Mr. André Calantzopoulos
CEO, Philip Morris International
WITH THE 2017 CAPITAL LINK HELLENIC LEADERSHIP AWARD
for his outstanding contribution to Greece. Philip Morris has a significant involvement and impact on the Greek economy with Mr. Calantzopoulos’ participation in Papastratos. His investments in Greece since 2003 approximate 700 million Euros. Furthermore, the recently announced investment for the manufacture of IQOS in Greece and global distribution is another vote of confidence to the Greek economy and helps enhance the image of Greece as an investment destination within the global investment community.
Mr. Jonathan R. Cohen
Deputy Assistant Secretary European and Eurasian Affairs
U.S. Department of State
An event of unique visibility throughout the world.
Previous recipients Mr. Andrew N. Liveris, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Dow Chemical Company, in 2012, Mr. John Calamos, Chairman, CEO & Global Co-Chief Investment Officer of Calamos Investments in 2013, Mr. George Logothetis, Chairman & CEO of Libra Group in 2014, Dr. Anthony Papadimitriou, President to the Board of Directors of Alexander S. Onassis Foundation & Managing Partner of A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm in 2015 and Mr. Wilbur L. Ross, Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer of WL Ross & Co in 2016.