WELLESLEY, Mass., Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two esteemed culinary leaders will be inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs at Babson College on November 12, 2015.
Dorothy Cann Hamilton, Founder and CEO of the International Culinary Center (ICC), and creator and host of Chef's Story, and Doug Rauch, Past President of Trader Joes, Founder of Daily Table, and CEO of Conscious Capitalism Inc., will be honored for their entrepreneurial influence and accomplishments across the food industry.
Established in 1978, the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs is the world's first entrepreneurship hall of fame. It includes more than 100 notable business figures such as Robert Kraft H'02, Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of the Kraft Group, Ray A. Kroc, former CEO of McDonalds, Richard Branson, Chairman of the Virgin Group, and Steve Forbes, President and Chief Executive Officer of Forbes.
"Our newest inductees have applied entrepreneurial thought and action to the global food industry setting the standard for innovation and sustainable approaches to entrepreneurial success," said Candida G. Brush, Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson College. "We, as a community with growing interest in the business of food, are pleased to present Dorothy and Doug as Academy honorees."
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Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds ®. The top-ranked college for entrepreneurship education, Babson is a dynamic living and learning laboratory where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society. We prepare the entrepreneurial leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to make a difference in the world, and have an impact on organizations of all sizes and types. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action ® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value.
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