Canada's John Xanthoudakis, the Norshield Financial Group founder and CEO, recently won this year's DEKA Award for Philanthropy given by the Hellenic Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal. Xanthoudakis has done extensive work for promoting educational programs in Canada since 1997, when he established the Norshield Development Foundation. The Foundation runs a program aimed at helping Montreal-area youth considered at risk to social or drug-related pressures.
Norshield is manager of Canada's National Life Global Trading Fund and Univest II, a fund of funds. Xanthoudakis began his career in the managed futures industry in the early 1980s as a