Stathis Haikalis

Stathis has worked for more than 15 years in the prestigious Greek newspapers “Oikonomikos Taxidromos” and “To Vima tis Kiriakis”. In 1995 he founded Communication Effect.

Stathis is personally involved in managing teams working for high profile clients, with access to higher levels of the public sphere, such as the government, the opposition, the upper ranks of public administration and the business community.

As an Electronics Engineer by degree he has initiated Effect’s investment in digital marketing in 2006, quite early for the Greek market.

Stathis is a keen social media user and his accounts are probably the most active among Greek CEOs and marketing experts.

He personally leads key accounts and is involved in digital strategy support, Public and Governmental Affairs, crisis management and content marketing.

As a CEO he coordinates Effect’s Investment Committee that builds up the creative and digital services of the agency, in order to perform as a full-service marketing and communication shop.

Stathis is committed to a policy that builds a highly motivated and skilled team, invests in promoting young talents and offers professionals lifelong training, within the company.

He is member of TEDxAthens’ organizational team and takes part in a selected number of powerful volunteering and solidarity initiatives.