With the support of Emporiki Bank, the first permanent
exhibition hall of ERT (Public Broadcasting Corporation) Museum - Archive was
inaugurated yesterday, presenting to the public a range of rare and historical
machinery and items, coming from ERT historical archive, as a significant part
of the public radio and television history.
As it was highlighted in the event yesterday, Emporiki Bank,
strongly committed to its substantial contribution to the prominence of the
Greek cultural heritage, had the pleasure to support this initiative of ERT,
aiming at the maintenance and promotion of its unique archive material which
constitutes a legacy for future generations.
"The unique archive material of the Greek Radio and
Television traces the history of our country from the beginning of the 20th
century up to now and constitutes a "cultural treasury" in which the most
important political, economical, social and cultural events are maintained, as
having been recorded by ERT’s cameras and microphones". Mr. Pavlos
Dermenakis, Corporate Affairs and BoD Secretariat Division Manager stressed in
his address during yesterday’s inauguration..
Emporiki Bank Group
Emporiki Bank is member of Crédit Agricole, leader
in Universal Customer-Focused Banking in France and one of the major banking
groups in Europe, with 160,000 employees, 54 million customers and 11,500
branches in 70 countries.
Emporiki Bank has taken a significant hand in the
Greek economy for more than 100 years, constituting a reliable partner of
domestic households and businesses. Today Emporiki Bank Group employs
approximately 5.100 people and has 312 branches and 11 business centers
throughout Greece, along with a growing international retail network via the
Group’s subsidiaries in Cyprus, Albania, Romania and
Emporiki Bank, via its wide branch network, which
is being upgraded according to the high standards of a new, modern retail
branch model, and having the significant know-how and support of its parent
company, offers a wide range of innovative products and services covering the
current saving, financing and investment needs of its customers in Greece and
abroad, where both Emporiki and Crédit Agricole are present.