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. provides a valuable source of data on 192 countries and offers analysis, articles and awards that are the heritage of over 30 years of experience in international financial markets.

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 at Large: Andrea Fiano

Managing Editor: Edith Updike 

Senior Digital Editor: Phạm Bình

Contributing Editors: Anthony Noto, Rob Daly, Steven Bills, Susannah Gold, Susan Kelly

Contributing Writers: Tiziana Barghini, Efraim Chalamish,
Thomas Clouse, Chloe Domat, Jonathan Gregson, Justin Keay, 
Denise Chrispim Marin, Craig Mellow, Vincent Nwanma,
Solly Boussidan, Michael Shari, Mark Townsend, Luca Ventura, Gilly Wright 

Art Direction: Poul Lange
Copy Editors: Steve Bills, Susannah Gold, Bruce Kamiat, Clare McKeen, B. Cohen 

Managing Director, Europe and Asia: Richard Scholtz
Vice President, Sales: Peter McManus 
Vice President, Latin America & the Caribbean: Dulce A. Chicon 
Sales Director: Dimitri Hayat
Sales Manager, Events and Strategy: Magdalena Georgieva

Director Of Marketing: Michael Ambrosio
Digital Marketing Executive: Leonor Da Cruz
Marketing & Events Assistant: Claudia Clay
Awards and Marketing Assistant: Giulia Cattani

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

Advertising Offices
London 44 (0)20 3480 9782
New York 1-212-447-7900

Advertising Representatives
MHI China: Wendy Lin
South Korea: Pearl Jin, The Peak Media Company Ltd.
Turkey: Fethiye Sarol Saraa ǧ azade

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

Founding Editor: Carl G. Burgen