CIM hosts honorary fellows at first annual dinner
The Cyprus Institute of Marketing (CIM) hosted its first-ever gala dinner last week to recognise the 21 leading business and other personalities who have been bestowed with honorary fellowships by the institute.
The keynote speaker at the event, held at the Leventis Gallery in Nicosia, was Energy, Trade and Tourism Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis who elaborated on the country’s new energy plans, but also applauded the CIM’s contribution to business education and excellence in the past 37 years.
The two main criteria to be awarded an Honorary Fellowship are the individual’s contribution to the development and activities of the CIM, and also their contribution and involvement in the wider business world.
The 21 CIM Honorary Fellows awarded each year are: Glafkos Mavros, CEO, ExpoBank; Petros Petrou, Business Development Manager, Phileleftheros; Thomas Kazakos, General Secretary, Cyprus Chamber of Shipping; Phidias Pilides, President, Cyprus Chamber of Commerce (KEVE); Yiannis Telonis, former Hellenic Bank; Philokypros Andreou, CEO, Group; Renos Onoufriou, Phileleftheros; Alkis Hadjikyriakos, CEO, Frou-Frou; Georgos Georgiou, Marketing Manager, Christodoulides Bros.; Evros Papadopoulos, Senior Brand Manager, LaikoCosmos Trading; Antonis Karpasitis, CEO, MetLife Alico; Antonis Paschalides, former Trade Minister, Partner, Paschalides Law Firm; Christos Michaelides, Chairman, Employers Federation (OEV); Marios Loucaides, Managing Director, CTC; Stelios Athanasiou, General Manager, Scandia; Yiorgos Liveras, General Manager, Liveras & Associates; Aristos Anastasiou, Swipe; Emily Yioliti, Partner, Harneys Law Firm; Yiorgos Nicolaides, CEO, GanDirect; Fivos Vakis, General Manager, Columbia ShipManagement; Dimi Morozov, CEO, CYPV Energy Ltd.