Greece Honored at New York Stock Exchange

As part of the 20th Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), in cooperation with Capital Link, organized a special ceremony in honor of Greece on Tuesday entitled “Greek Day at NYSE”.

The NYSE flew the Greek flag on Wall Street and issued special commemorative medals to honor the members of the Greek Delegation.

This year’s “Greek Day at NYSE” featured Greek government officials and executives representing companies listed in the United States as well as companies that participated at the 20th Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum, which was concluded the previous day.

The stock exchange also held an official reception in honor of the delegation from the Greek embassy.

Hon. Elena Kountoura, Greek Minister of Tourism and Dr. John Coustas, CEO  of the Danaos Corp. (NYSE:DAC) rang the closing bell, ending the trading session for Tuesday, December 11th.

They were accompanied by Harris Kosmatos and Apostolos Tsitsirakis of TSAKOS ENERGY NAVIGATION (NYSE: TNP), Emilios Kyriakou, CITI Country Officer Greece & Cyprus, and Hon. Dr. Konstantinos Koutras from the Greek Consulate in New York.

Other dignitaries present were Nicolas Bornozis, President of Capital Link and Olga Bornozi, the Managing Director of Capital Link.

Betty Liu, NYSE Executive Vice Chairman of the NYSE welcomed the Greek Delegation and the listed companies, while highlighting the long-standing relationship between the New York Stock Exchange and the Greek and Greek-American business communities.

The active support and participation of the NYSE, the world’s largest stock exchange, enhances the prestige and the visibility of the Forum and of Greece to a wider international investment audience. It also shows the continuation of support to Greece, Greek companies, the Greek shipping industry and the entire Diaspora.