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MEDOCHEMIE was established in 1976 in Cyprus by Dr. Andreas Pittas and is still driven by the philosophy to provide every human being around the globe with quality and affordable drug treatment in a manner that supports sustainability. Today, Medochemie Ltd has eleven manufacturing plants and facilities. Nine are in Cyprus, one in the Netherlands and one in Vietnam. Medochemie is a founding member of the European Generic Medicines Association (EGA).

RCB Bank Ltd is a major international bank and one of the leading banks in the financial sector of Cyprus. Founded in 1995, RCB Bank Ltd is one of the best-known banks in Cyprus, a bank that enjoys the trust and respect of clients and partners in Cyprus and overseas, which has evolved from a small international banking unit, into Cyprus's second largest bank by volume of assets.

Alpha Bank Cyprus Ltd operates in Cyprus since 1998 and is a full subsidiary of the Alpha Bank Group, one of the leading groups in the financial sector in Greece, with a strong presence in the local and international market. Through a modern Branch network, Alpha Bank Cyprus Ltd provides a wide range of products and services, which respond to the demands of its customers. Moreover, it ensures a good working environment for its employees, cares for the environment, and supports social and cultural development.

The Bank of Cyprus was founded in 1899 and it is a member of the Bank of Cyprus Group, the largest banking and financial services group in Cyprus. The Group offers a wide range of financial products and services including banking services, fundings, factoring, investment services, management of funds, general and life insurances. The central role of the Bank in the Cyprus economy was recognized by the Award Best Bank in Cyprus 2015, by the global prestigious magazine Euromoney which named the Bank of Cyprus as the Best Bank of Cyprus.

Founded in 1963, the Cyprus Development Bank (cdbbank) is today one of the island's primary financial institutions dedicated to satisfying the needs of business clients. The bank's aim is to build on the strengths that have developed in the course of the organisation's history and to bring cdbbank even closer to Cypriot and international businessmen by providing a whole range of new and innovative financial services and products.

The Hellenic Bank Group commenced operations in 1976. In a relatively short period of time, it managed to establish itself as one of the largest banking and financial institutions in Cyprus. The Helllenic Bank Group enjoys a network of over 60 branches in Cyprus, employing 1400 people. The Hellenic Bank also operates four Representative Offices, one in Moscow and one in St Petersburg in the Russian Federation; one in Kiev in Ukraine and in Johannesburg, in the Republic of South Africa.

Royal Crown Insurance is one of the most reputable Non-Life Insurance Companies in Cyprus. It offers a wide range of innovative, straightforward insurance products and high quality, professional and speedy service through its continuously trained and educated staff, consultants and associates. Especially renowned for the integrity with which claims are settled, it collaborates with the largest European reinsurance companies and is a Global Partner of the Royal&SunAlliance network. Its procedures and practices are certified by Lloyd’s Quality Register System ISO 9001-2000.

Founded in 1977 by Mr Sotos Lois, LOIS Builders Ltd is one of the most established and highly regarded construction companies in Cyprus. Counting almost four decades of operation, LOIS Builders has obtained the highest standards in quality implementation. Moreover, the company has successfully achieved an on-going impressive growth within a very competitive environment. With a remarkable portfolio of over 200 high profile projects LOIS Builders is rightfully regarded as one of the most reputable companies in the Cypriot construction industry. Furthermore, for the past 4 years, the company has expanded its activities abroad, with significant projects already completed in Saudi Arabia.

Muskita is considered one of the most technologically advanced industries in Europe in the design, extrusion, anodization, electrostatic painting and commercialization of aluminium products. Having established two aluminium presses, a robotic anodizing unit, a vertical electrostatic painting unit and a robotic storage system, Muskita is now a state of the art leader in the aluminium sector. Honored several times with the export award of the EU, the 1st Cyprus Innovation Award and the Saving Energy Award, consistently commits in technology to provide high quality products.

H.E. Dr. Vassiliou, Doctor in Economics, was the third President of the Republic of Cyprus. He also served as member of the House of Representatives. He was appointed as Chief Negotiator for Cyprus' accession to the European Union, responsible for all the work of harmonization and the adoption and implementation of the acquis communautaire. Mrs. Androulla Vassiliou served as European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth and as Commissioner for Health. She was twice elected to the Cypriot House of Representatives and she was active in the field of international affairs and human rights as President of the UN Association of Cyprus and of the World Federation of UN Associations. She currently chairs the Board of Trustees of the Bank of Cyprus Oncology Center.

The mission of Dino Leventis was the survival of genos, the knowledge, language and spirituality of the Greek people. Through the A. G. Leventis Foundation, he oversaw the opening of exhibitions halls of Cypriot antiquities at many internationally renowned museums. He co-founded the London's Hellenic Centre and the Hellenic College, a school for London's Greek and Cypriot children. He served as Cyprus's honorary Unesco ambassador and he was a founding board member of the University of Cyprus.

IBM Cyprus is present in the country since 1963 and has a long standing business and technological heritage. It is an innovation company, serving the needs of enterprises and institutions worldwide. IBM seeks to deliver clients success by enabling their own capacity to innovate, so that they may differentiate their organizations to create a unique competitive advantage. To help its clients achieve growth, productivity, efficiency, and the realization of greater value through innovation, IBM draws upon the world’s leading systems, software and services capabilities to turn enterprises of all sizes, in every major industry, into on demand businesses.

NUOVA S.TE.I.M. put its experience and its know-how in research, experimentation and development of projects in the alternative energy sources, especially solar concentration. In 2003 the NUOVA S.TE.I.M. installed the experimental solar concentration at the Casaccia Center of ENEA with periodic replacement of pipes and receivers, mirrors and handling systems. It also performs plant and maintenance activities and production of steel drums approved for the transport of dangerous goods, solid and liquid. The versatility of its production lines allows NUOVA S.TE.IM to produce also carpentry, facilities, equipment and skid.

Chr. Mavromatis (pumps) Ltd is the evolution of Chr. Mavromatis & Son Ltd, founded in 1965 by Mr. Chrisilios Mavromatis. The vision and aim of its founder was the specialization in the field of submersible and surface pumps for irrigation. Originally the company was producing its own pumps and in 1967 it began to collaborate with GRUNDFOS Denmark. In 2003, the new company was founded and it deals exclusively with the GRUNDFOS products. Today it has the leading role in the market of pumps in Cyprus and has a wide base of outstanding collaborators island wise.

Interorient Shipmanagement was founded in 1979 and today prides itself as being one of the leaders in quality ship management in the shipping industry with a long and successful history. The company’s infrastructure of ship management and manning agencies worldwide maintains the highest degree of operational and safety integrity over a managed fleet of more than 100 vessels with over 3,000 employees onboard and ashore. The company places great emphasis on its employees, its human capital, and enjoys a high degree of employee retention and loyalty both in its branch offices and amongst its seafarers.

NA Segiou Construction & RenovationNA Sergiou Construction and Renovation was established in 2009 and is a full-service construction company in Cyprus. With extensive experience in the industry, the company is committed on delivering quality and cost-efficient projects on time and on budget. It offers a wide range of services including Construction Services, Renovation, Building Maintenance, Mechanical and Electrical Services, Interior & Exterior Paint. Always responsive to the customer’s needs, the company strives to continuously improve its suite of services by constructing sustainable, safe, high quality and cost-effective homes, through a process of consultation and innovation.

Noble EnergyNoble Energy (NYSE: NBL) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company committed to meeting the world’s growing energy needs and delivering leading returns to shareholders. The company operates a high-quality portfolio of assets onshore in the United States and offshore in the Eastern Mediterranean and off the west coast of Africa. Founded more than 85 years ago, Noble Energy is guided by its values, its commitment to safety, and respect for stakeholders, communities and the environment.

TotalEnergies is a global multi-energy company that produces and markets energies on a global scale: oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gases, renewables and electricity. Our 105,000 employees are committed to energy that is ever more affordable, cleaner, more reliable and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in more than 130 countries, TotalEnergies puts sustainable development in all its dimensions at the heart of its projects and operations to contribute to the well-being of people.