Miami, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–April 6, 2005–Myrka Dellanos will emcee the PODER-BCG Business Awards Friday, April 8 in Miami, PODER magazine and The Boston Consulting Group announced today. Dellanos, a Spanish-language television personality, will host the event, which includes a keynote address by Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez.
The awards celebrate excellence in business leadership in the Americas. This year’s honorees are:
— Isadore Sharp, Four Seasons Hotels, Global Presence
— George Feldenkreis, Perry Ellis International, Best Revitalization Strategy
— Florentino Perez, Real Madrid, Best Brand Management
— Ferran Adria, Bulli Restaurant, Creativity Award
— Daniel Lamarre, Cirque du Soleil, Business Model Innovation
— Samuel Azout, Carulla Vivero, Best M&A strategy,
Ricardo Esteves, Foro Iberoamericano, Contribution to the Americas Agenda
— Carlos and Jorge de Cespedes, Pharmed, Best Growth Strategy
— Andy Garcia, Actor and producer, Renaissance Award
— Claudio X. Gonzalez, Kimberley Clark de Mexico, Lifetime Achievement Award
— Enrique Zambrano, Grupo Proeza, Best Corporate Culture
— Maria Asuncion Aramburuzabala, Tresalia Capital, Best Investor
— John F. Brock, InBev, Best International Expansion
— Linda Alvarado, Alvarado Construction, Best Entrepreneur
— Jorge Perez, The Related Group of Florida, Best Developer
— Andronico Luksic, APEC, Contribution to International Cooperation
The PODER-BCG Business awards, presented by Greenberg Traurig, will close the PODER-University of Miami Business forum, a two-day, invitation-only roundtable of business leaders from the Americas.
The Mexican Tourism Board will offer a cocktail reception immediately prior to the 7pm ceremony.
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