Person of the Year Award Archives

Person of the Year Award Archives

Each year, the Chamber's Person of the Year Awards Dinner honors two outstanding leaders (one Brazilian and one American) who have been particularly instrumental in forging closer ties between the two nations.
United States
Brazil

2017

Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon, Jr. João Doria

2016

Timothy F. Geithner Arminio Fraga

2015

President Bill Clinton President Fernando Henrique Cardoso

2014

Sergio Marchionne Rubens Ometto Silveira Mello

2013

Terrence A. Duffy Luciano Coutinho

2012

Alberto Weisser André Esteves

2011

Duncan L. Niederauer Fábio C. Barbosa

2010

Jeffrey Robert Immelt H.E. Henrique de Campos Meirelles

2009

Ambassador Clifford M. Sobel José Sérgio Gabrielli de Azevedo

2008

Thomas F. McLarty III Yolanda Vidal Queiroz

2007

Thomas H. Glocer Manoel Felix Cintra Neto

2006

Paul M. Anderson Roger Agnelli

2005

Warren R. Staley Jorge Gerdau Johannpeter

2004

David Neeleman H.E. Luiz Fernando Furlan

2003

- Maurilio Biagi Filho

2002

Maurice R. Greenberg Pedro Moreira Salles

2001

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2000

Roger W. Sant H.E. Luiz Felipe Lampreia

1999

Alain J. P. Belda Mauricio Novis Botelho

1998

F. Duane Ackerman Ivo Pitanguy

1997

The Hon. Henry A. Kissinger H.E. Paulo Tarso Flecha de Lima

1996

John F. Sandner Leo Kryss

1995

Alexander J. Trotman José Ermirio de Moraes Filho

1994

William R. Rhodes João Havelange

1993

Philip H. Geier, Jr. Erling S. Lorentzen

1992

Thompson Lykes Rankin Carlos Guilherme Fischer

1991

Walter H. Weiner Roberto Civita

1990

The Hon. Carla A. Hills Sérgio Coimbra

1989

Richard J. Mahoney Paulo Fontainha Geyer

1988

Roberto C. Goizueta José Luis Cutrale

1987

Paul F. Oreffice Ozires Silva

1986

Roger B. Smith Luis Eulálio de Bueno Vidigal Filho

1985

C. Peter McColough Angelo Calmon de Sá

1984

John R. Opel Mário Garnero

1983

The Hon. George P. Schultz H.E. Ernane Galvêas

1982

W. H. Krome George Luiz Eduardo Campello

1981

Stephen D. Bechtel Leonídio Ribeiro Filho

1980

Robert O. Anderson Roberto Marinho

1979

Drummond C. Bell Paulo D. Villares

1978

David Rockefeller H.E. Hélio Beltrão

1977

William S. Sneath Jorge Wolney Atalla

1976

William L. Naumann José Papa, Jr.

1975

Henry Ford II H.E. João Paulo dos Reis Vellose

1974

Ellmore C. Patterson Augusto Trajano de Azevedo Antunes

1973

The Hon. Henry Kearns Caio de Alcântara Machado

1972

Edwin H. Gott Horário Sabino Coimbra

1971

The Hon. Nelson A. Rockefeller H.E. Mário Gibson A. Barbosa

1970

George Moore H.E. Antonio Delfim Netto