George Metsis is currently leading JTI’s business in Denmark. Over the last 15 years he has held various executive positions of increasing responsibility with Japan Tobacco International (JTI), in Europe and North America. Specifically, he worked as Finance Director & Controller in Canada, Regional Finance Director, Central Europe based in JTI’s global Headquarters in Switzerland and Chief Financial Officer, Hungary. Prior to assuming General Management responsibilities in Denmark, he was the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of JTI Poland, an organization comprising commercial and large-scale manufacturing operations and employing more than 2000 people.
George has attended executive development programs in strategy and leadership with INSEAD in France and Singapore, IMD, Switzerland and IESE, Spain. He holds a Master of Finance with distinction from the University of Exeter and a Bachelor of Business from the University of Hertfordshire. George is currently based in Copenhagen.