Who are the Outstanding 50?
The 17th annual Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Awards Dinner Gala was held on June 20th, 2018 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. The top award, the Pinnacle Award, which is presented to individuals who have reached the acme of their professional career and are widely acknowledged as leaders in their industry, was presented to Angela L Chao, Chairman and CEO, Foremost Group and Vivek Sankaran, President and Chief Operating Officer, Frito-Lay North America.
Established in 2001, the awards gala has cumulatively honored over 800 successful Asian Americans who represent over 50 industries and professions. John Wang, president of the AABDC, said, “The award honors individuals and serves to encourage the development of talent and leadership of Asian Americans.”
Over 750 people filled the Cipriani ballroom to celebrate, and to top it off, U.S.Secretary of Transportation Elaine L.Chao, New York State Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio all sent their warmest regards and best wishes to the recipients of the Outstanding 50 Award.
For more information go to www.outstanding50award.com