New York.- The Cyprus U.S. Chamber of Commerce held its membership meeting on September 14, 2009 at the Cyprus House in New York hosted by the Cyprus Trade Commission. The meeting is held for the purpose of reviewing the Chamber’s activities and electing the Board of Directors and officers for the next two years.
The outgoing President, Mr. Peter Kakoyiannis, partner at Eiseman, Levine, Lehrhaupt & Kakoyiannis thanked everyone for their participation in all of the Chamber’s activities and reported on the Chamber’s events.
The Chairman, Mr. Andreas Comodromos, President of Comodromos Associates also gave a brief report on the Chamber’s role in the community.
Mr. Dennis Droushiotis, President of Equis Trading Inc., was elected as the new president of the Chamber by a unanimous vote.
Elected Officers are:
Chairman, Andreas D. Comodromos, President of Comodromos Associates, Inc.
Vice President, Vassos Vassiliou, a Vice President of Radian Guaranty, Inc.
Secretary, Nick Karacostas, Sr. Vice President of Arch Insurance Group and President of the Order of Ahepea
Kyriacos Skevas, CPA., President of Kyriacos Skevas Accounting
The following have been elected to the Board of Directors:
Peter Kakoyiannis, Esq., partner at Eiseman, Levine, Lehrhaupt & Kakoyiannis
Philip Christopher – President & CEO of Personal Communications Devices
Renos Georgiou – President of Reno Construction Corp.
Charis Lapas – Princial of G.P. Enterprises land developing
Nikos Mouyiaris – Presidentof MANA Products
Peter Papanicolaou – President of JF Contracting
Theo David – President of Theo David Associates
Joanna Savvides – President of Transworld Ventures, Inc.
Theana Iordanou – Vice President of AIU Holdings Corp., NY Region
Costa Kensington, member of Anderson, Kill & Olick was appointed as Legal Counsel. Despina Axiotakis is the Executive Director.
Droushiotis told the Greek News, that the Chamber it’s entering its 11th year since it has been organized.
“I have taken over as president as of September 14th with quite a lot of support from the board of directors and our membership. I am also taking over from two previous presidents who have led the Chamber to where it is now, at its highest level with its membership and to one of its highest level in revenue.
We are hopping because of Peter Kakoyiannis’ hard work as past president and our past president Andy Comodromos that we will able with the board of directors to undertake new vital activities which we hope will promote not only trade between Cyprus and the U.S. but also our Cypriot American businessman here in U.S. and the members of the Chamber.”
On November 2nd, the Chamber is doing a wine tasting with the cooperation of the Hellenic American Chamber of Commerce, promoting Hellenic and Cypriot wines.
“Then we are embarking a program of having at least eight events between now and the end of June, which are geared specifically to enhancing economic relations between Cyprus and the U.S. but most importantly between Cypriot American and American businessmen and businessmen in Cyprus”, Droushiotis added.