Honorary Consul



Eng.  DIMITAR ATANASOV GORGIEV - Honorary Consul of Ukraine in Plovdiv
Born on 8 June 1951 in the village of Sinapovo, District of Yambol.
Education and qualification:
Higher Institute of Food Processing Industry (HIFPI) – Plovdiv, major  “Technology of essential oils in perfume and cosmetics industry”.
Professional career:
1991  – Establishes the company Rosa Impex Ltd – a Bulgarian manufacturer of cosmetic products.
2007 – Rosa Impex Ltd becomes an official supplier for Kremlin, Moscow.
Prizes:
2000  – He was awarded the title “Maecenas No 1 of Plovdiv”, also received the Prize “Plovdiv”, Honorary Sign of the city of Plovdiv for his long-term sponsor activity for the city.
2007  – He was awarded the medal “Peter I the Great” of the Russian Federation for his contribution to the Bulgarian -Russian relations.
March 2009  – He was awarded the title  «Citizen of Plovdiv for 2008 »
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009  – nominated for  “Businessman of Plovdiv and the region”
2010 – He won the Award of the Bulgarian Donation Forum for Corporate Donation for 2010 in the category “ Most generous Donor“. (For the campaign “ For One More Bulgarian Baby”)
Chairperson of the Association for development of Plovdiv and the Old Town – “Plovdiv – ancient and eternal”.
Fonder of the Association “St. Dimitar”.
Owner of the hotel complex Hissar- town of Hissar.
Co-owner of the milk-processing factory “Lacrima”AD-Pazardzhik, Plovdiv Municipality Television, “Custom’s Terminal“ – Plovdiv.
A member of Rotary Club Plovdiv – Puldin.
He contributes to the development of the Bulgarian – Ukrainian relations, sponsoring the creation of the monument of  Taras Shevchenko in Sofia, with his cooperation was established the exhibition “Execution by Hunger. The Unknown Genocide of Ukrainians 1932- 1933”; he also supported and assisted the opening of the exhibition of the Ukrainian artist Yona Lyudo, he welcomed Ukrainian artists in Bulgaria– namely the participants in the Festival of Chamber Music and the International Theatre Festival “ A stage at the Crossroad“ – he was also the general sponsor of these events. He welcomed the ensemble Zapovit of the city of Harkov in the spa complex of Hissar in 2010. He was the sponsor of the festival “ A week of Bulgarian Cinema “ in Kiev, Ukraine.