Morgan Williams received a Special Presidential Award 2017 from ACC in Ukraine!
U.S.-Ukraine Business Council, Washington,D.C.
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
On November 18, the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine presented the 2017 Thanksgiving Choice of the Business Community Awards.
In the picture left to right: Andy Hunder; President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine; Morgan Williams, President of U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC); Christi Anne Hofland, Director of America House in Kyiv.
At the highlight of the ceremony, president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine Andy Hunder presented the new Presidential Award of recognition and respect to the person, who has been developing U.S.-Ukraine business relations for many years.
Morgan Williams, President of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) was honored by ACC Ukraine for 10 years of outstanding leadership and dedicated service promoting U.S. – Ukrainian business relations. The award was presented during the Thanksgiving Dinner at the Hilton Hotel Kyiv.
Acting Minister of Health of Ukraine Doctor Ulana Suprun (In the center of the photo) also received an award for the development of the healthcare system in Ukraine. Ulana Suprun and her team made big steps in the right direction, demonstrating to Ukrainian society to be serious on reforms.
In the Picture Left to right: U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch; USUBC President Morgan Williams, Irina Paliashvili, President, RULG-Ukrainian Legal Group; Andy Hunder, Preside, ACC Ukraine.
Dr. Irina Paliashvili, Chair of USUBC Legal Committee thanked ACC Ukraine on behalf of the USUBC Executive Committee for the spectacular Thanksgiving Dinner and for acknowledging so beautifully Morgan’s contribution to the U.S.-Ukraine business relations. "You really have chosen the two most deserving individuals, Morgan Williams and Ulana Suprun, each in their own way helping to pull Ukraine out of the dark past and into a new civilized future', Irina Paliashvili added.
In the picture left to Right: Ulana Suprun, Acting Minister of Healthcare of Ukraine, Morgan Williams, President of U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC)
The American Chamber of Commerce every year recognizes projects and individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the development of a favorable business and social environment in Ukraine or promoted Ukraine internationally.
In 2017, the Chamber received over 20 nominations. Representatives of the Chamber Member Companies named people, organizations or projects that have made the most valuable contribution to the development of business and social climate in Ukraine, and later made their choice through voting.
In the picture left to right: Andy Hunder; President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine; Morgan Williams, President of U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC); Christi Anne Hofland, Director of America House in Kyiv
American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine also presented the Awards to Valeria Gontareva and National Bank of Ukraine for exceptional efforts in cleaning up and developing Ukraine’s banking system; Jaroslava Johnson, Western NIS Enterprise Fund for shaping the future of Ukraine – for The Ukrainian Leadership Academy; and Invictus Games Team Ukraine for an incredible debut of the Ukrainian team at the Invictus Games in Toronto.
USUBC NOTE: Western NIS Enterprise Fund is a member of U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), Wash, D. C.