“Greek Value Awards of Northern Greece”: for the fourth consecutive year, the companies that stood out in 2014 are honoured

“Hellas Gold SA” received the Corporate Social Responsibility Award

The Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (FING) in collaboration with the newspaper “Kathimerini”, organized the award ceremony for the “GREEK VALUE AWARDS of Northern Greece” yesterday evening, Friday, December 11, 2015 at 19:00 at the Met Hotel in Thessaloniki, to reward companies that stood out for their performance in the business and social arena in 2014.

The “GREEK VALUE AWARDS of Northern Greece”, is a reward institution for the processing companies in Northern Greece, which is organized for the fourth consecutive year in recognition of the important work done by the industry, in the midst of an unprecedented economic crisis plaguing the Greek economy.

During the ceremony the companies received awards by the Deputy Minister of Industry, Mrs. Theodora Tzakri, the Commercial & Agricultural Banking Administration Officer of Piraeus Bank Mr. Christodoulos Antoniadis, the CEO of Athens Exchange Group, Mr. Socrates Lazaridis, the Rector of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Prof.  Pericles Mitkas, the Rector of the University of Macedonia, Prof..Achilles Zapranis, the President of the International Hellenic University Prof. Kostas Grammenos and the Commercial Director of the newspaper “Kathimerini” Mrs. Natasha Bouterakou.

The coordination of the presentation of the award ceremony was undertaken by the well-known journalist, Ms. Maria Nikoltsiou.

In the framework of the institution “Greek Value”, Hellas Gold was awarded the Corporate Social Responsibility of the FING.

The award was received by  H.G. Head of PR and CSR, Konstantinos Georgantzis, who dedicated it to all the employees and, addressing the attendees, including the Deputy Minister of Industry Theodora Tzakri, he said:

“I wish that our country receives not one, but 10, 100 investments equivalent to the investment of Hellas Gold.

I also wish that it shall be feasible to keep these investments in Greece and not turn them away, since only this way can the economy escape the present quagmire.”

Commenting on the award, the Manager Director of Hellas Gold Michalis Theodorakopoulos said:

Young engineers should be distinguished in the field of daily success in scientific knowledge and recognition.

Regarding the CSR congratulations are due to those who initiated it in HG 10 years ago, visualizing a united local community and of course to Eldorado Gold. Eldorado Gold which still supports us and believes in our society“.

Piraeus Bank was the main sponsor of the event.