The process of electing the winners of the individual award categories of the European Entrepreneur by the EY Year Award 2017, the institution that supports entrepreneurship and highlights the entrepreneurs who have stood out for their course has recently been completed. The candidates who were distinguished for their entrepreneurial spirit, strategic orientation, innovation and the social impact of their activity were selected by the independent nine-member jury, under the chairmanship of Mr. Spyros Theodoropoulos, CEO of Chipita SA and winner of the Greek Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 competition.
Mr. Dimitrios Lakasas, CEO & Managing Director of Olympia Electronics S.A. was elected a winner in the category: "Innovative Entrepreneur".
The remaining winners in the different categories of the competition are the following:
Christos Krimizis - Tsatsoulis, Managing Director, Alchimica S.A.
Internationally Developing Entrepreneur:
Xenophon Cantoni, President, Cosmos Aluminum S.A.
Ioannis Kantonias, Vice President, Cosmos Aluminum S.A.
Theodoros Kantonias, Managing Director, Cosmos Aluminum A.E.
Dynamically Growing Entrepreneur:
Kalliopi Rodopoulou, Managing Director of AKMI Educational Group (IEK AKMI, Metropolitan College)
The entrepreneurs that distinguished in the individual categories will be awarded and will claim the title "Entrepreneur of the Year" 2017 at an official ceremony which will be held on Tuesday 27 March 2018. The winner will represent Greece at the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year in Monte Carlo next June.