“Leadership in International Commerce” Awards

The Leadership in International Commerce Award is awarded annually by the Carolina World Trade Association to recognize individuals making a difference in promoting international commerce in the Carolinas.

2014 Recipients

Tony Zeiss, President, CPCC

Chase Saunders, Attorney, McNair Law Firm

Michael Gallis, Urban Strategist, Michael Gallis & Associates

John Galles, Publisher Greater CharlotteBiz

2015 Recipients

Christopher William, TV Host, Carolina Business Review

Steve Troxler, Commissioner, N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Kevin Pitts, President, Charlotte Business Journal

Greg Sizemore, Director, U.S. Commerical Services Export Assistance Center

2016 Recipients

Clem Schrader –

Fred Jackson – American & Efird

Paul Cozza – North Carolina Ports

Mark Pringle – Siemens

2017 Recipients

Ms. Terri Pope – Vice President – American Airlines – Charlotte Hub Operations

Mr. John Williams – CEO – Domtar

(accepting the award on his behalf – Zygmunt Jablonski, Sr VP and Chief Legal and Administrative Officer)

Mr. Anderson D. Warlick – CEO, Parkdale, Inc.

Mr. Kenneth L. Golder – President and CEO – Clariant Corporation

Mr. Michael S. Hawley – Counsel, K&L Gates