Valentin Panayotovmedia and banking expert
Valentin Panayotov is a prominent journalist and publisher, who has moved up the entire career ladder in the Bulgarian daily press. He is one of the founders of “Money” newspaper and its publisher until 2010. Valentin Panayotov has realized one of the most successful business partnerships in the new Bulgarian press – with the large Scandinavian publishing group Bonnier. Valentin Panayotov is the founder of the Union of Publishers in Bulgaria and the Union of Employers – today’s Confederation of Employers and Industrialists in Bulgaria. He was also a Member of the Board of the Association of Industrial Capital and of the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum. Since 2010, Valentin has been Chairman of the Board of Bank of the Year Association, a non-governmental organization that works with banks, studies various aspects of the market in Bulgaria, organizes profiled events, and presents the popular Bank of the Year awards.