On Saturday, November 7, 2015, Hellenic Public Radio-Cosmos FM 91.5 presented the 2015 Phidippides Award to Mr. Nikos Mouyiaris for his passionate advocacy of Hellenism
The event took place at Terrace on the Park, Queens, NY
Chairman: Philip Christopher-PSEKA President
Co-Chairman: Endy Zemenides- HALC Executive Director
Journal Chairman: Nicos Nicolaou
Mistress of Ceremonies: Nicole Petallides
Music by: Grigoris Maninakis & The Mikrokosmos Ensemble
Entrepreneur, innovator and philanthropist, Nikos Mouyiaris is Founder and CEO of Mana Products, Inc., one of the world’s leading contract and private label cosmetics manufacturers. Established in 1975 with $6,000.00 that Nikos borrowed from his brother, Apostolos, Mana Products today employs over 800 people and is a partner to many of the world’s largest global beauty brands. A graduate of St. John’s University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, and Rutgers University with a Master of Science, Nikos is a visionary business and community leader.
Nikos is also passionate and steadfast in his support of issues of concern to Greece and Cyprus. He is founder of the Hellenic American Leadership Council, and is on the board of the Coordinated Effort of Hellenes, the Hellenic Initiative, and the Pancyprian Association of America, among others. His philanthropic endeavors include the Elytis Chair at Rutgers, Children’s SOS Villages in Greece, and other organizations in the States, Greece and Cyprus.