It is with grief and disbelief that we must share with all of you the tragic event that shocked and marked all our lives this past week. Andreas Sofikitis has passed away, following a hit and run road accident near his house.
Andreas Sofikitis, gifted with generosity, innate kindness, simplicity and genuine accessibility, easily attracted people around him.
His continuous determination to create innovative and high quality products have marked his contribution in the field of marble stones and in the pool industry.
He took over the management of his father’s family business in 1991, which till then operated as a quarry plant, and turned it into a fast growing marble processing unit. His passion for natural stones, coupled with his expertise in the field of geology, reinforced his conviction that, exploiting the characteristics and properties of these elements can enhance the decoration of swimming pools and spas.
He generated the expansion of the companys product range thanks to his inexhaustible source of ideas and impulsive grasp of new trends in relation to the pool market. He paid particular attention to continuously develop the companys products and services, always attentive to satisfying customers needs.
Thanks to his ingenuity and unique way of thinking, Sofikitis Poolstones has established itself over time as the most innovative, efficient and reliable manufacturer of decorative natural stones for swimming pools.
Andreas Sofikitis, a creative person, full of dreams, hopes and anxieties managed to strengthen the export orientation of Sofikitis Poolstones, by expanding and consolidating its presence in 40 countries around the world and making its brand synonymous with pool decoration, quality, luxury and innovation.
Those of us who had the chance to be around him are blessed with the enormous heritage he leaves behind him; his unconditional kindness and respect towards his fellow human beings, his proliferation of optimism and sense of ethics, his remarkable creativity.