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HABA Honors Dr. Costis Maglaras, Dean of Columbia Business School at 38th Anniversary Event

By on October 30, 2022

HABA (Hellenic American Association for Professionals in Finance) honored Dr. Costis Maglaras, Dean of Columbia Business School (CBS) and the David and Lyn Silfen Professor of Business at Columbia University, as its 2022 Executive of the Year, held at the Union League Club of New York.

From left, Eugenia Valliades, Alexandros Papadopoulos, Fanny Trataros, Emmanuel Caravanos, James Gerkis, Costas Kellas, the Honorre Dr. Costis Maglaras, HABA President Robert Savage, Niki Kouri-Maglaras, Demetri Papacostas, Maria Vassalou, Kondilia Parissi, Chris Thomas

From left, Eugenia Valliades, Alexandros Papadopoulos, Fanny Trataros, Emmanuel Caravanos, James Gerkis, Costas Kellas, the Honorre Dr. Costis Maglaras, HABA President Robert Savage, Niki Kouri-Maglaras, Demetri Papacostas, Maria Vassalou, Kondilia Parissi, Chris Thomas; PHOTO: ETA PRESS

A cocktail and networking reception took place during which Dr. Maglaras was honored.  Greek dignitaries were in attendance as guests of honor.

Since 1992, HABA has honored prominent Greek American Executives in business, private and public sectors who have distinguished themselves. Prior to becoming Dean of Columbia Business School, Dr. Maglaras served as chair of the Decision, Risk & Operations division at CBS, Director of the CBS’ doctoral program, and as member of the executive committee of Columbia University’s Data Science Institute. Outside of CBS, his experience has focused on financial technology, asset management and digital technology.

James Gerkis, Ariadne Panagopoulou, Keith Goggin

James Gerkis, Ariadne Panagopoulou, Keith Goggin; PHOTO: ETA PRESS

Dr. Maglaras received his BS in Electrical Engineering from Imperial College, London, and his MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

Niki Kouri-Maglaras, Costis Maglaras

Niki Kouri-Maglaras, Costis Maglaras; PHOTO: ETA PRESS

HABA was established in 1982 to promote the professional and educational interests of Hellenic-Americans and Philhellenes involved in finance. Its active membership includes executives involved in finance from banking, asset management, fund management, financial risk, technology, law, property, to insurance and more. HABA serves its membership through sponsoring lectures, seminars and opportunities to create fellowship.

Alexandros Papadopoulos, Loukas Tasigianis

Alexandros Papadopoulos, Loukas Tasigianis; PHOTO: ETA PRESS

HABA Officers are: Robert Savage, President, Chris Thomas, Vice President, Costas Kellas, Treasurer, and Panagiota Mahendru, Secretary. The Board of Directors is comprised by Emmanuel Caravanos,  James P. Gerkis, Nick Lionas, Demetri Papacostas, Alexandros Papadopoulos, Kondilia Parissi, Loukas Tasigianis and Fanny Trataros.

PHOTO: ETA PRESS

PHOTO: ETA PRESS

For more information on HABA, its website is haba.org

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