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14 successful companies officially Joined BBLF, the Responsible Business Community

September 27, 2023
14 successful companies officially Joined BBLF, the Responsible Business Community

Introducing New Members is a high-profile platform for networking and sharing best practices within the BBLF community

At a ceremony, the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum (BBLF), an established business association that promotes and encourages transparent governance, corporate social responsibility and sustainable development of the private sector, welcomed its new members. 14 successful Bulgarian and international companies and organisations from various industries have officially become part of BBLF, the responsible business community. The meeting is traditionally held at the beginning of the new business season to showcase the companies that have joined the Forum in the last 6 months and guests have the exclusive opportunity to share best practices, experience and partnership ideas.

More than 80 representatives of more than 70 companies attended the event on 26 September 2023 at Megapark in Sofia. They were welcomed by BBLF Chair Levon Hampartzoumian who pointed out the leading role of responsible businesses in creating a sustainable economy and a favourable social environment.

The following new member companies were introduced by their CEOs and top executives:

  • Amusnet – Liliya Chatalbasheva, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
  • Copsa Winery – Petya Minkova, owner and CEO
  • The Financial Times (Bulgaria) – Iravan Hira, General Manager
  • Investbank – Svetoslav Milanov, Chair of the Management Board and CEO
  • Komarevski Dimitrov & Partners, Attorneys-at-law – Venelin Dimitrov, Managing Partner
  • Leinonen Bulgaria – Albena Stoyanova, General Manager
  • MAI Spedition – Ivan Dimitrov, Owner and CEO
  • National Network for Children – Maria Brestnichka, Child Policies Director
  • Roche Bulgaria – Hesham Sabry, General Manager
  • Sirma Business Consulting – Alexander Stanev, Group CTO Financial Industry at Sirma Group Holding
  • Tavex – Max Baklayan, CEO
  • TeamUp – Mila Petrova, CEO
  • Telematic Interactive Bulgaria – Lachezar Petrov, Execuutive Director
  • ThingsLog – Nikolay Milovanov, Co-founder and CEO

They presented their priorities and best practice in support of people, nature and society, and received an official BBLF membership certificate and a copy of the Business Ethics Standard. The document, developed by the organisation in 2001, is a voluntary commitment by companies to abide by 10 basic principles of business ethics.   

The host of the ceremony was Ganiela Angelova, TV host of Bulgaria ON AIR television.

The evening ended with a networking cocktail for informal meetings and conversations, and a lottery with worthy and attractive items donated by BBLF members.

Special thanks to:

Partners BAT Bulgaria, Mussala Insurance Broker

Lottery prize donors Tavex, Hyatt Regency Pravets Resort, Hyatt Regency Sofia, Unique Estates, Lion’s Head, Ecopharm, Copsa Winery, Chateau Copsa, VIVACOM, PwC’s Academy, Bagri Farm, Investbank, Alliance Print, Lidl, Lindstrom, National Network for Children