Raj Subramaniam, CEO of FedEx, and 50 Asian American executives to be honored at gala dinner on September 21, 2023
— John Wang, President and Founder of AABDC.
NEW YORK CITY, NY, UNITED STATES, September 5, 2023/EINPresswire.com/ — Raj Subramaniam, President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of FedEx Corporation, will be honored at the 2023 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business black-tie dinner gala, which is marking its 22nd. year of recognizing excellence in corporate professionals and entrepreneurs.
The Asian American Business Development Center (AABDC) has to date conferred the premier award to over 1,000 Asian Americans corporate executives and entrepreneurs, representing scores of industries nationwide. Its highest honor is the Pinnacle Award, which has recognized a roster of C-Suite leaders at the helm of major brands.
The gala, which will be hosted at Cipriani Wall Street on September 21 will hand the Pinnacle Award to Raj Subramaniam, who is responsible for providing strategic direction for FedEx, one of the world’s largest transportation companies.
In addition, AABDC will honor the legacy of Sir Ivan Menezes, CEO of Diageo, who passed away on June 5, 2023, with a special Ivan Lifetime Achievement Award. Born in Pune, India, Ivan was one of Britain’s longest serving and most respected FTSE Chief Executives, transforming Diageo into the world’s leading premium drinks company and which accounts for 10% of the UK’s total food and drinks exports.
Each year, the Outstanding 50 award committee identifies and selects outstanding leaders who have built a successful business or who have distinguished themselves in their community.