Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Greece’s newly elected Prime Minister has appointed Antonis H. Diamataris as the Deputy Minister for Expatriate Greeks. Mr. Diamataris, who has been based in New York since 1968 when he migrated to the United States, has been
both the publisher and editor of the National Herald since 1979.
The new Deputy Minister for expatriate Greeks hails from Lemnos island where he was born in 1950 in Thanos village.
Antonis Diamataris’ history in a nutshell:
MBA from Columbia University.
He buys 100% of the shares of the publishing company Ethnikos Kyrix (National Herald) becoming the publisher for the historic newspaper.
Ethnikos Kyrix moves for the first time to privately-owned facilities in Long Island City.
Issues the weekly English edition of the newspaper, The National Herald.
The newspaper launches its websites.
He is honored with the Hellenic Republic’s Phoenix Award.
He is honored by President Barack Obama at the White House, for 100th Anniversary since the founding of Ethnikos Kyrix.
New York City renames the street in front of the headquarters of Ethnikos Kyrix to “Ethnikos Kyrix Way.”