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.
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.
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.
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.
Carla is a marketing strategist experienced in both consultancy and corporate environments. She is qualified in marketing, communications and sustainability with majors in Communications, English and Industrial Psychology and a Post Graduate Certificate in Sustainability Business from the University of Cambridge.
She has over 25 years’ experience in marketing and revenue enhancement through rapidly changing media channels. Her background includes extensive marketing, communications and sustainability in professional services, and B2B and B2C companies.
Carla has also been responsible for developing companies’ sustainability strategies and held a leadership role with ‘Business in the Community’.
Clive has a background in production planning and joined Greycon in 2000.
He started his career at Greycon in a QA role before moving to the Support team over 10 years ago. He has also worked as a functional consultant on a number of projects mostly in Europe.
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.
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.
Monika has a M.A., Inter-Regional Academy of Human Resources Management, from the University of Warsaw, Poland.
Prior to joining Greycon, Monika worked as a Director, Operational Excellence at Ilim Group based in St Petersburg, Russia. She led several projects such as setting up Supply Chain including customer service, block planning automation including trimming optimisation tool, claims management in sales and purchasing and customer satisfaction measures, to name a few. Before that, Monika worked for 17 years at International Paper in different locations: Poland, France and Russia. She was also part of the strategic projects setting up a world class European customer service center and join venture between two companies. Her roles involved supply chain management, process improvements and operational excellence.
Peter Purnell - Development Manager: GreyconMill
Peter joined Greycon in September 2017. He has extensive MES experience gained at Broner Metals Solutions, the worldwide leader in Supply Chain and MES for the Steel Industry. Peter spent nine years at Broner Metals Solutions, three of which were working directly with a customer on-site in the US.
Having been the technical lead on next generation projects, he is now incorporating these ideas, and his vision to GreyconMill.
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.
Vassilis Gkamouras – Product Manager: GreyconMill
Vassilis joined Greycon in January 2017. He has over 13 years of experience in Manufacturing Execution Systems and Advanced Production Scheduling solutions for metals and paper producers. Vassilis has worked for a number of large companies such as Ford Europe, British Rail (Operational Research) and PSI Metals. He has designed, implemented and led integrated solutions of MES and APS systems to ERP software (SAP, Microsoft Navision, Oracle applications) and Process Control systems for a large number of customers worldwide like ThyssenKrupp, ArcelorMittal, Tata Steel and RGE APRIL. Vassilis leads implementation projects of our solutions and works on GreyconMill Product Management tasks.