Photos Photiades Group was founded in 1942 by Photos Photiades and since 1990 has been managed by Pavlos and Alexis Photiades. Today it has grown into one of the largest, most reliable and responsible as well as fastest growing private groups in Cyprus. More than 1100 people work for the Group, a leader in the field of beverages production, distribution, real estate development, insurance and energy industry. The Group operates with great success in Cyprus, Greece, Romania, Croatia and Slovenia. Apart from Carlsberg beer, its flagship brand and the number one selling beer in Cyprus, Photos Photiades Breweries also produces Leon Beer, Cyprus’ historic brand that was the first beer ever to be brewed in Cyprus, in 1937. Leon has been internationally awarded with the Superior Taste Award of iTQi (international Taste & Quality institute) twice, with the most recent being on the 3rd of June 2016.