A meeting with His Eminence the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Mr. Ieronymos had a delegation of executives from the Piraeus Port Authority / PPA S.A. – COSCO SHPPING which was consisted by Mr. Savvas Sanodizis, Manager of the Board of Directors Secretariat, Public and Investor Relations, Ms. Zoe Athanasoglou, Manager of Free Zone and other Customs Procedures and Mr. Nektarios Demenopoulos, Deputy Manager of the Board of Directors Secretariat, Public and Investor Relations.
The Piraeus Port Authority / PPA S.A. – COSCO SHPPING supports the humanitarian and social work of the Charitable Organization "MISSION" of the Holy Archdiocese of Athens, by providing storage space for humanitarian aid aiming at covering needs from natural disasters in Greece and abroad.
The Archbishop Mr. Ieronymos, in recognition of this contribution and social support to the work of "MISSION", offered an honorary plaque for the Chairman of the Board of Directors of PPA S.A. Mr. Yu Zenggang.
Mr. Nektarios Demenopoulos, on behalf of PPA, offered commemorative albums to the Archbishop and to the General Manager of "MISSION", Mr. Konstantinos Dimtsas. The meeting attended the General Manager of "MISSION" Mr. Konstantinos Dimtsas and the Public Relations Officer of the Organization, Mr. Ioannis Petalas. During the meeting, the social responsibility program of PPA S.A was presented, which is part of a wider corporate responsibility strategy and includes a series of important initiatives and actions aimed at strengthening and wider support of the local community, the port's neighboring municipalities and its employees.
An indicative example is the systematic cooperation of PPA S.A. with the Holy Diocese of Piraeus for the support of the Diocese's charity work through the strengthening of the charity meals, as well as the gifts’ offer to children of families in the wider area of Piraeus. Also, PPA S.A. supports the local Social Groceries and contributes on a monthly basis for the purchase of necessary products and food for their operation.
The delegation of PPA S.A. pointed out to His Eminence their support for the work of "MISSION", highlighting the importance of bringing together all forces of social contribution. Finally, they congratulated the Management of "MISSION" for its executives and people, who, inspired and dedicated, fulfill their duty of strengthening social protection and social cohesion.