More than 200 influential business leaders to attend BritishAmerican Businesses Corporate Citizenship Awards Ceremony honouring Dan Glaser, President and CEO Marsh & McLennan Companies and Steve Holliday, Chief Executive of National Grid plc for their commitment to corporate responsibility
LONDON, Tuesday June 9th, 2015 – BritishAmerican Business (BAB), the leading transatlantic business organization, will bring together more than 200 influential business leaders from both sides of the Atlantic for its Twelfth Annual Corporate Citizenship Awards Dinner at Merchant Taylors' Hall in London tomorrow.
At the Dinner, Sir Simon Fraser, Permanent Under Secretary, and Head of the Diplomatic Service, for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office will present BritishAmerican Business’s Annual Corporate Citizenship Awards for 2015 to Dan Glaser, President and CEO of Marsh & McLennan Companies, and Steve Holliday, CEO of National Grid.
Jeffries Briginshaw, CEO of BritishAmerican said “BritishAmerican Business is delighted to honour both Steve Holliday and Dan Glaser for their ongoing commitment and dedication to corporate responsibility as business leaders.
We have a strong tradition of celebrating those that have made outstanding contributions to business and citizenship and our Corporate Citizenship Awards Dinner is an absolute highlight of our annual programme. We come together as a transatlantic business community not just to celebrate, but also to reflect upon the examples set by leaders such as Dan and Steve, and the benchmarks for corporate behaviours that they are setting.”
Dan Glaser, President and CEO of Marsh & McLennan Companies commented:
“It is a great honour to receive the BritishAmerican Business Corporate Citizenship Award and to accept it on behalf of Marsh & McLennan’s 57,000 colleagues around the world.
Corporate citizenship is needed now more than ever in a challenging business landscape. Through engagement in BritishAmerican Business, we help drive innovation and create solutions to the issues of our time. It is a privilege to be recognized by this distinguished organization for our contributions to corporate citizenship.”
Steve Holliday, Chief Executive of National Grid, commented “I wish to express my gratitude to British American Business for honouring me with the Corporate Citizenship Award.
I am tremendously proud to receive this Award especially in the year that National Grid is named as UK Responsible Business of the Year. I am delighted to be joining the illustrious list of BAB Award alumni.”
About Marsh & McLennan Companies
MARSH & McLENNAN COMPANIES (NYSE: MMC) is a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and people. Marsh is a leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter is a leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; Mercer is a leader in talent, health, retirement, and investment consulting; and Oliver Wyman is a leader in management consulting. With annual revenue of $13 billion and 57,000 colleagues worldwide, Marsh & McLennan Companies provides analysis, advice and transactional capabilities to clients in more than 130 countries. The Company is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen and making a positive impact in the communities in which it operates. Visit www.mmc.com for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @MMC_Global.
About National Grid
National Grid is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world and has been named Responsible Business of the Year 2014 by Business in the Community. We own and manage the grids that connect people to the energy they need, from whatever the source. In Britain, we run the gas and electricity systems that our society is built on, delivering gas and electricity across the country. In the North Eastern US, we connect more than seven million gas and electric customers to vital energy sources, essential for our modern lifestyles.
About BritishAmerican Business
BAB is the leading transatlantic business organization, dedicated to helping companies build their business on both sides of the Atlantic. Its membership brings together the world’s leading multinational and middle market companies across sectors and geographies; and more than 100 of the world’s most successful CEOs support its work through their participation in its Advisory Board. It incorporates the American Chamber of Commerce (UK) and the British-American Chamber of Commerce (USA), which merged in 2000 to create a single, pre-eminent transatlantic organization that could support its members across the