Distinguished Leadership Awards

  • Atlantic Council's 2019 Distinguished Leadership Awards

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    2019 Distinguished Leadership Awards

     


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  • Atlantic Council’s Distinguished International Leadership Award for International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde

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    2019 Distinguished Leadership Awards

    Distinguished International Leadership Award


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  • Atlantic Council’s Distinguished Business Leadership Award for FedEx Corp. Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith

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    2019 Distinguished Leadership Awards

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  • Atlantic Council Presents 2019 Distinguished Leadership Awards

    Awards presented to NATO, philanthropist Adrienne Arsht, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, and FedEx Chairman Frederick W. Smith

    There were two noteworthy firsts for the Atlantic Council at its 2019 Distinguished Leadership Awards dinner in Washington on April 30. For the first time in its history, the Atlantic Council presented an award to an international organization and a FedEx SameDay Bot, rolled out in February, turned heads as it carried an award onto stage.

    The Atlantic Council presented its Distinguished Leadership Awards to three exemplary individuals—its Distinguished International Leadership Award to International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde, its Distinguished Service Award to philanthropist Adrienne Arsht, and its

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  • 2019 Distinguished Leadership Awards - Adrienne Arsht

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    2019 Distinguished Leadership Awards
    Distinguished Service Award
     
    Hosts:
    John F.W. Rogers,
    Chairman,
    Atlantic Council Board of Directors
     
    Frederick Kempe,
    President and CEO,
    Atlantic Council
     
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  • 2019 DLA: Distinguished International Leadership Award for NATO

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    2019 Distinguished Leadership Awards

    Distinguished International Leadership Award Presentation

     


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  • Atlantic Council Honors History’s Most Successful Alliance

    To mark the seventieth anniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the Atlantic Council honored the Alliance and its twenty-nine-member countries with a distinguished leadership award, the first time an international organization has been presented with that distinction.

    Retired Marine Corps Gen. James L. Jones, Jr., a former Supreme Allied Commander Europe and executive chairman emeritus of the Atlantic Council said at the Atlantic Council Distinguished Leadership Awards Dinner on April 30, that NATO was being recognized “for the Alliance’s role in assuring peace, stability, and security in Europe and North America for the last seventy years.”


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  • On Presidential Leadership

    Atlantic Council President and CEO Frederick Kempe reflects on President Trump’s Iran decision and the 2018 Distinguished Leadership Awards

    It was a piquant coincidence that we scheduled the Atlantic Council’s annual Distinguished Leadership Awards dinner, saluting former President George W. Bush for his life-saving work against HIV-AIDS, opposite President Trump’s most consequential leadership decision to date, the undoing of the Iran nuclear deal.

    Receiving his award on May 10, the date on which Winston Churchill became Prime Minister in 1940, President Bush spoke with a clarity that ensured his meaning was not missed:

    “Churchill said in his lifetime two world wars had shown that oceans no longer protected the new world from the problems of the old. The only way for peace was through partnership and engagement. If we are together, nothing is impossible. If we are divided, all will fail. That’s why the Atlantic Council is important today....

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  • Howard Schultz's Venti Call to Action

    Amid questions about the “moral leadership of America,” Howard Schultz, executive chairman of Starbucks Corporation, said in Washington on May 10 that business leaders must realize that the onus is on them to step up to the plate.

    “Businesses and business leaders must understand that we are living at a time where the rules of engagement for a public company are very, very different than they’ve ever been, because we must pick up the slack and, unfortunately, the lack of responsibility of the political class,” Schultz said.

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  • 2018 Distinguished Leadership Awards

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    2018 Distinguished Leadership Awards

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