Board of Directors
Greycon, which is registered in England, is governed by a Board consisting of:
Piers Fallowfield-Cooper - Chairman
Piers began his career in the financial markets of the City of London. After rapid promotion, he went to Chicago to learn about the futures and commodity markets and then returned to London. After working with a major US bond house, Piers moved into general management with a focus on the development of global sales and marketing strategies. He became President and later Chairman of the International Division of Oster Communications Inc: Piers was also Chairman and a founder of Itsmobile, a leading player in the mobile payment arena.
Dr Constantine Goulimis - CEO
Constantine is one of the founders (in 1985) of Greycon. Constantine was born in Greece and studied mathematics at Cambridge (BA, MA) and Control Systems at Imperial College (M.Sc.). He completed his Ph.D. in combinatorial optimisation, the cutting stock problem also at Imperial. He is particularly proud that some of the code he wrote then is still in daily production use at many plants around the world, as part of Greycon's X-Trim.
In the Greek army he learned, among other things, exactly how many chickens it takes to feed a regiment and has amassed collection of army stories to tell. He has also served as Deputy Director of the Industrial Systems Group at Imperial College. During 2010 he also consulted with the Greek Ministry of Finance, advising on how tax collection could be improved; the proposals were adopted a month later. In November 2013 he attended the 3-week Advanced Leadership Programme at Cambridge.
Richard Sedgwick - Finance Director
After passing his degree in economics and statistics at Sheffield University Richard joined James and Cowper where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant.
Richard moved to KPMG as an Auditor and then Unipart PLC in internal audit.
Richard joined Greycon in January 2006 as Finance Director.
David graduated as a Chemical Engineer from Cambridge University. He brings an extensive International career in growing businesses related to Manufacturing and Supply Chain software.
David has served as Chairman and as Non-Executive Director with a number of software businesses and has a proven track record of fund raising, acquisitions and exits.
From 1989 to 2001 David developed the Supply Chain and Manufacturing Execution business at Aspen Technology (ASDAQ AZPN) delivering huge benefits to the Chemical , Oil and other Process Industries. David led Broner Metals Solutions as CEO for 14 years. Broner is the worldwide leader in Supply Chain and MES for the Steel Industry.
Abder Guezour - Global Business Development Manager
Abder has an MSc in Industrial Engineering (France) and MBA from Durham Business School (UK).
Abder started his career as a Project Manager with Alcatel in France in 1998 before joining Greycon in 1999. During his first eight years at Greycon, he worked as an Implementation Consultant, Project Manager and Professional Services Manager, contributing to the successful delivery of a number of projects and building a close relationship with our customers. He then took the role of Regional Manager EMEA, with responsibility for Professional Services and Sales, followed by his current Global Management and cross-functional role of Business Development.
Abder has in-depth knowledge of all the Greycon solutions and offerings (Sales & Operations Planning, Production Planning & Detailed Scheduling, Trim Optimisation, Manufacturing Execution System), the integration projects and the customers, having contributed over the years to the solutions design and road map, implementation projects and sharing industry best practices with customers.
Esa Orola - Global Consultancy Manager
Esa has a Masters in Industrial Management from Lappeenranta University of Technology in Finland and has been with Greycon since 2003. Esa started as Junior Consultant and progressed to Project Manager whereafter he was appointed EMEA Consultancy Manager and subsequently Global Consultancy Manager.
Esa has been involved in over 30 projects and has experience in business consulting, manufacturing execution, production planning, trim optimisation, system integration and project management in our largest global projects.
He has led various implementations of single and multi-site trim optimisation systems with full integration to external ERP and MES systems; implementations of detailed planning and scheduling systems globally; and headed up large implementation projects with International Paper, Elocoat & Elopak, Fiskeby, MEL Paper and Reno De Medici.
Ken Tenzer - Global Support Manager
Ken is a software engineer from UDELAR and has been with Greycon since 2007.
He started his career at Greycon as a support team member. Ken was in this position for a couple of years, before moving to the development team where he was key in the development of opt-Studio.
Ken has participated as a technical consultant in several projects in USA, and worked as Product Manager before his current role as Global Support Manager.
Jay Jordan - Sales Manager North America
Jay was one of Greycon’s first customers in North America while working for Gilman Paper Company. Jay has a Business Degree from Georgia Southern University and a Master’s Degree in Management/Organizational Behavior from Georgia State University in Atlanta. Jay joined Greycon in November of 2000.
Andres Bonelli - Regional Manager Latin America
Andres is a software engineer from UDELAR, and has been with Greycon since 2000. He helped establish the Greycon Latin America office in Montevideo. He has participated as lead technical consultant in projects in USA, Europe and Asia as well as in product design activities.
Alfredo Olivera - Product Manager: opt-Studio
Alfredo is a computer engineer (UDELAR) and has a Masters in Operations Research. Alfredo joined Greycon in 2006. He has worked in the product development team and is a specialist in optimisation algorithms and scheduling.
He also spent ten years lecturing Operations Research at UDELAR.