FT’s ‘Banker’ Magazine Names Staikouras as Finance Minister of the Year 2023 for Europe

January 3, 2023

LONDON – Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras was awarded the distinction of Finance Minister of the Year 2023 for Europe by the Financial Times Group’s ‘The Banker’ magazine on Tuesday.

In a statement, Staikouras called it a “distinction for Greece, which reflects the international community’s recognition and approval for the country’s progress and performance in the critical and repeatedly challenged field of the economy in recent years.”

The Greek FinMin said that the award “constitutes a recognition of the sacrifices of the Greek people, the adaptability and resilience of Greek businesses, and the hard work of the government of Kyriakos Mitsotakis.” As a result, he noted, “this is an award that belongs to all: state, citizens, and businesses.”


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