With a history spanning almost a century, the C.A. Papaellinas Group enjoys a leading role in the sectors in which it operates. These include the distribution of medicine, cosmetics and other consumer goods across a wide network of stores.

“We can face the future with hope and optimism. And this, because we continue to evolve, always committed to our values. We identify our business goals in line with the wellbeing of our people, the protection of the environment and the development of our clients and associates, as well as that of society at large. This ultimately sustains us and enables us to realise our business vision.”

Christos Papaellinas,
Chief Executive Officer

Our Mission

Our mission is to make more and more people live and feel better.

This goal is exceptionally important, as it encourages people to make a meaningful contribution– not only to the company, but to society at large. Because our positivity is that which elevates our hopes and aspirations for a better world.

This is significant enough for us to implement an even greater goal within the framework of our development strategy: that of placing sustainable growth at the core of every business practice and decision, thus setting our business goals in line with the wellbeing of our people, the protection of the environment, the development of our clients and associates, and society at large.

Our Values

Integrity

We operate with transparency, ethos and honesty. We lead by setting our own examples. We stay true to our promises.

Responsibility

We take responsibility for our actions. We care about our people, our customers, our society and our environment. We are committed to our personal and our team targets

Leadership

We stay ahead in every one of our sectors. We dare to question the status quo. We embrace change.

Passion

We are passionate about our people, our products and our customers. We think positively and act with confidence. We are proud of our history and optimistic about the future.

Simplicity

We aim for simplicity in our work style. We keep open and clear communication lines. We simplify the procedures to stay in close contact with our front-line personnel.

Milestones

Throughout our creative 90-year journey, the C.A.Papaellinas group has faced various important challenges. These challenges defined our growth, resulting in key milestones and business achievements:

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  • The Parent Company C.A.Papaellinas Ltd was founded

    The Parent Company C.A.Papaellinas Ltd was founded

    The Parent Company C.A.Papaellinas Ltd was founded

  • Collaboration with Sandoz Chemicals

    Collaboration with Sandoz Chemicals

    Collaboration with Sandoz Chemicals

  • Collaboration with Organon Pharmaceuticals

    Collaboration with Organon Pharmaceuticals

    Collaboration with Organon Pharmaceuticals

  • Imported Max Factor cosmetics in Cyprus

    Imported Max Factor cosmetics in Cyprus

    Imported Max Factor cosmetics in Cyprus

  • Collaboration with Kimberly Clark, imported Kleenex in Cyprus

    Collaboration with Kimberly Clark, imported Kleenex in Cyprus

    Collaboration with Kimberly Clark, imported Kleenex in Cyprus

  • The Company expands its activities into the consumer goods and cosmetics sectors

    The Company expands its activities into the consumer goods and cosmetics sectors

    The Company expands its activities into the consumer goods and cosmetics sectors

  • Collaboration with Beecham Pharmaceuticals, imported “Penbritin”, the first penicillin antibiotic

    Collaboration with Beecham Pharmaceuticals, imported “Penbritin”, the first penicillin antibiotic

    Collaboration with Beecham Pharmaceuticals, imported “Penbritin”, the first penicillin antibiotic

  • Collaboration with Beecham Consumer Brands (Brillcream, Vozin)

    Collaboration with Beecham Consumer Brands (Brillcream, Vozin)

    Collaboration with Beecham Consumer Brands (Brillcream, Vozin)

  • Opening of the first Beauty Line store

    Opening of the first Beauty Line store

    Opening of the first Beauty Line store

  • PharmacyLine founded Creation of the ”Kapakiotis and Papaellinas” Joint Venture and Company

    PharmacyLine founded Creation of the ”Kapakiotis and Papaellinas” Joint Venture and Company

    PharmacyLine founded Creation of the ”Kapakiotis and Papaellinas” Joint Venture and Company

  • Award for C.A.Papaellinas – Best Workplace IN Business Awards.

    Award for C.A.Papaellinas – Best Workplace IN Business Awards.

    Award for C.A.Papaellinas – Best Workplace IN Business Awards.

  • Acquisition of the Demetriades & Papaellinas Company HealthLine founded Opening of a New Consumer Goods Distribution Centre

    Acquisition of the Demetriades & Papaellinas Company HealthLine founded Opening of a New Consumer Goods Distribution Centre

    Acquisition of the Demetriades & Papaellinas Company HealthLine founded Opening of a New Consumer Goods Distribution Centre

  • Holland & Barrett Stores opened

    Holland & Barrett Stores opened

    Holland & Barrett Stores opened

  • New Yves Rocher stores opened selling botanical beauty products Opening of PharmacyLine’s New Pharmaceuticals Distribution and Repackaging Facility

    New Yves Rocher stores opened selling botanical beauty products Opening of PharmacyLine’s New Pharmaceuticals Distribution and Repackaging Facility

    New Yves Rocher stores opened selling botanical beauty products Opening of PharmacyLine’s New Pharmaceuticals Distribution and Repackaging Facility

  • Strategic Partnership in the 3PL services sector with Diakinisis Exceptional Performance Award at the Transport & Logistics Awards

    Strategic Partnership in the 3PL services sector with Diakinisis Exceptional Performance Award at the Transport & Logistics Awards

    Strategic Partnership in the 3PL services sector with Diakinisis Exceptional Performance Award at the Transport & Logistics Awards

  • New SELEKT BEAUTY retail chain

    New SELEKT BEAUTY retail chain

    New SELEKT BEAUTY retail chain

  • Investors In People Platinum accreditation has been achieved by the C.A.Papaellinas Group, after its independent assessment according to the international Investors in People (IIP) standard

    Investors In People Platinum accreditation has been achieved by the C.A.Papaellinas Group, after its independent assessment according to the international Investors in People (IIP) standard

    Investors In People Platinum accreditation has been achieved by the C.A.Papaellinas Group, after its independent assessment according to the international Investors in People (IIP) standard

  • Gold Award in Excellence in Leadership Development & Bronze Award in Innovative Use of HR Technologies in Cyprus HR Awards

    Gold Award in Excellence in Leadership Development & Bronze Award in Innovative Use of HR Technologies in Cyprus HR Awards

    Gold Award in Excellence in Leadership Development & Bronze Award in Innovative Use of HR Technologies in Cyprus HR Awards

  • Two awards for C.A Papaellinas Group in the categories “Society” and “Education/Scholarships” at the Cyprus Responsible Business Awards 2019.

    Two awards for C.A Papaellinas Group in the categories “Society” and “Education/Scholarships” at the Cyprus Responsible Business Awards 2019.

    Two awards for C.A Papaellinas Group in the categories “Society” and “Education/Scholarships” at the Cyprus Responsible Business Awards 2019.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Working at C.A. Papaellinas is demanding, fast-paced and offers fair rewards and exciting learning opportunities. We promote an inclusive workplace always ensuring equality and transparency in all our processes.

Take up the challenge. Join us!

OUR IMPACT

Sustainability is an integral part of how we operate as a business. Commitment to sustainable practices is deeply rooted in our company’s mission, values, and business strategy. It determines our every decision, ensuring a lasting and sustainable development.