Yanos Gramatidis awarded as “World Eminent Man of Visions of Empowering Society”
Yanos Gramatidis, Partner of our Firm, was awarded as “World Eminent Man of Visions of Empowering Society” by Who is Who International Awards at the event’s Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner that took place at Lake Vouliagmeni, on September 22nd, 2022.
The event was under the auspices of the Ministry of Development & Investments, the Ministry of Tourism and the Region of Attica and was sponsored by Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners Law Firm.
A few words about Yanos Gramatidis
Born in 1952, Yanos Gramatidis is a Co-Founder & Partner of the historic Law Firm Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners. Graduated Law School of the Athens University, specialised in Private and Public International Law, Academy of International Law, The Hague, and in Human Rights Law, Rene Cassin Institute, Strasbourg. Yanos is the Honorary President of the Hellenic American Chamber of Commerce, Distinguished Fellow of the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils, Washington DC, Visiting Professor at Salzburg Centre for International Legal Studies, member of the Supervising Board of diaNeosis, and Life Member of the Propeller Club of the United States of America, Port of Piraeus. Member in prestigious institutes and associations worldwide. Writer of numerous legal studies, social, political and economic interventions in the Greek and foreign press. Speaker and moderator at Greek and international conferences. Frequently interviewed by Greek and international media as Bloomberg, Fox, CNN, Al Jazeera, Newsweek and others on the Greek economy and its prospects. As a visionary that he is, he founded the public benefit project “Replanting the Olive Trees of Ancient Olympia” relating to the donation of 135,000 olive trees so as to help the local society and to leave a great heritance to future generations.
Event’s Press Release by Who is Who International Awards 2022
With Triumph and Nike at their hands, the selected winners of Who is Who International Awards left the astounding Vouliagmeni Lake with a glimpse in their eyes. Their character and work shall remain in the visitors’ mind for the years to come. The night was quite spectacular as the cool autumn breeze swayed the guests inside the venue of Limni Vouliagmeni after the traditional photo in front of the wall with the seals of our sponsors.
Who is Who International Awards President, Mr. Dimitrios Goris and the Vice President, Mrs. Vicky Papageorgopoulou, welcomed the guests. In addition to the awardees, strong domestic and international personalities from the artistic, business and political fields, such as Stavros Xarchakos and his wife Iro Saia, President of the War Museum Anastasios Liaskos, Deputy Minister of Justice Georgios Kotsiras, Secretary General of Industry Themis Eftichidou paraded on the red carpet that was laid out., Parliament Member representing Chalkidiki Apostolos Panas, politician Fotis Karydas, Tamila Koulieva, Georgia Siakavara, Costas Sommer with his wife Valentini Sommer, Mayra Vagioni, Georgios Karahalios with his wife Eleni Vranaki, Alice Dikaiou with her daughters Alexia and Christina, Boubou Barbalia, Athena Markomichelaki, Agapi Vardinogianni, Georgia Aliberti, Presidents of large Groups and Organizations as well as many others.
National TV Stations, such as ANT1, SKAI, ALPHA & OPEN TV, covered the event.
Passing through the gates the lovely bar wine was fully equipped by Blue Sapphire and Mythos inviting the guests to talk and have a light drink. We recognized great personalities from the Athenian creme de la creme society among the guests. The splendid chocolate boxes by Evangelos Chasiotis, the gift bags from Zartaux Dermacosmetics and La Vie En Rose by Dimitra Katsafadou welcomed the guests in their seats. While we were watching how our hosts, Maria Nikoltsiou and Sotiris Polyzos danced with their dialogues on their stage, we were enjoying the menu by Sotiris Evangelou and the wines by Barafakas winery.
Bringing a special touch of musical heartbeats was Foteini Darra accompanied on the piano by George Papachristoudis. We all admired the winners of the night: Princess Maja von HohenzollernWorld Woman Leader of Palatial Design & Animal Rights Panagopoulou Katerina: World Woman Leader of Moral Solidarity & Altruism Katerina Delidimou: World Woman Leader of Quality Paper Products of High Added Value Mimi Denissi: World Woman Leader of Greek 7th Art & Theater Penny Grivea: World Woman Leader in Growing Global Brands Dimitra Katsafadou: World Woman Leader of Chemistry and Innovative Cosmetology Simona Mancinelli: World Woman Leader of Glocal Management with Values Vasiliki Nasi: World Woman Leader of Quality Transports & Logistics Christina Tetradi: World Woman Leader of Hospitality & Tourism Gina Senduka: World Woman Leader of Advanced Design Sandy Zartaloudi: World Woman Leader of Αesthetic Innovations HRH Prince Nereides Antonio Giamundo de Bourbon Antonio Giamundo: World Eminent Man in Global Diplomacy & Finance HE Sir Dr. Ian Peter Anderson: World Eminent Man of Global Banking & Human Rights Dr. Krajnc Milan: World Eminent Man in Economic Leadership Models Dr. Singh Navdeep: World Eminent Man of Universality of the Humanity Dr.John Anastasatos: World Eminent Man of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Nikos Chalkiadakis: World Eminent Man of Greek Authentic Hospitality Nikos Chatzinikolaou: World Eminent Man of Aletheia & Logos Andreas Christodoulidis: World Eminent Man of Sophisticated Aviation Yanos Gramatidis: World Eminent Man of Visions of Empowering Society Dimitrios Mattheou: World Eminent Man of Innovative Ship Management George Sakellaris: World Eminent Man of Global Vision in Renewable Energy Socratis Theodosiou: World Eminent Man of Global Shipping Due to covid situation and emergency business trips some of our winners attended through representatives: George Sakellaris who was represented by Mr. Panagiotis Peter Contis, the CEO advisor of Ameresco. Sokratis Theodosiou who was represented by George Zervos, Head of Marketing Sales Yanos Gramatidis who was represented by Mr. Antonis Vertroudos the Marketing Head of Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners Law Firm. Sandy Zartaloudi by our vice president Vicky Papageorgopoulou We were at awe at how his Royal Highness Prince Nereides Giamundo de Bourbon spoke so eloquently in Greek and gave such gravitas to his message. The heartfelt words by Sir Dr. Ian Peter Anderson about the late Queen Elizabeth I touched us all. The courage of Princess Maya who is always willing to give a fight for animal protection. And how Greece was the place of inspiration for Dr. Krajnc to write his forty books. The international flavor of the awards was sweet yet memorable like an old quality wine.
We cordially thank our sponsors who made the spectacular night of Who is Who International Awards 2022 a reality:
AUSPICES: Ministry of Development & Investments, Ministry of Tourism and the Region of Attica
STRATEGIC PARTNER: BRITISHPEDIA MAJOR DONATOR: ZARTAUX Dermacosmetics
GOLDEN DONATOR: Callipateira
SILVER SPONSOR: BAHAS, GRAMATIDIS & PARTNERS LAW FIRM, HARLAS DISTINGUISHED SUPPORTERS: BEYOND FRONTIERS, NOS INSURANCE SERVICES, VGROUP SPECIAL DONATORS: BOMBAY GIN, ARCADIA SHIPMANAMGEMENT, VALIDUS, LIONS CLUB, ΜΠΑΡΑΦΑΚΑΣ ΚΡΑΣΙΑ, GIANNETOS and ART THESSALONIKI SUPPORTERS: NAFTOMAR, MCDONALDS, ERGOTEM, SOFTEX, VLASSI HOLEVA, IRENE DOURA ACADEMY, ANGELIS FILM, KITRINAKIS Studios, ALICE, FREDDY MAKE UP, ILIAS & STAFF DONATORS: ΜΑΜΟΣ MEDIA SPONSORS: DPA, HUFFPOST, BUSINESSWOMAN, NEWGREEK TV, HELLENIC MEDIA GROUP, MORAL MODA, LOIPON, EGO, INDICATOR
Due to covid situation and emergency business trips some of our winners attended through representatives. George Sakellaris who was represented by Mr. Panagiotis Peter Contis, the CEO advisor of Ameresco. Yanos Gramatidis who was represented by Mr. Antonis Vertoudos the Marketing Head of Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners Law Firm. Sokratis Theodosiou by CEO at M.M.C.Group Holding S.A.L., Sandy Zartaloudi by our vice president Vicky Papageorgopoulou.
A huge thank you goes to our team of volunteers supporting the work of Non for Profit Organization Who is Who International Awards: The presenters Maria Nikoltsiou and Sotiris Polyzos who hosted the evening on stage. Themis Aggelis who directed the whole evening along with his deputy director Elena Aggelopoulou. Irene Doura Kavadia who did the translation on the spot for our guests in the special booth. The evening closed with a party. We all admired the dance skills of Dr. Krajnc who actually incarnated that life is to be taken with seriousness, yet whimsical touches in order to be lived to the fullest.