TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas, the leading Certification and Inspection Organization in Greece, has been distinguished for another year in the “Diamonds of the Greek Economy” event-institution of Greek business. The business excellence award ceremony, which took place on Wednesday on 14th of December 2022 at the Great Britain Hotel, was attended by representatives of the political world as well as executives of the most dynamic business groups and important institutions of the country.
TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas, with a presence of almost three decades in Greece, has been recognized among the leading companies of our country for its uninterrupted growth. Specifically, in 2021, it further strengthened its innovative, high-quality portfolio of services that addresses almost 40 sectors of the Greek economy. Leveraging the international expertise of TÜV AUSTRIA Group and its sound business foundations, it recorded a significant increase of 21.5% in turnover for the period 2020-2021, while earnings before tax (EBIT) increased by 73.1% compared to 2020.
At the same time, the company in 2022 expanded its footprint in the certification and analytics and testing market through two major acquisitions, ACTA and Food Allergens Labs (two legal entities from one in Greece and Cyprus), through the integration of which it strengthened the pillars of Professional Skills Certification and Laboratory Testing and Analysis in the fields of food safety and environmental testing. At the same time, by investing massively in human capital, the number of employees of the company has increased by 60% in the last 2 years, exceeding 200 permanent and exclusive employees and 235 external collaborators in 5 (five) different geographical locations in the Greek territory where it maintains local offices.
The “Diamonds of the Greek Economy 2022”, organized by “Naftemporiki”, rewarded companies that have shown the highest performance in 2021, mainly in terms of their net results, and which have served as role models for young entrepreneurs who claim a central role and a strong position in the market.
The CEO of TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas, Mr. Ioannis Kallias, said: “We are proud of our company’s distinction in the “Diamonds of the Greek Economy 2022. TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas continues to grow at all levels. And we are further proud because from this growth being reflected throughout our operations – both in the new innovative and pioneering services we create for all those who choose the strong name of TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas, and in our extended family of companies. During the last two years alone, we have increased our human resources by almost 60%, and recently, we have invested in the complete renovation as well as expansion of our office infrastructure to ensure for our people a perfect working environment according to the highest standards of quality, safety and respect for the environment. And we continue with innovation as our vehicle and safety as our destination to make a difference in Certification!”