President, Panhellenic Union of Pharmaceutical Industries (PEF) & CO/CEO, Elpen Group
Theodore E. Tryfon was born in Mytilini – Lesvos. He graduated from Athens College of Greece and he earned his BSc in Economics and Business Administration, from the University of Southampton in UK. He continued his studies by earning his MBA from the City University of London Business School.
In 1990 and 1991 he worked in Henkel Hellas, Tryfon – Kastrinis S.A., a family owned business, which was sold to Henkel Germany early 1992.
From 1992 till to date Mr. Tryfon is shareholder, Vice President and Co- Managing Director of Elpen Pharmaceutical Co. Inc., the leading Greek Pharmaceutical Industry; being part of Elpen Group of companies (Elpen Co. Inc., Aenorasis S.A., Winmedica S.A.) having a turnover of 200.000.000€ in 2016 and more than 950 employees in Greece and abroad.
From 1999 to 2008, he was the President of the Pan-Hellenic Union of Pharmaceutical Industries (PUPI); from 2008 to 2013 held the position of the Vice President of PUPI and in 2014 became again President of the PUPI.
From 1999 to 2003 he was a member of the Board of Athens Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ACCI) and a Member of the General Council of Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV).