“Distinguished Greek Personalities” Stamp Series, featuring John Catsimatidis

By: Aphrodite Kotrotsios, Co-Publisher

catsimatidis-john-stampimg_2062-1On September 1, 2016, John Catsimatidis, founder of the Red Apple group, received the prestigious entrepreneurship award of The International Foundation for Greece.  The event was held at the marvelous Acropolis Museum.  Alongside Mr. Catsimatidis, Dr. Peter H. Diamandis, Rita Wilson, Costa-Gravaras, and George Stephanopoulos were also honored.

The Greek Post Office (ELTA) has inducted these recipients into the “Distinguished Greek Personalities” series in which each recipient will be honored by their own special stamp.

The International Foundation for Greece Awards were created to honor Greeks outside of Greece, who uphold the Hellenic principles and ideals within their work.


IFG Awards 2016

Arts & Letters: Costa-Gavras

Science: Dr. Peter H. Diamandis

Entrepreneurship: John A. Catsimatidis

Film & Theatre: Rita Wilson

Media: George Stephanopoulos