Columbia Business School celebrated its 25th Annual Dinner, chaired by Henry Kravis ’69 of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, at the Waldorf-Astoria. Nearly 1,200 industry leaders from around the globe joined distinguished alumni, faculty members and students to make the event a success. The evening culminated with the School bestowing its annual Distinguished Leadership Awards.
Jacques Nasser, president and CEO of Ford Motor Company, was presented with the Distinguished Leadership Award in Business for his success in expanding the Ford brand internationally. The Honorable Rudolph Giuliani, mayor of New York City, received the Distinguished Leadership Award in Government for his remarkably successful eight-year term.