Famous businessman Dimitris Kontominas passed away at the age of 83

Dimitris Kontominas

Businessman Dimitris Kontominas has died at the age of 83.

Kontominas, according to Alpha, had serious health problems for a few years and in recent months was hospitalised in a private clinic.

The well-known businessman was active in security, television, movie theatres and retail, while his name was associated with Alpha.

He leaves behind a daughter and two grandchildren.

Dimitris Kontominas studied at the American University of Beirut.

He initially worked as an insurer at American Life (ALICO), while in 1969 he co-founded the insurance company Interamerican with Alexandros Tambouras.

In addition to Interamerican he has founded or acquired a number of other companies, including:

  • Interbank (acquired in 1997 and absorbed by Eurobank) .
  • Intertech.
  • The Euroclinic of Athens.
  • Novabank Bank (in 2006 it was renamed Millennium Bank and in 2013 it was acquired and absorbed by Piraeus Bank).
  • The fleet of InterJet aircraft and helicopters.
  • The organic farming company GreenFarm.
  • For the period 1998–2001 he was the owner of the football club Aris Thessaloniki.
  • For twenty years he was co-owner and later owner of Alpha TV and local radio stations of the same name in Athens and Thessaloniki.
  • The Village Roadshow Greece cinemas.
  • Channel 9 in Athens and Thessaloniki.
  • Of Mediterra Winery in Crete

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