Rumen Yantchev - Mr. Economy for the 2nd time
Mr. / Mrs. Economy national contest took place on 29th January 2009 in Sheraton Hotel. Organizers were the Economics Magazine and the Bulgarian Industrial Capital Association.
In the category "Contribution to the development of Bulgarian non-banking sector”, “The fisherman and the golden fish" statuette for the second time was awarded to Mr Rumen Yantchev - Chief Executive and Chairman of the Management Board of Bulstrad Insurance Plc. He won the Mr. Economy prize in 2005.
Again, this year the winners in the contest were nominated by specially established experts committee, including over 280 distinguished persons in the sphere of economics, business, finances, politics, media etc.
The experts made their choice through filling in inquiry forms with the names of the publicly appointed and announced nominees in the three categories. The procedure on receiving and processing of the inquiry forms was carried out by Dokovska, Atanasov & Partners Law Firm.
The other winners were:
Engineer Vanio Alexiev - Manager of Biomet won the prize in the category for overall contribution to the development of Bulgarian economy, competing with Ivan Genov - Manager of Kozloduy nuclear power plant and Garabed Minasian from the Economic Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Science.
In the category "Contribution to the Bulgarian industry", "The fisherman and the golden fish" statuette took Nikola Dobrev - Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KCM Plc Plovdiv.
Miglena Tacheva - Minister of Justice won the special prize for development of the business environment.