Panos Hatzilazaridis was born in Thessaloniki in 1988. He studied Physics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki but his passion was always entrepreneurship.
In 2013 at the very young age of 25 he started his first business in the sector of entertainment, by building a 400 person music venue, hosting music, theater and art events. In 2017 he founded a 3 store entertainment building with board games, computer games and a terrace premium cocktail bar.
The same year he founded ManaGi which represented his passion for F&B exports and travelling and meeting new cultures. After successfully exiting the 2 first businesses of his he focused in ManaGi and has served as the CEO of the company, building until today, a network of more than 50 wholesale buyers in 17 countries and of 120 suppliers from Greece so far.
He is also a graduate of the first education cycle of the first accredited diploma from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki regarding exports with the title “Beyond Exports”.
Since 2018 he resides in Athens from where he operates the headquarters of ManaGi, the fastest growing F&B Broker in the Balkan region, with an equally fast growing manpower of 10 amazing and passionate individuals.