Sotos (Co-President)
John Sotos is the founding partner of Sotos LLP and carries on a broad transactional and dispute resolution practice in franchise, hospitality, automotive, grocery and distribution law.
John possesses unique expertise in franchising corporate networks, mergers of competing systems and offers an expert perspective on franchise regulation, having advised governments on both a national and international scale throughout his career. He regularly counsels companies on matters regarding structuring international and domestic franchise transactions, system restructurings, distribution of products and services as well as on franchise disclosure matters.
He offers strategic support to franchisors, buying or selling franchise systems, as well as those who are in the process of repositioning their concept or brand. John has significant expertise negotiating complex franchise matters and is counsel to numerous trade and not for profit associations.
John also has substantial experience advising family owned companies in transitioning to professional management, including the establishment, management and leadership of advisory and other boards that facilitate intergenerational succession.
Anna Antonopoulos (Treasurer)
Vice President Finance
Anna Antonopoulos CPA, CA: Vice President Finance of the Antonopoulos Group, a dynamic hospitality and real estate company with a portfolio of boutique hotels, restaurants and spas in Old Montreal. Over the past many years, the group has been recognized on several occasions for its exceptional contribution to regional tourism.
Anna is also a board member of the Foundation of the Contemporary Arts Museum of Montreal. The Antonopoulos Group has been honoured with the Montreal Arts-Business Award for their continued support of the arts.
Jenny P. Mboutsiadis (Secretary)
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Jenny P. Mboutsiadis is a lawyer who represents taxpayers in their disputes with Canadian tax authorities. She is an expert tax litigator with almost two decades of trial experience and has appeared before the Tax Court of Canada, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Federal Court, and the Federal Court of Appeal. She has expertise in corporate tax matters and issues affecting high net worth individuals. Recently, Jenny spent eleven years as a tax litigator for the Department of Justice Canada. Prior to that, she was a tax litigator at another leading Bay Street law firm.
Jenny was called to the Ontario Bar in 2001. She holds a Master of Laws in tax law from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, an LLB from the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University, and a BA (Hons) in Political Science and History from the University of Toronto.
Along with her parents and brother, Jenny has been an active member of Toronto’s Greek community since childhood. She has been involved with the Society of Kastorians and Suburbs (Toronto), the Greek Community of Toronto, the Hellenic Heritage Foundation, and the Hellenic Canadian Lawyers’ Association.