Category Archives: Greece

Press Releases & News from Greece distributed via EuropaWire

Mytilineos S.A. purchased 52,000 own shares on the Athens Exchange

(PRESS RELEASE) ATHENS, 23-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Mytilineos S.A., a Greece-based industrial conglomerate, has announced it purchased 52,000 of its own shares on the  Athens Exchange. According to the resolution of Mytilineos Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting dated 27.03.2020, the company acquired … Read the full press release

Orange Romania to acquire Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A.’s 54% stake in Telekom Romania Communications S.A. for EUR 497 million

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 9-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A. (FRA: OTES), the largest technology company in Greece, has announced the divestiture of its 54% stake in Telekom Romania Communications S.A. (Fixed, Telekom Romania or “TKR”) to Orange Romania. … Read the full press release

Mytilineos S.A. purchased 73,000 of its own shares on the Athens Exchange

(PRESS RELEASE) ATHENS, 29-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Greek industrial conglomerate active in metallurgy and energy, Mytilineos S.A. (MYTIL:GA) announces that, according to the resolution of its Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting dated 27.03.2020, on 28.09.2020, acquired through the Athens Exchange 73,000 own … Read the full press release

Palette Life Sciences Announces European Distribution Expansion for Deflux® and Solesta® for More Than Twenty Countries Through Five Leading Distributors and Direct Sales Effort

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN / SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., USA, 15-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Palette Life Sciences, a fully integrated global life sciences company dedicated to improving patient outcomes, today announced global distribution expansion for two of Palette’s products, Deflux and … Read the full press release

Axiom Prepaid Holdings Caps Off Banner Year with a Prestigious Accolade for Its CEO

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Axiom Prepaid Holding’s CEO, Steven Foster, will be featured on the cover of Total Prestige Magazine’s January 2020 issue (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 31-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — It seems only fitting that in a year filled with new product launches, new … Read the full press release

Breakthrough Results with High-Power Laser Technology will Transform Electric Vehicles

(PRESS RELEASE) TAMPERE, Finland, 30-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The northern lights are shining extra-bright in Tampere Finland this month as a major step forward in amplifying the power of lasers was achieved. For the first time a laser using similar … Read the full press release

MYTILINEOS subsidiary METKA EGN signs EPC and O&M contract for new solar plant in Chile

(PRESS RELEASE) ATHENS, 12-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — METKA EGN signed a contract with Atacama Solar S.A. to undertake the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and operation and maintenance (O&M) services for two years of the Atacama Solar II 170,65MWp PV … Read the full press release

Theodore Gnardellis will be Piraeus Bank’s new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Theodore Gnardellis will be Piraeus Bank's new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

(PRESS RELEASE) ATHENS, 26-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Theodore Gnardellis has just been promoted to the role of Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Piraeus Bank. Gnardellis will also join Piraeus Bank Executive Committee. The appointment will be in effect from … Read the full press release

Piraeus Bank: the second training cycle of Project Future to begin on 8 March 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) ATHENS, 7-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Piraeus Bank starts accepting application for Project Future’s second training cycle. Submissions for the second training cycle can be sent at www.projectfuture.gr between March 8 and 22 2019. Project Future is Piraeus Bank’s … Read the full press release

Cobots and RPA Gain Centerstage in Automotive Robotics Space; Labor Issues Prevail as a Key Challenge

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Robotics in the automotive industry has been acclaimed as the impetus behind driving optimization and rethinking of production and process through innovative measures. Prospect of artificial intelligence is promising, with the ability to … Read the full press release

MYTILINEOS and Athens University of Economics and Business to support the 9th Youth Entrepreneurship Summer School (YES program)

Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development Initiatives ATHENS, 25-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Innovation and entrepreneurship are two very important options that offer perspectives for a sustainable exit from the crisis, thus making the effort for their strengthening imperative for Greece. … Read the full press release

Snam, Enagás and Fluxys consortium to acquire 66% interest in Greek natural gas infrastructure operator DESFA

ATHENS, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European consortium consisting of Snam (60%), Enagás (20%) and Fluxys (20%) signed today in Athens the agreements with the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) and Hellenic Petroleum for the acquisition of a 66% interest … Read the full press release

Sixt earned World Travel Awards in 14 categories for excellent mobility solutions around the globe

First place for Sixt Car Rental, Sixt Luxury Cars and Sixt Limousine Service in numerous countries worldwide PULLACH/ATHENS, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Excellent mobility solutions around the globe: Sixt, one of the leading international mobility service providers, has received World Travel … Read the full press release

European Commission and Europa Nostra announce the winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards

BRUSSELS/ THE HAGUE, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were announced today by the European Commission and Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage … Read the full press release

EBRD and EU to strengthen the safety of oil protection and increase the protection of humans and the environment in Greece

EBRD and EU develop implementation plan to strengthen protection LONDON, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The world runs on hydrocarbons. But the impacts of oil production are significant and accidents like the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf … Read the full press release

European Investment Fund and the National Bank of Greece sign guarantee agreements worth €640 million for SMEs in Greece

BRUSSELS, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — From very small businesses and start-ups to mid sized enterprises, more than 5,000 companies will benefit from loans amounting to EUR 640 million. The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the National Bank of Greece (NBG)have … Read the full press release

MYTILINEOS with several awards at the Hellenic Responsible Business Awards 2018

Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development Initiatives ATHENS, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development initiatives of MYTILINEOS won top distinctions for yet another year, in recognition of their very high level and direct impact on society. … Read the full press release

Piraeus Bank Group earns Guarantees of Origin Certificate

ATHENS, 25-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — By making use of the System of Guarantees of Origin, which is the only electricity tracking instrument in Greece that certifies the origin of the consumed electricity, Piraeus Bank Group received for the first time Guarantees … Read the full press release

MYTILINEOS launches third annual “ENGINEERS IN ACTION” programme

ATHENS, 13-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The launch of the programme “ENGINEERS IN ACTION” for a third consecutive year, demonstrates once again the firm commitment of MYTILINEOS to combat youth unemployment and to curb brain drain; the alarming phenomenon of young, qualified … Read the full press release

MYTILINEOS signs EPC contract with General Electricity Company of Libya for new power plant in Tobruk, Libya

ATHENS, 03-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — An agreement to carry out the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a new power plant in Tobruk, Libya, has been signed between MYTILINEOS and the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL). The signing of … Read the full press release

Winners of Global Education Innovation Award

Global Education Network Europe announces the winners of the Global Education Innovation Award 2017 Dublin, Ireland, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GENE – Global Education Network Europe – wishes to recognise the importance of innovation in Global Education through its Global … Read the full press release

OTE Group receives ISO 37001:2016 certification and attestation under ISO 19600:2014 for its Compliance Management System

ATHENS, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — OTE Group received certification according to ISO 37001:2016 international model and attestation under ISO 19600:2014 for its Compliance Management System by the independent third-party certification institution TUV HELLAS (TUV NORD) S.A. Certifications confirm that the Group complies in its day-to-day operations with … Read the full press release

European Commission: refugee resettlement reaching record levels in June

BRUSSELS, 27-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (26 July 2017), the Commission has adopted its 14th progress report on relocation of asylum seekers within the EU and resettlement of refugees from outside the EU. With relocations reaching record levels in June (with … Read the full press release

Nokia upgraded the long-haul microwave trunk network of Cosmote in Greece

Nokia deploys long-haul 9500 Microwave Packet Radio to increase backhaul capacity and speed as residential and tourist demands grow in remote Greek islands Cosmote will enable high-speed fixed and mobile Internet access in currently underserved rural locations ATHENS, 03-May-2017 — … Read the full press release

Marlink, TNL Group form joint venture for the Greek and Cypriot markets

Joint Venture with TNL Group’s satellite connectivity business forms platform for ‘Marlink CG’, the new maritime satcom expert in Greece & Cyprus OSLO/PARIS, 24-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Marlink has signed an agreement to enter into a joint venture with the satellite … Read the full press release

ENGIE Hellas to provide total facility management services for the new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens

ENGIE will service 28,000 square meters (sqm) of the Greek National Opera building, which includes 2 stages, a dance school, rehearsal rooms, admin areas and other supporting facilities. PARIS, 24-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE Hellas, a fully owned subsidiary of the … Read the full press release

ALUMINIUM of GREECE wins two top awards at the Health & Safety Awards 2016

Maroussi, Greece, 11-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Carrying away two top awards at the Health & Safety Awards 2016 ceremony event, organised by Boussias Communications, ALUMINIUM of GREECE (AoG), a MYTILINEOS Group subsidiary, proved that it rightfully ranks among Greece’s enterprises which are … Read the full press release

Piraeus Bank sold stake in its subsidiary Piraeus Bank Cyprus Ltd. to Holding M. Sehnaoui SAL

ATHENS, 29-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Piraeus Bank (“Piraeus Bank” or the “Group”), after having received all required approvals from the regulatory authorities and the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund, announces the completion of the sale of a stake held in its subsidiary … Read the full press release

EBRD to publish its latest Life in Transition Survey on 13 December

Report is a unique barometer of people’s hopes, fears and aspirations in over 30 countries LONDON, 06-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 13 December, the EBRD will publish its latest Life in Transition Survey (LiTS), a unique series of reports that lay … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo’s engineering excellence in the construction of Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens recognized by leading trade publication Engineering News-Record (ENR)

NEW YORK, U.S.A., 19-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Salini Impregilo S.p.A. received in New York an award from leading trade publication Engineering News-Record (ENR) for the construction of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Greece, the latest recognition of its … Read the full press release