Business Leaders, Student Scholars Recognized at Hussmann International Business Awards Ceremony
On Thursday, Oct. 8, the Boeing Institute of International Business in the John Cook School of Business sponsored the annual Hussmann International Business Awards Ceremony.
Three area executives received awards for their efforts to advance international trade in the region. Eight undergraduate students studying international business also received scholarships.
The event concluded with a celebratory reception.
The professional award winners are as follows:
- Joe Adorjan received the Globalist Award, presented by Pat Sly
- Greig Woodring received the International Visionary Award, presented by Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge
- Denny Coleman received the International Service Award, presented by Ed Monser
The eight study scholarships, funded by various companies, were presented by a representative from each organization, while University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D. and Mark Higgins, Ph.D., dean of the School of Business, bestowed the scholar medals.
The recipients are as follows:
- The Anheuser-Busch Global Business Scholarship was presented to Tasso Pettigrew by Stephen Frein, director of people at AB InBev.
- The Boeing Institute Advisory Board Scholarship was presented to David Andre by Institute board member David Orthwein.
- The Bud Berman and Kellwood Company Global Business Scholarship was presented to Hope Williams by Keith Grypp, senior vice president and general counsel at Kellwood.
- The Emerson Scholarship in International Business was presented to Alex Rios by Pat Sly, executive vice president at Emerson.
- The Monsanto Global Business Scholarship was presented to Maggie Hazzard by Lisa Safarian, vice president of commercial operations at Monsanto.
- The Neil Seitz International Business Scholarship was presented to Haley Martens by Neil Seitz.
- The Novus Global Business Scholarship was presented to Woojong Sim by Francois Fraudeau, president and CEO of Novus International.
- The Sigma-Aldrich Global Business Scholarship was presented to Gina Kowalczyk by Frank Wicks, executive vice president and president of Applied Markets at Sigma-Aldrich.
The 2015 ceremony was sponsored by Hussmann, a world leader in preserving and merchandising foods. The event was co-sponsored by the St. Louis Business Journal and supported by Tom and Kate Gunn. Bob and Rose Clausen again provided the professional awardee honor wall. Several other groups, including the Awards Ceremony Honorary Committee, the Awards Ceremony Planning Committee and global partnering organizations, also helped ensure the success of the event.
For more information about this annual event, or other events sponsored by the Boeing Institute of International Business in the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 314-977-3898.
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About the John Cook School of Business
Founded in 1910 with Father Joseph Davis’ vision to create a flourishing school of finance and commerce, the John Cook School of Business is the oldest business school west of the Mississippi River. Rooted in a rich history of values-based business education, for the past century Saint Louis University’s business school has continuously sought to define business education.
Accredited by AACSB International the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University is home to top-20 programs in entrepreneurship, international business and supply chain management. In 2015, U.S. News & World Report ranked the Cook School one of the top-100 business schools in the country. To learn more, visit business.slu.edu.View All News