CEO and Vice Chairman Adam Tan Attends Atlantic Council Distinguished Leadership Awards Dinner and International Advisory Board Meeting
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – HNA Group, a global Fortune 500 company focused on tourism, logistics, and financial services, today announced that it has joined the Atlantic Council in support of the Council's mission of promoting constructive leadership and engagement in international affairs to meet global challenges. HNA Group's CEO and Vice Chairman Adam Tan marked HNA Group's membership by attending the Atlantic Council Distinguished Leadership Awards Dinner on June 5th and the Council's International Advisory Board meeting on June 6th in Washington DC.
Adam Tan, Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of HNA Group, said, "It is a great honor and privilege to join the Atlantic Council and participate in the Distinguished Leadership Awards Dinner alongside Vice President Mike Pence and other global leaders and friends from the business community. The individuals honored at Monday's event have made important and long-lasting contributions to the international community, and I was delighted to join in celebrating their leadership. I was also pleased to have the opportunity to discuss HNA Group's strategies for U.S. growth with Vice President Pence and other leaders, including our commitment to creating jobs and building further on HNA's 45,000-strong U.S. workforce."
Mr. Tan continued, "HNA Group has long been committed to working alongside organizations across the globe to bring a big world closer together. As a truly global company with roots in China, HNA Group is pleased to have the opportunity to contribute to the Council's mission to address economic and political challenges and create a more secure and prosperous world."
The Atlantic Council promotes constructive leadership and engagement in international political and economic affairs, provides an essential forum for its uniquely influential network of global leaders to shape policy choices and strategies, and works to strengthen transatlantic partnerships.
The Distinguished Leadership Awards Dinner is considered the leading event of its kind, convening an elite audience of approximately eight hundred guests from more than fifty countries, including the highest level of government, business, military, media, and civil society leaders. The Dinner generates financial support for the Atlantic Council's eleven regional centers and functional programs that collaborate to produce innovative research and analysis on critical global issues. The Awards Dinner honored outstanding global influencers, including: Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General; Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein of the United Arab Emirates; William C. Ford, Jr. Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company; U.S. Navy Admiral Michelle Howard; and Renée Fleming, globally-acclaimed American Soprano.
About HNA Group
HNA Group is a global Fortune 500 company focused on tourism, logistics, and financial services. Since its founding in 1993, HNA Group has evolved from a regional airline based on Hainan Island in southern China into a global company with approximately $145 billion of assets, more than $90 billion in annual revenues, and an international workforce of 410,000 employees, primarily across the Americas, Europe and Asia. HNA's tourism business is a fast-growing, vertically-integrated global player with market-leading positions in aviation, hotels and travel services. HNA operates and invests in nearly 3,200 hotels with over 380,000 rooms across major markets, and has 1,250 aircraft carrying nearly 100 million passengers to 270 cities worldwide. HNA's logistics business is a leader in logistics and supply chain management with capabilities in shipping and equipment manufacturing, maritime transportation, third-party payment platforms and project finance. In financial services, HNA is China's largest non-bank leasing company, and a leading provider of a diverse set of businesses in equipment leasing, insurance, asset management, investment banking and credit services. For more information, visit www.hnagroup.com.
About Atlantic Council
The Atlantic Council is a nonpartisan organization that promotes constructive US leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the central role of the Atlantic community in meeting today's global challenges. For more information, please visit AtlanticCouncil.org and follow us on Twitter @AtlanticCouncil.
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