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Nicolas Bornozis received the AHI Hellenic Heritage National Public Service Award for his contribution to Greece and to fostering closer economic ties between the United States and Greece.


The following personalities by order of appearance commented on Mr. Bornozis' work and contribution:

H.E. Antonis Samaras, Former Prime Minister of Greece
• H.E. George A. Papandreou, Former Prime Minister of Greece
• Mr. John Paulson, President of Paulson & Co. Inc
• Mr. Wilbur Ross, Jr., Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer WL Ross & Co
• Mr. John P. Calamos Sr. , Founder, Chairman, CEO & Chief investment Officer, Calamos Investments
• Ms. Arianna Huffington, Co-founder, President & Editor-in-chief, Huffington Post Media Group; Author
• Mr. John Catsimatidis, Chairman & CEO of Red Apple Group
• Mr. C. Dean Metropoulos, Chairman & CEO of Metropoulos & Co.
• Mr. Stefan Jekel, Managing Director, New York Stock Exchange
• Dr. John Coustas, President & Chief Executive Officer, Danaos Corporation
• Dr. Nikolas Tsakos, Founder, President & CEO, Tsakos Energy Navigation
• Mr. Michael Parker, Global Head of Shipping, Citi
• Mr. Efthimios E. Mitropoulos, "IMO Secretary-General Emeritus , Chairman "Maria Tsakos" Foundation
• Mr. Panos Papazoglou, Country Managing Partner, Greece at Ernst & Young
• Mr. George Alogoskoufis, Former Minister for Economy and Finance of Greece; Professor of Economics at the Athens University of Economics and Business
• Mr. Kostis Hatzidakis, Former Development & Competitiveness Minister, Member of Parliament
• Mr. Harry Pamboukis, Former Minister of State; Professor of Private International Law and International Transaction Law, University of Athens
• Ms. Louka Katseli, former Minister for the Economy, Competitiveness and Shipping; former Minister for Labour and Social Security; Chairman of the Board of National Bank of Greece
• Mr. Nikos Dendias, Former Minister of Defense, Development & Competitiveness, Public Order and Justice; Member of the Parliament, New Democracy
• Mr. Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, Former Minister of Shipping; Member of Parliament
• Mr. Petros Doukas, Former Deputy Minister of Finance, President of Capital Partners S.A.
• Mr. Spyros Capralos, Former President of the Athens Stock Exchange; Chairman of the Board of Star Bulk Carriers Corp
• Mr. Babis Mazarakis, Group Chief Financial Officer,Hellenic Telecommunications Organization SA (OTE)
• H.E. Ambassador Loucas Tsilas, Former Ambassador of Greece to the US; Former Executive Director of the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, USA
• Dr. Antonis Papadimitriou, President of the Board of Directors of Alexander S. Onassis Foundation & Managing Partner of A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm
• Mr. Joseph R. Ficalora, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director of New York Community BanCorp. Inc , parent of Atlantic Bank of New York
• HE George Iliopoulos, Greece Consulate General in New York
• Mr. Antonis Diamataris, Publisher of The National Herald
• Mr. Sotirios Vahaviolos, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mistras Group Inc
• Sir Costas Grammenos, Pro-Vice Chancellor of City University London Cass Business School
• Mr. Pericles Panagopoulos, Shipowner
• Mr. Aristides J. Pittas, Chairman and CEO of Euroseas Ltd
• Mr. George Tsavliris, Principal of Tsavliris Salvage Group