CEAL International Award Granted To Miguel Facusse Barjum

President of Corporacion Dinant honored for leadership and pioneering role in businesses

Aug 07, 2014, 17:05 ET from Corporacion Dinant

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporacion Dinant is proud to acknowledge that its President and Founder, Miguel Facusse Barjum, has been awarded the internationally acclaimed CEAL Founders Award.

Announcing the award, Manuel Urrutia Cantoral, International President of CEAL, praised Miguel Facusse for his pioneering role and leadership in promoting business between Latin American nations and for bringing together the public and private sectors.

Responding to news of this award, Miguel Facusse said, "It is a great honor to be given this award by CEAL.  Dinant is proud of its Honduran heritage and the contribution that we make to the national and Central American economies.  We are an inclusive company that respects and celebrates the diversity and human rights of its employees, customers and communities.  But we never stop trying to improve as a company, employer and member of the community.  With such an innovative, entrepreneurial and dedicated workforce, we are confident that Dinant will continue to expand throughout Central America and the Caribbean and further into new profitable global markets that are increasingly demanding our high-quality products."

Mr. Facusse will receive the Founder's Award at a ceremony on October 2nd 2014 at the Casa de America (Palacio de Linares) in Madrid, Spain, and attended by business, political and social leaders from across Latin America.

About Corporacion Dinant
Corporacion Dinant is a family-owned consumer products manufacturer founded in Honduras by Miguel Facusse in 1960.  Our products are sold throughout Central America and the Dominican Republic, and exported to global markets.  Dinant directly employs almost 8,000 people, supporting over 22,000 livelihoods, generating many millions of US$ in exports for the Honduran economy, and contributing significantly to the economies of all countries in which we operate.

Media contact: Roger Pineda, roger.pineda@dinant.com, t: +(504) 2239-8800

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