Vitex SA winner of the Growth Awards in the ESG category

Vitex S.A., one of the six winner companies based on the evaluation of the “Growth Awards” Award Committee, was distinguished for her banner performance by following a sustainability operational framework that integrates environmental, social and governance criteria.

Vitex S.A. received the award during the “Growth Awards” online awarding ceremony, which was co-organized by Eurobank and Grant Thornton at the Peristyle of Zappeion Hall, on Thursday, 7 of October 2021.

“Growth Awards” are an initiative aimed at elevating and rewarding Greek companies that have stood out for their steady upward trend in recent years, best practices, and adaptability, contributing to the formation of a resilient and flexible business landscape in Greece, crucial for the new upward cycle of the economy.

Vitex S.A. will continue striving, creating, innovating, undertaking business initiatives and playing a leading role in the course of the Greek economy in Greece and abroad.

The evaluation process for the elevation of companies that stood out for their growth, excellence, and dynamics, is carried out using specific analyses of basic financial figures and indicators as well as specific quality characteristics, in a total of about 8,000 companies.

Mr. Vitex S.A. C.E.O. Mr. Armodios Giannidis, stated, “Here at Vitex we pursue the common improvement and upgrading of the culture of those involved in our activities. We actively participate in the daily life of our society and promote solutions for the protection of the environment.”

The 20-member Awards Committee is co-chaired by Mr. Georgios Zanias, Chairman of the Board of Eurobank S.A. and Mr. Vasilis Kazas, Managing Partner of Grant Thornton, while its members include prominent personalities of the business and academic world of the country:
1. Dr. Andreas A. Andreadis, CEO, of Sani/Ikos Group & President of the Board of Directors of SETE (Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises)
2. Eftychios Vasilakis, Managing Director of AUTOHELLAS S.A. / HERTZ, Πρόεδρος της Aegean Airlines & της Olympic Air
3. Konstantinos Vasileiou, Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Head of Group Corporate & Investment Banking of Eurobank SA
4. Efthymios Vidalis, President of the Executive Committee of SEV (Hellenic Federation of Enterprises)
5. Giorgos Doukidis, Professor at Athens University of Economics and Business
6. Spyros Theodoropoulos, CEO of Chipita
7. Nikolaos Karamouzis, President of Grant Thorntop
8. Nelli Katsou, Vice Chairman & Co-Founder of VNK CAPITAL SA
9. Achilleas Konstantakopoulos, Chairman of TEMES S.A.
10. Lara Barazi- Geroulanou, CEO of Kefalonia fisheries S.A.
11. Dimitris Papalexopoulos, Chairman of the Group Executive Committee of Titan Cement International (TCI)
12. Giorgos Provopoulos, Chairman of Eurobank Bulgaria AD
13. Giannis A.Retsos, Chairman of SETE
14. Asimina Tzika, General Director of ELVIAL SA
15. Melina Travlou, Chairman of Neptune Group of Companies
16. Michalis Tsamaz, Chairman & CEO of OTE Group (Hellenic Telecommunications Organisation S.A.)
17. Theodoros Fessas, Chairman of Quest Holdings & BriQ Properties
18. Vasilis Fourlis, Chairman of the Fourlis Group of Companies