Tomorrow, Friday, October 18, 2013, Meridian International Center will present Chairman and CEO of Moët Hennessy, Christophe Navarre with the Meridian Corporate Leader Award. On receiving this award, Mr. Navarre will join the prestigious group of top corporate leaders who have received this special honor, including The Honorable Carlos M. Gutierrez, 35th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce and Vice Chairman of Albright Stonebridge Group and Joseph Saunders, Executive Chairman of Visa Inc, among others.
This presentation will be a proud moment for the Meridian Team. As a global leadership organization, we take pride in our unwavering commitment to bringing the world’s top leaders together; and tomorrow, at the Meridian Global Leadership Summit, we do it again – this time to explore the changing face of global leadership and collborate on how we can solve many of the complex problems facing the world today. Indeed, Mr. Navarre is one of those leaders who has displayed all the qualities of a true global leader – mental acuity, cultural dexterity, unfathomable courage, and the uncanny ability to seize opportunities in every situation.
According to Ambassador Stuart Holliday, President and CEO of Meridian International Center – “Meridian is pleased to honor Mr. Navarre for his unwavering commitment to international cooperation and global engagement. He is a remarkable model for the thousands of emerging leaders coming through Meridian each year. We are also extremely proud to be aligned with Moët Hennessy – a truly global company and a world-class leader that aligns closely with Meridian’s mission and the focus of our programs including historic preservation, global aid, development and volunteer initiatives, and art education.”