Emerging markets are ever at the forefront of creating disruptive ways of engaging entrepreneurship and have long since embraced putting entrepreneurial talent in the driver’s seat of economic growth.
To supplement the release of the global ranking for attracting talent in this year’s Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI), Adecco Group has chosen to highlight the Top CEE Entrepreneurs who have played a key role in shaping their markets in Central, Eastern Europe.
Adecco Group is proud to announce the Top Entrepreneurs of CEE (only covering locations where Adecco Group has presence and visibility of the market).
“Encouraging entrepreneurship is a cornerstone of Adecco Group’s core values and these entrepreneurs have been be chosen based on how they have disrupted their market, made valid social impact, speed of growth and most importantly for their focus on talent & workplace vitality – attracting, retaining & fostering entrepreneurial spirit from within.”, says Angelo Lo Vecchio, Head of Eastern Europe, Middle East and North Africa.
What were the main parameters for choosing these entrepreneurs?
- Competitive Advantage
- Customer Satisfaction
- Growth in Market
- Company size evolution
- Talent focused Metrics
With a specific focus on what Adecco Group likes to call ‘Talent Champions’, without much ado here is the list of Top CEE Entrepreneurs:
Ali Servet Eyuboglu – English Ninjas
Alexandra Stroe – Bookster
Alexandru Paduraru – Creative Tim
Andrei Botescu – Atelierele Pegas
Andrzej Talarek – InterPhone Service
Daniel Santa – Comparty
Dobrivoje Andrejić – DobDive doo
Darko Nikolić – Alda Robotics
Darja Čakar – Aristotel
Irena Bohinjec Uršič, Igor Bohinjec – Fraktal
Gizem Yasa – 24 Saatte Iş
Karina Kucharska – Stefaniak – SEW-EURODRIVE POLAND
Kostapanos Miliaresis – Ethelon
Lucyna Pasternak –PZL ŚWIDNIK
Leandros & Vassilis Karakatsanis – Dust + Cream
Irena Horvat-Žnidaršič – Potenza Innova
Milan Ristić – Linija Tip doo
Mihai Toader Pasti & Claudiu Butacu – EfdeN
Melania Damian – Sloop (Loja fructelor)
Mircea Capatana – Smart Bill
Nikola Ćurčić – Trusteed doo
Periklis Venieris – Green Cola
Panagiotis Madamopoulos-Moraris – ReGeneration
Radu Savapol – 5 to go
Samet Ensar Sarı – Altavia Dekatlon
Thomas and George Douzis – Ergon
Tomasz Jeziorkowski – TPV DISPLAYS POLAND
Konstantinos Mylonas, Cluster Head Adecco Group Greece and Bulgaria, said: “It is a great pleasure for us to see so many names from Greece on this list. It is indicative of the positive progress in the field of entrepreneurship in our country. The fact that we had so many entrepreneurs that have been distinguished in this list makes us proud and we hope this number will grow even more in the future! “
From Greece, the entrepreneurs included in the list are: Kostapanos Milliresis from Ethelon Leandros and Vassilis Karakatsanis from Dust + Cream, Pericles Venieris from Green Cola and Thomas & George Douzis from Ergon. These chosen entrepreneurs will be welcome partners of Adecco Group for the year, offering an in-depth insight into how to turn entrepreneurial potential into entrepreneurial success in the region from being part of our youth leadership & CSR programs to receiving advice from start-ups acquired by Adecco group on scaling up.