Global Finance is a monthly magazine founded in 1987 by publishing entrepreneurs Joseph Giarraputo and Carl Burgen. Giarraputo continues as Publisher and Editorial Director. Its mission is to help corporate leaders, bankers and investors chart the course of global business and finance.

Global Finance magazine has a circulation of 50,050, audited by BPA, and readers in 163 countries. Its headquarters are in New York, with offices in London and Milan. Global Finance ’s audience includes Chairmen, Presidents, CEOs, CFOs, Treasurers and other senior financial officers responsible for making investment and strategic business decisions at multinational companies and financial institutions.

Each year Global Finance selects the best financial institutions around the world. These awards have become a recognized and trusted standard of excellence.

The magazine started its website in 2002. offers analysis, articles and awards that are the heritage of 27 years of experience in international financial markets and provides a valuable source of data on 192 countries.

Global Finance is part of Class Editori Group , a leading Italian finance and lifestyle media company. Class Editori is listed on the Borsa Italiana stock exchange. It has a strong digital presence and international partnerships with Dow Jones, NBC, and General Electric.


Editor In Chief and Chairman: Paolo Panerai
Publisher and President: Joseph D. Giarraputo

Editor: Andrea Fiano
Managing Editor: Denise Bedell
Europe Editor/London: Anita Hawser
Contributing Writers: Rebecca Brace,
Arthur Clennam, Thomas Clouse, Ronald
Fink, Paula L. Green, Antonio Guerrero, Udayan Gupta,
Erik Heinrich, Kim Iskyan, Hilary Johnson, A. Forrest
Jones III, Justin Keay, Joel Kranc, Karen Kroll, Valentina
Pasquali, Gordon W. Platt Jr., Luca Ventura, Gilly Wright

Art Direction: Poul Lange
Copy Editor: Bill Christophersen
Copy Editor (Web): David Wray

Managing Director, Europe and Asia: Richard Scholtz
Vice Presidents, Sales: James MacDonald,
Peter McManus
Dimitri Hayat, Sales Manager, Europe

Director Of Marketing: Michael Ambrosio
Marketing/Special Projects/Events: Susan Berger
Web Producer/Online Content Manager: S.J. Yun

Managing Director, Operations: Christopher Giarraputo
Accounting Manager: Monika Sztachelski

Advertising Offices
London 44-207-929-0777
New York 1-212-447-7900

Advertising Representatives
China: Mary Yao, Media Gateway International
Ltd. Hong Kong.

Indonesia: Rita Jayadi, Pt Mediarep. Japan: Akiyoshi
Ojima, Jac Media. South Korea: Heinz Kim, Heinz
Communications Inc. Taiwan: Keith Lee, Advance
Media Services Ltd. Thailand: Nartnittha Jirarayapong,
N.J. International Media Company, Ltd.
Turkey: Fethiye Sarol Saraa ǧ azade
Russia: Arkady Komarou, Worldwide Business Media

Global Finance Media Inc.
Chairman: P. Panerai
Vice Chairman: A. Basodan
Directors: E. Adinolfi, G. Capolino, J. Giarraputo,
A. Mattei, I. Majeed, L. Panerai, V. Terrenghi

Founding Editor: Carl G. Burgen