The Europe Director of The Banker Handed Giorgi Kadagidze The Award The Central Banker of The Year 2014 For Europe
13 May, 2015
On May 13, within the framework of the EBRD Annual Meeting, Stefanie Linhardt, Europe Editor of the world’s leading financial magazine The Banker handed the Governor of the National Bank of Georgia the award - The Central Banker of the Year 2014 for Europe.
World's leading financial magazine The Banker, owned by Financial Times Group, named Giorgi Kadagidze, Governor of National Bank of Georgia as the Central Banker of the year 2014 for Europe.
Governor of the National Bank of Georgia thanked Stefanie Linhardt for visiting the National Bank and for award handover.
“I would like to express my gratitude to the whole NBG team. This nomination is the recognition and estimation of high professionalism, responsibility and patriotism of each of you.
The recognition of the National Bank by such popular and prestigious publication as it is The Banker, is the significant success for the country. It is the massage for the investors that there are developed and strong institutions based on international standards in this country. This is the sign that the financial sector of the country is credible and worthy partner for any western type organization.
It is obvious that the Georgian citizens have many social problems today and they expect us to solve these problems instead of our awards and congratulations. However it must be noted that the solution to a problem is exactly in strong institutions where the officials with responsibility make decisions favourable to the country and to the citizen as well. I am proud of the team of the National Bank of Georgia. I congratulate you once again”, - the Governor of the NBG stated.
One of the foremost world publications every year selects and awards best financial institutions and central bankers in 149 countries. The Central Bank Governor of the Year awards celebrate the officials that have best managed to stimulate growth and stabilise their economy.
Last year, Miroslav Singer, Governor of Czech National Bank was named the Central Banker of the Year by The Banker.
The Banker is the world's premier banking and finance resource, read in over 180 countries.