On Monday, May 14 André Esteves, Chairman and CEO, BTG Pactual and Alberto Weisser, Chairman and CEO, Bunge Limited visit the NYSE and ring The Opening BellSM in honor of being named "Person of the Year" by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce (the "Chamber") for his outstanding contributions to Brazil-U.S. relations.
Watch the video of the ringing.
Each year the Chamber honors two leaders, one Brazilian and one American, who have been particularly instrumental in forging closer ties between the two nations.
This year's "Person of the Year" Awards Dinner will take place on May 17 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
Honoring Visionaries in US-Brazil Business/ "Person of the Year" Awards:
Each year, the Brazilian Chamber's Person of the Year Awards honors extraordinary leaders who have been particularly instrumental in forging closer ties between Brazil and the U.S. The international business, financial, and diplomatic communities convene each year at this traditional event to pay tribute to the honorees.
Over the past forty one years, this annual event has become one of the most important business and social gatherings in New York City. On May 17, 2012, distinguished guests from the United States, Brazil and other nations will gather for the highly anticipated 2012 Person of the Year Awards Dinner. (Source: Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce)