First Knight

George Iacobescu is the first Romanian Sir.

“Romanian businessman George Iacobescu, president and executive director of the Canary Wharf has been named a Knight Bachelor in UK, according to Romania’s Embassy to London. The has been given the title for contribution to charity, to the community and the financial services industry. He is the first Romanian who has received such a title from Queen Elisabeth the II-nd. It allows Iacobescu to use the noble title Sir.”

The whole article here. (Thanks to V. for the link). An interview from 2008 with the Canary Wharf boss here.

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