At an official ceremony in the presence of Prime Minister Mr. Oresharski, Governor of the Bulgarian National Bank, Mr. Ivan Iskrov, representatives of financial and industrial circles,the Executive Director of ZMM Sliven AD Mr. Georgi Dobrev was awarded with the "Atanas Burov" Foundation award for Industrial Management 2013.

Mr. Dobrev was born on November 2, 1951. He graduated from the University of Economics "Dimitar Blagoev" - Varna /Varna University of Economics now/- Industry economist degree.He began his career as a mechanic in Factory for rotating mechanical details in Nova Zagora in 1972. From 1978 and till now he works in ZMM Sliven AD and since 1994 he is Executive director.

He is a member of the Managing board of theBulgarian Branch Chamber - Machine Building.

The award is recognition for the years of effortmade by Mr. Dobrev and his dedication to the development of both ZMM Sliven AD and Bulgarian machine building industry.