Though the weather outside was dreary and grey, the inside of our Atlanta office was lively and vibrant as we hosted approximately 250 guests at our New Year’s Reception on Tuesday, January 15th.
Sponsored by Commerzbank AG, the event was attended by high profile representatives from the German – American business community, including: Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany Christoph Sander, GACC South’s Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman, President and CEO of AGCO Corporation Martin Richenhagen and GACC South’s Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and President of BLG Logistics, Inc. Steven Markham.
The evening was splendid and filled with an amazing company who toasted to the occasion and their friendship while extending their best wishes for future successes in 2013. The celebration featured exceptional German cuisine was provided by our friends at breadtime.
The reception also served as an occasion to commemorate the 21 membership anniversaries we are celebrating in 2013 and an opportunity to recognize the efforts of Dr. Eike Jordan, who was awarded the Certificate of Commendation from Governor Nathan Deal by Nico Wijnberg, the International Business Liaison for the Georgia Department of Economic Development, for his significant contributions in building and expanding Germany’s presence within the region.
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