Following the success of the previous editions of the initiative, the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum (BBLF) held its annual meeting with foreign ambassadors for the fifth year on 1 July 2021. Official speakers included Svetlan Stoev, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Assen Vassilev, Minister of Finance, Irena Mladenova, Deputy Minister of Economy, and Zaritsa Dinkova, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs. The meeting's diplomatic partner was German Ambassador Christoph Eichhorn. The discussion was attended by heads of missions and senior diplomats of 33 countries, as well as CEOs of more than 40 leading companies from BBLF‘s responsible business community (more).
Anton Panayotov was elected deputy chair, and five members were elected to the Management Board by the General Assembly of BBLF on 1 June 2021 (more).
On 20 April the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum held a virtual meeting for member and partner companies with Dr. Rob Dixon. Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Bulgaria talked to CEO and top executives of nearly 40 companies of BBLF’s responsible business community (more).
Prof. Todor Kantardjiev, MD, PhD, DSc, director of the National Centre of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases and member of the National Operational HQ, was the speaker of our online discussion on 23 March, part of a series of discussions for member and partner companies on the COVID situation and its impact on people and businesses (more).
Associate Professor Angel Kunchev, chief state health inspector and member of the national operational HQ and Dr Alexander Simidchiev, a well-known pulmonologist and healthcare professional were the two guest speakers of our online discussion on 19 February. CEOs and senior executives of more than 45 companies from BBLF’s responsible business community joined the discussion (more).