Mrs Catherine Sofianou
Mrs Catherine Sofianou is the President of SofMedica group of companies, a major healthcare technologies and services provider in Europe with head offices in Athens and Bucharest. She was born in Cairo as the youngest member of a Greek family. She moved to Greece in 1963 where she started her business together with her husband Pandelis.
Today, SofMedica group of companies employs more than 100 healthcare professionals based in 4 different countries (Romania, Greece, Bulgaria and Cyprus).
In May 2005, the Renasterea Foundation awarded Catherine Sofianou the title of Member of Honor for her constant contribution in the fight against breast cancer. In March 2006, the Princess of Thailand awarded her with the title of Honoree of ‘’ the Leading Women Entrepreneurs of the World,” while in the same year H.E the Ambassador of Greece in Romania granted her the Community Award. In April 2015, Catherine Sofianou received from the Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa, Theodore II the greatest honorary distinction this far, the Cross of Archontisa Ekklision for her contribution in the field of healthcare.
Mrs Sofianou’s support to several social non-profit organizations, as well as her contribution to the promotion of Greek culture and education worldwide is remarkable. In April 2021, Mrs Catherine Sofianou became a major supporter in promoting our school’s Greek Culture lessons, as well as contributing to our fundraising aims. It is a great honor for the community of St. Cyprian’s Greek Orthodox Primary Academy - pupils, parents and staff - to have such an important philanthropist and entrepreneur by their side and we thank her for her contributions.