HACC PERSON OF THE YEAR AWARD
The Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce has always been determined to honor individuals who share its interest in cultivating and supporting a legacy of excellence in business culture and the Greek-American community.
The Person of the Year Award is given annually to such an individual at our Dinner Gala.
In previous years, we have honored many Greek Americans, as well as Greek Nationals, who have supported our vision.
2019 Nicolas A. Vernikos, President International Chamber of Commerce; President, Vernikos Maritime
2017 Polys Hajioannou, Chief Executive Officer Safe Bukers, Inc.
2016 Nitsa Logothetis, Founder & Executive Chairperson of Seleni Institute
2015 Andreas C. Dracopoulos, Co-President & Member of the Board, Stavros Niarchos Foundation
2014 Robert D.Somerville, Former Chairman & CEO, American Bureau of Shipping
2013 Robert G. Shaw, Managing Director, Sea Trade Holdingr Inc.
2012 Spyros M. Polemis, Chairman &Managing Director, Seacrest Shipping Co., Ltd
2011 John A. Angelicoussis, Chairman & CEO, Angelicoussis Shipping Group Ltd
2010 Sophocles N Zoullas, Chairman & CEO, Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc.
2009 Clay Maitland, Managing Partner, International Registries Inc.
2008 George M. Marcus, Chairman, The Marcus & Millichap Company
2007 Angeliki Frangou, Chairman & CEO Navios Maritime Holdings Inc.
2006 C. Dean Metropoulos, Chairman & CEO C Dean Metropoulos & Company
2005 Costas Kondylis, Principle, Costas Kondylis & Partners LLP
2004 Peter C. Georgiopoulos, Chairman, CEO & President, General Maritime Corp.
2003 Dora Bakoyianni, Mayor, City of Athens
2002 James N. Gianopulos, Chairman, Fox Filmed Entertainment
2001 Christos M. Cotsakos, CEO, E*Trade Group, Inc.
2000 John J. Steitz, Jr., Thomas Cook & Son