CEO Today - Middle East Awards 2023

Marina Zevedeou CEO of Aspen Trust Group Company Profile The Aspen Trust Group is one of the pioneers of the corporate service industry in Cyprus. Since the establishment of the Group in 1998, it provides financial advisory, consulting services and international structuring solutions to Corporates and High Net Worth Individuals. Specific services include the setup and management of entities globally, legal and administration services, banking and tax compliance, accounting, financial management and restructuring, re-domiciliation, patent registration, residency and immigration, cross-border mergers, family office services, intellectual property consulting and headquartering. At the Aspen Trust Group, we are passionately proactive, carefully reactive, and we hold our clients by the hand at all times. We understand that businesses and individuals see financial success as a way to provide security and support for their family, which is why we see our clients as our family. Since 1998, the vision of Aspen Trust Group is to be part of each client’s success story, and this is achieved by providing tailored solutions that are efficient and professional for our clients and then assists in the planning, implementation and management stages of business growth, navigating them carefully through the new legislations. Our company has worked one-on-one with corporate and private clients to provide strong, flexible, and evolving business solutions. This is the Aspen tree philosophy. Inspired by the connectivity network found in an Aspen Forest, the firm’s professionals work together with clients to understand and tailor multi-disciplinary services and grow the clients’ potential into a grove of business success. With its continued success and reliability, the Aspen Trust Group has recently been awarded the GOLD Award in the Citywealth International Financial Centres (IFC) Awards 2023 as the Trust Company of the Year (Mediterranean). About Marina Zevedeou Marina Zevedeou is an experienced professional with a demonstrated long history of more than 20 years working in the financial services sector. She is a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales with PWC, London. She is also a member of I.C.A.E.W., I.C.P.A.C., S.T.E.P., I.F.A., I.T.P.A., IR Global, Citywealth Her wealth of experience includes International Corporate Structuring Strategy & Planning, Financial and Management Reporting, Personal and Corporate Taxes, Group re-structuring, Mergers and Acquisitions, Family Office and Citizenship Services. As one of the founders and the CEO, she has not only navigated the group to the top of the financial services industry in Cyprus, but also set new standards in leadership when faced with global challenges such as the Covid-19 pandemic. This year, she received the Powerwomen Awards by Citywealth “2023 Mentor of the Year - GOLD”, “2023 Woman of the Year Cyprus - Silver” and “2023 Entrepreneurial Woman of the Year - Bronze” after receiving the Gold Powerwomen Award in 2022 as Woman of the Year – Leadership – Financial Organization (CEO and Board Member) in recognition of her efforts. Marina Zevedeou is the President of Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WICCI) – Cyprus and the Cyprus Country Chair of G100 Global Trade Wing, both organizations aiming to promote legislative changes to assist women in the world. She is also a board member of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Cyprus Women Network. B.Sc. (Hons), F.C.A. CEO Today Middle East Awards 2023 - CYPRUS - - 65 -

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