Hewson are most deserving this recognition for their exceptional careers as transformational leaders and outstanding contributions to global commerce," said Peter Tichansky, President and CEO of BCIU
Established at President Eisenhower's initiative in 1955, BCIU
is a premier business association whose membership includes 200 of the world's leading corporations in all major industries.
promotes international understanding through dialogue and action by organizing briefings and off-the-record discussions between senior government officials and key business executives on issues of common concern, by facilitating public-private partnerships in the global marketplace, and by assisting stakeholders with problem-solving in turbulent situations and markets.
Eisenhower Global Leadership Award," said Ambassador Frank Wisner, Vice Chairman of BCIU
ABOUT BCIU BCIU
is a business association founded in 1955 at a White House initiative to promote trade and investment by facilitating dialogue and action between business and government.
As an advocate for commercial and public diplomacy in the international arena, BCIU
lauds Negroponte's longtime foreign service.
In addition to the BCIU
, this year's honorees also include Secretary of State James Baker (the Ralph Bunche Award for lifetime achievement) and Ambassador Diana Lady Dougan (the Cyrus R.
Slim's steady ascent and success across every business, philanthropic and academic pursuit he has engaged in is unparalleled, embodying the global visionary leadership characteristics President Eisenhower sought to foster when he created The Business Council for International Understanding," said Peter Tichansky, President and CEO of BCIU
Since its inception in 1955 as a White House initiative under President Eisenhower, the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU
) has been a neutral, results-oriented partner, facilitating dialogue and alliances between world businesses and political leaders.
forum provided a platform for President Mills to outline the strategic opportunities for investment in Ghana while also addressing the fundamental economic pillars fueling Ghana's fast growing economy.
By giving this award, BCIU
is recognizing more than 250,000 men and women around the world who have worked to restore the pride and credibility of Chrysler Group, Fiat and Fiat Industrial, and who continue to do so with a renewed sense of purpose and passion," said Marchionne.
Marchionne at the 8th annual BCIU
Gala on December 5th in New York City.