Polish Business Club chose Olympic Casino the most successful newcomer in Poland

Posted on 31.01.2008

Poland’s oldest and most renowned business organization emphasized Olympic Casino’s successful entry to the Polish market, effective debut on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and excellent business results achieved in a short period of time.

According to Armin Karu, Chairman of the Management Board of Olympic Entertainment Group, the recognition of Polish businessmen is a major honor. “We prepared our entry into the Polish market long and hard and we are very proud that our success has also been recognized by the local business elite,” Karu commented.

Polish Business Club (Polski Klub Biznesu) has been recognizing the most prominent businessmen and companies since 1990. In addition to the newcomer’s title the Club awards the company of the year, the best product, the best male business executive and the best female business executive of the year.

Moreover, the Polish Business Club nominates every year a person who has contributed most to the general development of the Polish economy. This year this award known as the Oscar of the Polish Business Club went to Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Inc, and to Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, Polish politician, state secretary, history lecturer and writer. In earlier years the nominees have been Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, Valdas Adamkus, Pat Cox, Lech Walesa, Javier Solana, etc.

At the ceremony held last weekend the awards for the best enterprises in Poland in 2007 went to Vienna Insurance Group, J.W.Construction Holding Inc and Mlekovita Capital Group.

Olympic Entertainment Group that operates under the brand of Olympic Casino is the largest casino entertainment provider in the region, employing a total of around 3,800 people. OEG is full member of the European Casino Association. Today the Group operates casinos in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Romania and Poland, and has set up a subsidiary in Slovakia. Shares of OEG are traded on the main lists of the Tallinn Stock Exchange and the Warsaw Stock Exchange.

Additional information:

Andri Avila
Member of the Management Board
Olympic Entertainment Group
Phone + 372 667 1250

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