Maxim Behar re-elected into the Board of the Business Leaders Forum
May 30, 2018, Sofia.
Bulgarian PR expert and diplomat Maxim Behar was re-elected as a member of the Management Board of the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum (BBLF). He was among the founders of the Forum 20 years ago, he was also its chairman for two mandates from 2001 to 2007, and then Vice-President for two more mandates and since then has invariably been a board member. In 2007 it was officially announced that Maxim Behar is also a lifetime honorary member of the Forum, for his outstanding contribution to establishing the Forum as a leading organization in the field of ethical business and corporate social responsibility.
"It is recognition, honor, and responsibility for me. Changes are coming for the better, there are upcoming new projects and I am convinced that the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum will continue to be a leading business organization in Bulgaria, "Behar said.
Levon Hampartzoumian, Chief Executive Officer of UniCredit Bulbank, was elected Vice-Chairman of the Forum, and Zoya Paunova, Chief Executive Officer of Astra Zeneca Bulgaria, and Boryana Manolova, Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Bulgaria, renewed their mandates in the Board.
Now the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum brings together more than 120 leading Bulgarian and foreign companies and is a leading organization in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility in Bulgaria. It is part of the International Business Leaders Forum and annually organizes prestigious corporate social responsibility awards, something unique for Bulgaria.
The board of the organization is committed to promoting and popularizing good practices of companies, conducting a constructive dialogue with all stakeholders and asserting the interests of its members.
About Maxim Behar:
Maxim Behar is a Bulgarian businessman, journalist and diplomat. Besides being CEO of the leading Bulgarian PR agency M3 Communications Group, Inc. he also runs the Czech office of the world's largest PR corporation, Hill + Knowlton Strategies. He is Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Seychelles in Bulgaria. He is Chairman of the World Communications Forum Board in Davos, Switzerland, and at the end of 2017 he ended his term as President of the World PR Organization ICCO.
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