CyHRMA 30yrs Charity Gala

On Thursday, May 19th, 2022, in the context of the celebrations for the 30th anniversary of the Cyprus Human Resource Management Association and the International Human Resources Day, in the presence of more than 150 Members and friends of the Association, a charity gala was held.

The Ktima Kousioumis in a beautifully decorated space, welcomed the guests with a glass of champagne, accompanied by the music of the violinist Lia.

The rich buffet was prepared and after everyone was served with the excellent dishes, Eleana Agrotou, Member of the CyHRMA Board, welcomed the attendees and then invited the President of the Board, Mrs. Elena Stavrinou, to address a short greeting.

This was followed by a brief review of the 30 years of history of the Association by Ms. Elena Stavrinou, where she referred to its establishment in 1991, the collaborations with various global and local agencies, as well as the activities / events of the Association. In addition, she referred to the future picture and the strategic decisions that are expected to be implemented.

On that important night, the former Presidents of all the CyHRMA Boards of Directors, could not help but be honored for their contribution to the work of the Association.

The following people were honored:

  1. Mikis Sparsis: He served as President between 1991-1992, 1992-1993, 1993-1995 – His son Mr. Dimitris Sparsis received the award on his behalf
  2. Christos Taliadoros: He served as President between 1995-1997
  3. Philippos Pattouras: He served as President between 1997-1999, 1999-2001 – his wife Maria Pattoura received the award on his behalf
  4. Artemis Artemiou: He served as President between 2001-2003, 2003-2005, 2005-2007, 2007- June 2008
  5. Costas Papakyriacou: He served as President between July 2008-June 2009, 2009-2011
  6. Chris Mathas: She served as President between 2011-2013
  7. George Pantelides: He served as President between 2013-2015, 2015-2017
  8. Panayiotis Thrasyvoulou: He served as President between 2017-2019, 2019-2021

In a short speech, they all thanked the Association and the Board of Directors for this initiative and for the work that continues to be performed with the same zeal and success.

May 20th, is the celebration of the International Human Resources Day and the President of the European Association for People Management (EAPM), through a short video greeted the attendees of the gala, emphasizing and acknowledging the importance of the work done by the ΗR professionals. The guests of the gala expressed their opinion, in a few words, on cards found in front of them on their table, about how they believe HR is shaping the new future.

Afterward, the guests enjoyed Hovig’s band entertainment program and the photographer did not stop photographing everyone’s smiles.

Our warm thanks to the Ktima Kousioumis and to the contributors of the night, but mainly warm thanks to those who attended to one of the most important nights of our Association!